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.

The average person can type around 40 WPM (words per minute). A professional transcriptionist should type at least 70 WPM, but the faster, the better.

In this course you will learn important skills for improving your speed and accuracy.

Some exercises in the course require the use of TurboType to complete. We have made available a 90-day license of TurboType for this course. In order to use this software, you will need a computer that runs Windows 10 or 11.

(8 hours / .8 CEUs)

Course Fee: $159


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 transcriptionists in the court systems as well as by private firms across the United States and the world. The nature of the court reporting and transcription 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 transcriptionists 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.