Audio Transcription Level 1

About the course

Audio Transcription is an invaluable skill to gain, with applications in many sectors of the workplace. Although there are many audio typing courses on offer, this one from Pitman Training is the very best.

Work at your own flexible pace, get one-on-one help from course advisors and choose your own hours.

You’ll have the benefit of gaining first-class audio typing skills with the Pitman Training name on your CV to prove it – and you’ll be ready for our Audio Transcription Level 2 course.

Audio Transcription Level 1

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Course Info

Duration 15 HOURS (Actual course duration will vary from individual to individual, based on prior skills and application)
Training Type Course
Study Type In centre

Awards & Qualifications

Awarded 15 CPD points upon successful completion

Is this course right for me?

Is this for you?

If your role involves having to transcribe documentation, this course will help you get to grips with the practicalities involved in this. It is also a great course if you’re looking to bolt-on additional skills to your skillset to appeal to prospective employers.

Awarded 15 CPD points upon successful completion
Duration 15 HOURS (Actual course duration will vary from individual to individual, based on prior skills and application)

Course Content

This course is split into 5 lessons. Starting at the basics of transcribing straight forward paragraphs, moving on to more complicated formatting requirements, commonly mis-spelt words, different business document formats etc. this course aims to gradually increase your speeds using audio transcription equipment to confidently and accurately produce business documentation.

Course Overview

Aims and Objectives

In Audio Transcription Level 1, you’ll learn how to operate audio transcribing equipment; how to transcribe sentences, paragraphs, business memos, correspondence and reports; how to use invaluable, time-saving keyboard shortcuts to format your work; and how to handle misspellings and sound-alike words.

Career Path

Having the skill of audio transcription on your CV can open doors in some very niche industries. For example, you could seek out a career as a Medical Secretary (see our medical audio transcription course), Legal Secretary where you’ll be required to transcribe some very specific documentation using audio files. Continuing your learning path and enhancing your speed and accuracy will help progress your career to more senior level positions.

Pre-Requisites

We would recommend that you already have some existing, proven touch typing abilities and familiarity with Microsoft Word.

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