# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Keyboarding Applications Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Keyboarding Applications (6153/18 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6153
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 a variety of personal, educational, and professional documents.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Keyboarding course(s) or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills

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

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.