Digital Court Reporter
This 4 week (30 - 40 hours) course will guide students though the principles, legal terminology and techniques used by successful Digital Court Reporters. Students will learn decorum, procedures, annotations and ethics required in the profession.
This 6 week (50 - 60 hour) course provides students with the ability to transcribe, edit, and proofread legal transcripts for correct grammar, punctuation and word usage. Students will learn legal, medical and courtroom-specific terminology as well as professional ethics and research techniques.
AAERT CEU Credits
Continuing Education Units
We offer AAERT members the ability to earn CEU credits towards recertification as well as the ability to get a deeper understanding of topics important to the industry. Currently we offer CEU classes on Formatting Transcripts with Microsoft Word, Professional Ethics and Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. Check back for additional CEU Course offerings.
Exclusive Course Packages
Digital Court Reporting, Legal Transcription, Formatting for Word, and Prepare to Pass courses
Includes both the Digital Court Reporting and the Legal Transcription courses
For students preparing for the AAERT exam
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 Stated 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.