Transcription is a simple profession with few requirements and plenty of benefits. Among the prime benefits of a transcription career are the ability to work from home, ability to work flexible hours, and ability to select the amount of work you want to complete. These benefits make a career in transcription desirable, and therefore, competitive. Standing out from other transcriptionists is essential in order to succeed.
Through TCI, you will learn transcription and gain an upper hand over other transcriptionists by earning a formal transcription course certificate. You can also participate in an internship program to gain valuable experience.
This general transcription course will train you in important transcription skills, such as typing accuracy and speed. By developing these crucial skills, you’ll have a great advantage over other transcriptionists.
Detailed information about what the course covers, course material, lessons, fee structure, application process, final examinations, and certification of completion.
Most people think that a successful transcriptionist only needs a pair of good ears and fast fingers. However, in addition to needing both, you also have to be well rounded enough to know to transcribe “Bear Market,” not “Bare Market”. You must be able to recognize the difference between "here" and "hear." Lastly, you must be passionate about providing the highest level of quality and clarity to the client.
Online multimedia course without any cap on the time frame
On demand: video lessons, study materials, printable PDF cheat sheets
Multiple quiz sets for all lessons, with many examples
Tons of transcription practice files with multiple levels of difficulties
How-to guides and tips and tricks required for success in your transcription career
Fully accessible TCI’s Accuracy Assessment Tool
A lifelong access to practice materials pertaining to transcription
A glossary of common legal terms and template to help you understand common court formatting
Monthly 1 hr. webinar to help you with any lesson issues and to help you find freelancing/work from home
The ultimate objective of the course is to make you an excellent transcriptionist. The skill sets developed will help you get a job with the best companies or start your own business. By the end of the general transcription course, you will have acquired the following skills:
Through practice, you will become a better listener, learn time management, and acquire self-discipline.
Our program includes eleven general transcription lessons. To become a top-notch transcriptionist, you must pass a quiz at the end of each lesson
Below is the list of lessons and what you will learn:
To gain hands-on experience and to put your newly acquired skill sets to use, we recommend that you sign up for the internship program.
Here is how the process works:
Note: Just like most of the internship programs, the transcription company does not guarantee any work after the internship is completed. However, your chance of getting regular work is high, assuming you do a good job.