Speed Reading

Personal Skills

Aims of the course

Speed reading is a vital skill for anyone who has large amounts of content to read as part of their role. This one-day training course will equip participants with the ability to speed read and dramatically increase the amount of information they can review and retain.


Who will benefit from attending?

Ideal for anyone needing to read high volumes of information within short time-frames


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Main Group


Participants will learn to:

  • Understand and apply techniques to significantly improve reading speed
  • Optimise their capacity to concentrate, comprehend, retain and recall information
  • Increase productivity by being able to absorb more information in less time


Key topics covered:

  • Speed test – how fast do you currently read and to what extent are you remembering content?
  • The obstacles to reading and the methods to overcome them - speaking, fixing and regression
  • Reading techniques
  • Different techniques for different materials
  • Concentration and strategies for maintaining concentration
  • Skimming and finding critical information quickly
  • Practice with the screen reader
  • Retest and summary of speed techniques
  • Conclusion and action plan


What is included?

The majority of our courses are customised and delivered in house.  Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £950.00, which includes diagnostics, course customisation to ensure the course meets the specific needs of your organisation, materials and delivery to groups of up to 15 people.  This equates to a training investment of £65.00 per head. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants.