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Audio Transcription Level 1

The Audio Transcription Level 1 training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres.

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.

Duration: 15 hours

CPD Points: 15

Typing 2

Lesson 1: Effectively operate the audio transcriber, transcribe sentences, the use of the comma, and transcribe paragraphs that include initial capitals.

Lesson 2: Transcribe sentences displayed in double line spacing, transcribe a short report with the heading in capitals, and transcribe a business memo and a report displayed in double line spacing.

Lesson 3: Transcribe commonly misspelled words; transcribe two business letters and a business memo.

Lesson 4: Transcribe sentences containing similar sounding words (homophones), transcribe a report and change line spacing as instructed, and transcribe a business letter with enclosure.

Lesson 5: Transcribe a short report containing commonly misspelled words at increased speeds, transcribe a longer report and change to single line spacing as instructed, transcribe a memo containing measurements.

Lesson 6: Transcribe a memo with emphasised text.  Transcribe two business letters.

This course is designed for those who want to learn audio transcription skills.  The course is also suitable for students who wish to gain the OCR examination in Audio Transcription Stage I Part 2

To achieve audio transcription skills to the OCR Audio Transcription Stage I Part 2 syllabus

Word processing skills to proficient level

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:


A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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