This certificate is designed to provide relevant skills to individuals pursuing careers transcribing legal, medical, or general material, and/or providing office technology/office computer applications support. Transcribers, also known as transcriptionists, convert speech (either live or recorded) into written or electronic text documents. Transcription services are often provided for business, legal, or medical purposes. Transcribers may work from home, in hospitals or physicians' offices, and in various business environments. Potential jobs in this field include, but are not limited to: Legal Transcriptionist, Web Content Transcriptionist, Video Transcriptionist, General Transcriptionist, Medical Transcriptionist, and Office Support Assistant.
|Course Number||Course Title||Hours|
CAT Software Basics
Voice Writing Theory
Computer-Aided Transcription 1
16 - 18 hours
48 - 54 hours
32 - 36 hours
120-140 WPM Speed Goal
120-140 WPM: Multi-Voice Focus
190 - 200 hours
112 - 126 hours
|NCCC007||Keyboarding and MS Word Basics||48 - 54 hours|
|NCCC028||Computer-Aided Transcription 2||32 - 36 hours|
Total Certificate Hours: 288-398 hours
Certificates are listed as hours rather than college credit (units). Students must pass and complete the minimum number of hours required.