Touch Typing Courses held across the UK


Gain an Advantage as a Touch Typist

The ability to touch-type gives learners significant advantages at school, university and especially in a future career. For those with learning difficulties or permission to use a computer in exams, this skill can be transformational. 

  • Empowering life skill – once mastered, never forgotten.

  • Automatic finger movements banish keyboard ‘hunt & peck’, saving countless hours of time – up to 800hrs per annum!

  • Increases efficiency and effectiveness

  • Cuts physical and mental fatigue

  • Boosts eye-hand co-ordination, letter recognition and self confidence

  • Readily transferrable asset – from school to University to career path!

Diane Gifford has successfully taught 100’s of children to touch type over the past 12+ years. Her professional non-competitive courses are very popular so please book now – places are limited.

We supply ALL the Equipment including:
● Laptops ● Monitors ● Headphones

● Colour coded keyboards and mice

​​● Keyboard covers


Some of our Students Gaining the Benefits of Touch Typing

Online Course Reviews
Parent Reviews

“F really enjoyed the course & he will continue to practise a little every day, whilst we are working at home.  Your tuition was spot-on for him: the right balance of encouragement & directiveness. Your kindness of offering the ‘extra’ hours of your time was amazing and much appreciated – seen very little nowadays”.                                 Mrs J D: Devon

“Thank you for being so patient with us and giving the children the tools to learn touch typing.  They are keen to keep going which is good news”                                                                                                                     Mrs O P: London

“E’s been practicing and has the 50 gold star and C has now got the 100 gold star award.  I heard about you on a Facebook post.  I’ve already recommended you and will continue to do so. I’m so glad my boys  now have this skill and are still keen to keep up the practice!”                                                                                                    Mrs T S: Perth

“The touch typing has been an absolute godsend.  My 9yr old struggles with dyslexia and the ability to put his thoughts down neatly and quickly with touch typing has meant that the quality of his schoolwork has taken a gigantic leap forward.  My 12yr old daughter is now also increasingly relying on her laptop and benefiting greatly, I can’t thank you enough for putting them on the right track.”                                                                                                               J C: Oundle

“You teach an invaluable skill - particularly for children like my son who finds writing such a struggle. He is going from strength to strength having just started at public school and is thriving in the top sets …long gone are the days when he was held back & terribly frustrated by his tortuous handwriting!”                                                      Mrs. JJ: Rutland

"My 8yr old has now been assessed as dyslexic and will be using a computer at school and in exams. As he's able to touch-type at 40wpm following your dynamic touch typing course, he will now not be disadvantaged.  We can't thank you enough."                                                                                                                                          CJ Northants

"Harry and Ben’s typing is improving… I know that their accuracy and speed will only get better with time and it’s a fantastic skill to have… it was nice for the children to be in a home environment.

I think you are great with the children, you have a lovely warm personality that they warm to".

Charlotte: Summer Hols 2018

"Thank you so much for a fabulous course. The boys really enjoyed themselves and getting to know two older boys from school. Bertie said this afternoon on the train to London that he felt happy that he had learnt how to do something new that will make his life easier forever! That’s the kind of accolade you want".

Roz: October Half Term 2018

“The course has been fantastic, a good mix of challenge and achievement.  The comradery between the students was very good even though they did not know each other at the beginning of the course.

I will definitely be recommending this course for more students at school.  Thank you Diane as I know you have helped me as well as all the youngsters present!”

Claire F: Godolphin School August 2019

"Thank you for the feedback. Joseph really enjoyed your typing course and with continued practice it will be brilliant for him at school and beyond." 

JC Shepton Montague Dec 2018

Thank you very much, great course and a very useful skill to have.  I learnt a lot, programme very useful and easy to follow.  Would definitely recommend it

LY  West Meon Jan 2019

Thank you so much for teaching William touch typing and for all your invaluable feedback. He did really well. Naturally we will give him your words of encouragement and feedback and urge him to continue to practice little and often. This skill will help him throughout his life and is so invaluable.

Ben will also complete this course with you when he is 9. I will keep in touch.

With best wishes and many thanks

EG and W G. April 2019

"Thank you so much Diane. You were wonderful, the whole week went well and the children learned so much. They all enjoyed the week, and Maddie has been practicing!"

Isabel: October Half Term 2018

I was easily the worst in my group and I found that it took a long time to establish the basics but Diane was wonderfully patient and kind and made my clumsy attempts acceptable. Thank you so much.

PS Gloucester Feb 2019

A very patient guide is Diane - and only wish I'd done this course 20 years ago.  A delight to complete the course in one's own home.  Huge thanks Diane for delivering a massively useful life skill!

LF  Shepton Montague Dec 2018

Many thanks for the happy memories!

I thoroughly enjoyed the course, even though (as was expected) it was rather more challenging for me than the younger generation.

JH Shepton Montague Dec 2018

Diane is kind, positive and full of enthusiasm - everything a tutor should be.

AS Gloucester Feb 2019

Really useful skill to learn and makes you become very disciplined.  Diane is very encouraging and patient!

CY  West Meon Jan 2019

A great course. Easy to get stuck into, and motivating when you see some progress!  Thank you

RY  West Meon Jan 2019

Student Reviews (just a few)
Adult Course Reviews

-  “I love touch typing and I will carry on.  Diane was a brilliant teacher.”

-  “I’m glad I spent time learning how to touch type.”

-  “It has been such an amazing experience.  It is such a good life skill and everyone should learn it.”

-  “At first I found the course quite difficult but as it has progressed, it has become easier and I have really enjoyed it.  I’m very glad I decided to do it as I think it will really help me.  Thank you”

-  “It felt impossible to begin with and you helped us through and now it’s so simple.  Thanks!”

-  “Thank you! I have learned how to touch type amazingly and I loved the course!”

-  “If I had been told I would be able to touch type in 4 mornings, I would not have believed it.  Thank you”

-  “I loved the programme and found the course helpful, also I loved Diane as an instructor”


Learning to Touch Type is a Great Investment.

Touch typists have a skill for life, giving them a substantial advantage as they progress through education and into their chosen careers.


Type By Touch

The Pines


Perth, Scotland

PH1 3SU 

01738 506 265

07494 717 578

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