BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

COMP-103 - Keyboarding I - 3.00 Credits

COMP-103 - Keyboarding I - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
The course provides learners with the necessary techniques to keyboard accurately at a minimum of 25 wpm using the alpha and numeric keyboard. Keyboarding accuracy is a valuable skill for all. Students need to be enrolled in Applied Business Technology/Office Administration to take this course; however, this course or the equivalent skill is essential for those interested in an office career, and a prerequisite for subsequent computer courses where keyboarding is required. This course is one of the required courses needed to receive an Applied Business Technology/Office Administration Certificate at BC public colleges. Students planning to complete a college certificate program must meet college entrance requirements.
Part of the:
  • BUSINESS Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Office Administration Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Fall 2018 (September - December)
  • Prerequisites : Program admission requirements
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Bachelors Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • keyboard accurately and proficiently by touch*;
  • proofread quickly and accurately;
  • apply basic ergonomic principles;
    build keyboard speed and accuracy;
  • manage time effectively; and
  • work independently and follow written directions.


  • *Touch is the ability to keyboard accurately without looking at your fingers. This ability is the key to a steady increase in speed and accuracy.
    Text and Materials:
  • Van Huss, et al. College Keyboarding: Lessons 1 – 25 Keyboarding Course, Canadian Edition. Current Edition. Scarborough, ON. Nelson Education.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    COMP-103-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T,TH10:35AM - 12:00PM04 Sep 201818 Dec 2018