Voice Writing Short-Term Certificate
Area of Study: Voice Writing
Degree/Certificate: Short-Term Certificate
Entry-level court reporter in the judicial/official, freelance, captioning and/or CART avenues of the profession. Entry-level employment as a transcriptionist using voice recognition technology. Upon completion of this certificate, students can sit for the NVRA and/or NCRA Written Knowledge Test. This is a 100-question testing knowledge on procedural, and more academic-type materials including vocabulary, punctuation, transcript distribution, professional responsibilities, and ethics. Students can sit for the NVRA Skills Test using voice writing technology consisting of the dictation and transcription of three five-minute segments with accuracy of 95 percent – 180 word-per-minute literary, a 200 word-per-minute jury charge, and a 225 word-per-minute question and answer.
In the following states this certificate prepares you for entry-level CART and captioning work whereas voice writers are currently not allowed to practice in their judicial systems: California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Vermont.
For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend this program, please view the disclosure for this program.