Legal Transcript Course

Study From Home 

GET TRAINED & NATIONALLY CERTIFIED in a few days. National Certification Included in Tuition.

New Career Training Institute’s accelerated home study Legal Transcript program features a blended 300-hours of online lecture or paper-based study material in the comfort of your own home, and mentoring to prepare you for a new career.. National Certification Included in Tuition.

How long does it take to complete this program?  

This program is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace.
*Average completion time for this program if you study on a full time basis is about 4 weeks 
*Average completion time for this program if you study on a part time basis is about 8 weeks

Complete your course work online, through the mail, or in combination. 

You can study either via the paper-based or the online method: 
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Course Overview

The Legal Transcription Certificate Program is an online professional development program that will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to develop keyboard skills with speed and accuracy using touch typing techniques. You will also learn how to understand and use legal terminology in order to undertake tasks.  You will be enabled to gather, organise and present workplace information using available systems as well as learn how to plan documents, draft text, prepare final text and produce documents of some complexity. transcribe from an audio source using keyboarding techniques and to produce accurate texts.

Course Topics

  • Use safe work practices
  • Ensure work organisation
  • Identify and develop keyboard skills
  • Check accuracy
  • Use appropriate legal terminology in written and oral communication with internal and external parties
  • Spell and pronounce legal terminology correctly
  • Extend understanding of legal terminology
  • Gather and organise information
  • Organisational requirements
  • Methods of collecting information
  • Research and analyse information
  • Define objectives of research
  • Boolean operators
  • Methods of data analysis
  • Present information
  • Plan documents
  • Determine requirements of documents
  • Categories and logical sequences of data, information and knowledge
  • Draft text
  • Prepare final text
  • Produce document
  • Choose basic design elements
  • Prepare for audio transcription
  • Transcribe from an audio source
  • Edit and revise text
Specifics About the Course:
  • Classes are divided into two components: Home study learning /lecture and Clinical Lab experience
  • Learning /lecture – is done at your own pace on your schedule (approximately total 300 hours).
  • Clinical Lab experience - Students are required to complete hands-on practical training at a pre-approved clinical setting.
  • Course Materials - are included.
  • Tutoring - One-on-one communication with your instructor.
  • Exam Preparation - FREE CERTIFICATION PREPARATION prior to students taking their certification exams.
  • Certification Exams are administered on site at clinical lab session.
  • Clinical Class size - Class sizes are kept small to maximize instructor to student learning.
  • Payment - affordable, interest free, low monthly payment plans. 
  • Tuition $799
  • Separate Registration Fee $260
  • Completion Time: The length of this program is (approximately 300 hours).