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BC Provincial Court Transcriptionist Certificate- Daytime

Course number : 5000001   
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CourseGraphic What is court Transcription?
  • Accurately transcribing from audio word for word what is being said by all parties, in a given Provincial Court proceeding.
  • Trails, Preliminary inquiries, bail hearings, etc.,
  • Student will learn the requirements to produce certified transcripts for BC Provincial Courts
  • in accordance with standards set by Ministry of Attorney General
  • MANDATORY:  Confidentiality Agreement & Criminal Record check.
  • Full-time, self employed, working in home office
  • Ability to network with other transcriptionists & office support always available
  • Contractually obligated to produce transcripts with specific timelines
  • All work sent or received online is secure - you can work anywhere in province or Canada.
  • Initial equipment costs: Foot Pedal, Headset, File sharing program etc.,
  • There are approximately 86 full time or circuit Courts within BC
  • Traffic, Civil, Small Claims, Family, Criminal
  • Visit a local court as part of training
Disciplines of a Transcriptionist
  • Contractually obligated to produce transcripts with specific deadlines. 
  • Expected to be self motivated with good time management.
  • Paid per page, rates categorized : regular, expedited and daily rates
Expectations of a Transcriptionist
  • Full-time job/career and flexibility of hours
  • Upon successful completion, there are options for audio proceedings         
- Hearings, tribunals, inquests, etc.,
  • Audio: You may have good and bad days
-  Issues of good and bad audio levels
  • Accents, fast or soft spoken voices, and possible incomplete sentences
  • Interrupted speech or others cross talking each other or poor audio transfer from external video of witness or… eloquent, polite speakers!
  • Upon successful completion of course, you will be given a guaranteed job interview
          - No guarantee of a job placement
  • Provide students with a thorough working knowledge of fundamental court transcription, and developed skills to successfully complete certified scripts of court proceedings.

            •           Basic knowledge of computers
            •           Grade 10 English - Excellent spelling, grammar and proofreading skills
            •           Accurate typing skills of 40+ wpm
            •           Confidentiality agreement signed prior to first class
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Class Details

46 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Millside Centre

Frances Spalding 



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 10/08/2018, 11/12/2018)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
9/24/2018 - 12/13/2018 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Coquitlam, Millside Centre  Map Frances Spalding  ClassRoom

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