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Court Transcription

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
The Court Transcription certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills to produce accurate transcripts by applying rules of grammar and punctuation to the spoken word of pre-recorded proceedings using machine shorthand and computer-aided transcription software. In addition to court transcript production, graduates may be hired as scopists and proofreaders to aid in court transcript production. Graduates will also have opportunities to produce transcripts and verbatim captions in support of disciplinary proceedings, arbitration hearings, 9-1-1 calls, interviews, investigations, shareholders' and other meetings, and prerecorded television and Internet videos. Because Court Transcriptionists work with recordings, their hours and location are often very flexible. Court Transcriptionists are often able to work from a home office and can accept work from across the province and country.

Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
  • 65% in English 30-1 or English 30-2
  • One of: Grade 12 Social Studies or Legal Studies or Post-Secondary Sociology or Post- secondary Psychology or work experience that demonstrates an understanding of social systems.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Please see program page for additional requirements and considerations.

Transfer & Credit Options may be available, please see for more information.

Application Deadline

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Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 22, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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