Transcription is a simple profession with few requirements and plenty of benefits. The benefits of a transcription career include having the ability to work from home, set your own schedule, and work flexible hours. 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 can gain an advantage over other transcriptionists by earning a formal transcription course certificate. You can also participate in an internship program to gain valuable hands-on 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 an upper hand 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 to have good listening skills and fast typing skills, but transcribing is more than that. You have to be well rounded in the language enough to know the difference between phrases like "Bear Market" and "Bare Market." You must be able to recognize the difference between "here" and "hear."
Successful transcriptionists 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 difficulty
How-to guides, tips, and tricks for success in your transcription career
Fully accessible TCI’s Accuracy Assessment Tool
Lifetime access to practice materials pertaining to transcription
A glossary of common legal terms and templates 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 jobs
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:
With practice, you will become a better listener and acquire self-discipline and time management skills.
Our program includes eleven general transcription lessons. To become an excellent 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 put your newly acquired skill sets to the test, 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.