Teeline Shorthand

Course Duration: Open for 12 months – complete within 4-12 months to suit you!

Qualification: NCFE CQ10464 accredited Level 3 Diploma.

Our online distance learning/home study Teeline Shorthand course is a quick skill development course designed for those working as a PA, Executive Assistant, Administrator etc where being able to take down the spoken word would be a useful skill to have in their job.

Teeline Shorthand is also useful for Graduates, Managers, Sales Personnel – anyone who attends meetings and conferences and who would find it useful to take notes with ease.

Adding Teeline Shorthand as a skill to your CV is well recognised as a useful bonus when applying for jobs.

You can use your shorthand to take down telephone messages, instructions, minutes of meetings etc.


Accreditation by NCFE

CQ 10464 Shorthand Diploma Level 3

We are an approved NCFE CQ Centre. NCFE is one of the leading vocational awarding bodies in the UK and is also recognised internationally.

Level 3 is advanced level and the Shorthand Diploma has been benchmarked using Ofqual’s QCF level descriptors to allow you to consider the depth of study and level of difficulty involved.

Further information about NCFE Awarding Body and accreditation.


Course Overview

Course Material  The Teeline Fast textbook is included in the course fees, plus dictation at various speeds, correspondence style dictation, business meetings videos for minutes of meetings etc.

Tutor Support  Qualified and experienced tutors will be working with you throughout the course providing feedback to submitted work, guidance and tutoring via email with the option to book phone/video calls when required.

Accessing Your Course  You will access your course online from your computer, tablet or phone on the move or from home via your Learning Hub Account.

Course Open up to 12 months, giving you plenty of flexibility and “time out” for holidays, illness, moving house etc.

Studying  From as little as 2 hours a week or more to suit you. However, outstanding students and those who study full time can be fast-tracked and potentially complete within 4 months.

100% Complete at home The whole course, including Assessments can be completed at home.

Careers Advice  CV design, interviews, support whilst applying for jobs included and for up to 2 years after completion. Students secure a new job or gain promotion whilst studying with us or after they have completed their course.


Course Content

This is a short course and designed to give you effective results to enable you to use your shorthand in your working life as soon as possible. 

You will develop the full range of skills required to use Teeline shorthand including:

  • Introduction to Teeline
  • Learning the Alphabet
  • Joining Letters Together
  • Special Outlines
  • Your First Dictation
  • Correspondence Dictation
  • Getting a Smoother Join
  • Speed Development
  • The Letter 'S'
  • Letters 'I' and 'Y'
  • The Letter 'L'
  • Joining Awkward Outlines
  • Common Words
  • Putting it all Together
  • Phrasing
  • Dictation Practice
  • Vowels
  • Shorthand Delevelopment Exercises
  • Blending and Doubling
  • Shortcuts and More Blending
  • The letter 'C'
  • Word Beginnings
  • Word Endings
  • Skill Development and Mocks
  • Minutes of Meetings

We have specific start dates when you can start a course, with limited places available.

Tuesday 7th - Last few places

Tuesday 4th - Places available
Tuesday 11th - Places available
Tuesday 18th - Places available
Tuesday 25th - Places available

Next Step

If you have any questions, or would like careers and course advice, please contact our Careers Adviser, Penny Lewis.