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Legal Transcriptionist

This course will prepare you for a career as a legal transcriptionist. The legal transcriptionist has the important job of correctly transcribing and punctuating the spoken word in order to create a verbatim record for legal proceedings. This course will also give you an understanding of the legal system including relevant ethics, professional standards, and procedures, and prepare you to sit for and pass the AAERT Certified Electronic Transcriber exam.

legal-transcriptionist
$995.00 (USD)

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Overview

Objective

What you will learn

  • How to create an accurate legal transcript
  • Master transcript formatting, focusing on federal court systems
  • Discover parts of speech, proper legal punctuation, and spelling
  • Increase knowledge of legal, medical, and industry terminology
  • Understand professionalism, ethics, and confidentiality
  • Gain fundamentals of the United States legal system

How you will benefit

  • Develop the skills you need to become a successful legal transcriptionist who can work from home
  • Successfully prepare to sit for and pass the AAERT's (American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers) Certified Electronic Transcriber (CET) exam
  • The AAERT certification vastly improves your marketability when applying for work at freelance agencies or court systems, some of which require the certification by law or because of government contracts

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Virginia Wesleyan University

5817 Wesleyan Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23455 US
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