This 20-hour course will cover the following topics, specifically as they relate to legal transcription: 

  • Parts of speech
  • General spelling rules
  • Confusing words
  • Capitalization
  • Formatting
  • Punctuation     

A deep understanding of the English language as well as spelling, grammar, formatting, and punctuation is necessary to succeed as a transcriptionist. This course will review familiar concepts as well as introduce new ones in order to best prepare you to handle complex transcription assignments. 

NOTE:  This CEU course content is included in other courses we offer, like the Legal Transcription course. 

Parts of this CEU course may be contained in other courses.

(20 hours / 2.0 CEU)

Course Fee: $139


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.