Digital Court Reporting with Legal Transcription
Court reporting is one of the fastest growing career areas in the legal system. This 100% online course will prepare you to enter the court reporting field as both a digital court reporter and legal transcriber. You will be fully prepared to pass the Certified Electronic Reporter (CER) and Certified Electronic Transcriber (CET) exams, offered by the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT). The AAERT’s nationally recognized certifications are leading credentials required by various court systems and agencies.
Note: If taking the course to prepare for the exam, please research the locations you are interested in working in to find out whether they use digital reporting methods. Then ask if they recognize AAERT certification.
- What you will learn
- How you will benefit
- Fundamentals of our legal system including Legal, medical, and industry terminology
- Professionalism, ethics, and confidentiality
- Legal, medical, and industry terminology
- Digital reporting hardware and software including practice using digital recording software
- Transcript formatting, focusing on federal court systems
- Develop the skills you need to become a successful digital reporter and legal transcriber who can work in the field and at home
- Be in a position to sit for and pass the AAERT (American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers) and Certified Electronic Transcriber exams, further broadening your options for employment.
- AAERT certification vastly improves your marketability when applying for work at freelance agencies or court systems, some of which require the certification by law or because of government contracts.
Job Placement Opportunities with Veritext
Students who successfully complete Digital Court Reporting with Legal Transcription will have access to job placement opportunities with Veritext ( veritext.com ), a leader in deposition and litigation support solutions with a proven track record of industry excellence.
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