# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Keyboarding (Secondary) Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Keyboarding (Secondary) (6151/18 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6151
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12

This course is designed for secondary school students to develop and enhance touch skills for entering alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information on a keyboard. Students compose and produce personal, educational, and professional documents. (Students who can demonstrate touch keyboarding skills may test out and enter into Keyboarding Applications 6153 to develop document preparation skills.)

This course will be eliminated effective with the 2019-2020 school year. The essential competencies are included in Digital Applications (6611/6617).

Note: Keyboarding (Secondary) may be offered as a complement to an existing concentration sequence in any Career Cluster. In some instances, where noted, it may be combined with specific courses to create concentration sequences.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Business Management and Administration
    • Business Information Management
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state CTE Cluster specialist.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.