Continuing Education Unit (CEU)
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Some content found in CEU courses are from other BlueLedge courses.

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COURT REPORTING FOR ALL CAPTURE METHODS

Thiscourse provides students with a thorough understanding of how to cover court and non-court proceedings; the basics of the legal system; and court reporting professional, ethical, and confidentiality requirements. 

(30 hours / 3.0 CEUs)


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DEPOSITION FUNDAMENTALS

Learn how to format deposition transcripts and other non-court legal proceedings.  Federal (AAERT) formatting is not covered in this course.

(10 hours / 1.0 CEUs)


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TRANSCRIPTION BASICS

This course provides an overview of fundamental skills for creating a high-quality transcript. It includes skill-building exercises in research techniques, understanding accents, listening with context, MS Word tips, basic/general formatting, and proofreading. Federal (AAERT) formatting is not covered in this course.

(15 hours / 1.5 CEUs)


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PREPARE FOR PRACTICAL - CET

This CEU course provides students with helpful feedback on transcription assignments to help them prepare for the CET practical exam.

(8 hours / 0.8 CEUs)


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WORKING WITH A LEGAL VIDEOGRAPHER

This CEU course will cover information on the responsibilities of a videographer, video technology, and how to work with a videographer.  

(1 hour / 0.1 CEUs)


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COVERING COURT & LARGE PROCEEDINGS

This course is designed for someone who would like to master techniques for covering court work and large proceedings as a digital reporter. Large proceedings include depositions with many lawyers present, arbitrations, and meetings.

(12 hours / 1.2 CEUs)


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CAPITALIZATION

This CEU course covers information on when to and when not to capitalize.

(1.5 hours / .15 CEUs)


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GENERAL TRANSCRIPTION TERMINOLOGY

This course will go over terminology you may encounter while transcribing. Sections include legal, medical, historical/Latin, business, and pop culture terminology.

(3 hours / 0.3 CEUs)


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LIFE CYCLE OF A CASE

This CEU course covers information on the stages of a case including filing, discovery, and trial.

(1 hour / 0.1 CEUs)


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INTRO TO DIGITAL REPORTING - CANADA

This course is designed to give participants a thorough understanding of digital court reporting to cover examinations for discovery and other non-court proceedings..

(20 Hours / 2.0 CEUs)


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IMPROVING YOUR SPEED & ACCURACY

As a professional transcriptionist, it is important for your productivity, and therefore your income, to type fast. This course will help you gain speed and typing confidence.  

(8 hours / 0.8 CEUs)


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TRANSCRIPTION ENGLISH, GRAMMAR, & PUNCTUATION

This course will cover information on parts of speech, confusing words, and spelling rules. It is also a deep dive into grammar, punctuation, and capitalization. 

(10 hours / 1.0 CEUs)


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NUMBERS IN TRANSCRIPTS

This CEU course covers information on when to and when not to capitalize. 

(1.5 hours / 0.15 CEUs)


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FORMATTING LEGAL TRANSCRIPTS IN MS WORD

Learn how to use Microsoft Word to help you more easily create legal transcripts.  This CEU course covers federal formatting rules.

(4 hours / 0.4 CEUs)


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ETHICS & PROFESSIONALISM

This CEU course covers court reporting ethics, professionalism, confidentiality, conflicts of interest, and more. 

(2 hours / 0.2 CEUs)


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THE LEGAL SYSTEM

This course will cover types of courts, types of law, and life cycle of a case.

(3 hours / 0.3 CEUs)


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COURT REPORTING IN FLORIDA

This course will cover the information that must be followed by a reporter/transcriptionist working in the State of Florida.

(15 hours / 1.5 CEUs)


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UNDERSTANDING SOUND & MICROPHONES

This course covers the topics of sound, microphones, A/V equipment, and room setup.  

(3 hours / 0.3 CEUs)


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BlueLedge is an AAERT-approved training center, preparing students for national certification in digital court reporting and legal transcription. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the job opportunity?

There is a growing demand for court reporters and transcribers in the court systems as well as by private firms across the United States and the world. The nature of the court reporting and transcribing industry is that you truly can work anywhere, as there are always needs.

What defines a good digital court reporter?

Court reporters should be customer service focused, organized, capable of conducting different work in a variety of environments with people from a diverse background and capable of utilizing the legal knowledge gained through BlueLedge.

What does AAERT approval mean?

BlueLedge has passed a rigorous evaluation process by the nationally recognized governing association for digital/electronic reporters and legal transcribers to ensure the highest quality education for our students.

What defines a good legal transcriptionist?

Legal transcriptionists should be detail oriented, have a firm grasp of the English language, organized, capable of sitting in front of a computer for long periods of time while listening to audio with the legal knowledge gained through our training courses.