Complete Digital Reporting & Transcription Package (BL-CRT-COMP-2.2)
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Curriculum

Complete Digital Reporting & Transcription Package (BL-CRT-COMP-2.2)

This curriculum contains the Digital Reporting, Legal Transcription, and Prepare to Pass courses.

Course Access: 365 days / Equipment Requirements: PC-based computer with Windows 10 or 11, MS Word (Microsoft Word 2016, 2019, and Office 365), Express Scribe Professional software, an Infinity USB-2 Foot Pedal, and headphones. Some assignments in the Digital Reporting course require the use of DR software to complete. For students who don't have DR software, we have made available a 45-day trial of DRC-B software through an industry partner. The trial software will not work with other operating systems used on computers/devices like Mac, Android, Chrome Notebooks, or iOS. Recommended computer specs: Current Generation Quad Core Intel Processor / 8GB RAM / 15” Diagonal Screen Size / Screen Resolution of 1366 x 768 or higher. (If using a desktop with no internal sound card, it may be necessary to plug in an external microphone.)

This 160-hour course is designed to be taken by a person wishing to become certified through AAERT as a digital court reporter and legal transcriptionist. Individuals taking this course will learn about the court system, legal procedure, terminology, ethics, professionalism, confidentiality.

During the digital reporting portion of the course, students will learn how to cover all types of legal proceedings, including how to work with DR (digital reporting) software and equipment. There is no hands-on training with DR equipment.

During the legal transcription portion of the course, students will gain the knowledge to format, transcribe, edit, and proofread legal transcripts for correct grammar, punctuation and word usage. 

Curriculum content

  • This 60-hour course is designed to give participants a thorough understanding of digital court reporting to cover all legal proceedings, including court work and depositions. All content covered in the Intro to DR course is covered in this main DR course . (AAERT: The CER tests on all proceedings, the CDR tests on non-court work.) Course Access: 365 days / Equipment Requirements: Windows 10 or 11. Some assignments in the course require the use of digital court reporting software to complete. For students who don't have DR Software, we have made available a 45-day trial of DRC-B software through an industry partner. In order to use this software, you will need a computer that runs Windows 10 or 11, 64-bit. The trial software will not work with other operating systems used on computers/devices like Mac, Android, Chrome Notebooks, or iOS. Recommend computer specs: Current Generation Quad Core Intel Processor / 8GB RAM / 15” Diagonal Screen Size / Screen Resolution of 1366 x 768 or higher.  Individuals taking this course will learn about the court system, legal procedure, terminology, ethics, professionalism, confidentiality. Students will learn how to work with DR (digital reporting) software and equipment, and they will practice annotating with DR software. There is no hands-on training with DR equipment.
    • Lesson Terms and Conditions

    • Lesson Digital Court Reporting

  • Modules 1 and 2 were covered in the Digital Court Reporting Combo course, so the Legal Transcript Combo course will start on Module 3. Course Access: 365 days / Equipment Requirements: PC-based computer with Windows 8.1 or better, MS Word (Microsoft Word 2016, 2019, and Office 365), Express Scribe Professional software, an Infinity USB-2 Foot Pedal, and headphones. This course is designed to be taken by a person wishing to become certified through AAERT as a legal transcriptionist. Individuals taking this course will learn about the court system, legal procedure, terminology, ethics, professionalism, confidentiality. Students will gain the knowledge to format, transcribe, edit, and proofread legal transcripts for correct grammar, punctuation and word usage.
  • This shorter, 15-hour course is designed as a final review before you take the AAERT CET and CER exams.