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General Transcription Course 101 – Acquire Fundamental Skills

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As-Broadcast Script Transcription CourseDo you want to stay at home and make a great income? Are you a Freelancer or a Sub contractor looking for consistent projects? The easy solution is by becoming a transcriptionist.

And here is the blueprint for building your work-from-home transcription career by using our general transcription course.

This course includes:

  • ∞ Full Lifetime Access

  • Text and Video Lessons
  • Transcription Templates
  • 📹 On-demand Video and Text lectures
  • 🖹  Downloadable Resources
  • 📱 Access on Mobile and Computer
  • Practice files
  • Access to an Instructor for Q/A
  • Certificate of completion
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Requirements

  • Headphones
  • Computer with Internet access
  • Microsoft Word or compatible software

This course is designed to help you:

  • Learn about working and making an income as a transcriptionist
  • Transcribe an audio or video file from start to finish with minimal mistakes
  • Master grammar and punctuation so you can type what is being said with accuracy, even if the speaker isn’t using accurate grammar
  • Increase your productivity so you’re able to get through transcription projects faster with no errors
  • Learn advanced techniques such as working with files with more than two speakers or timestamping
  • Gain hands-on experience by transcribing practice files that correspond to a specific transcription skill

Produce professional transcripts faster

Transcription can be easy if you are willing to learn. There’s techniques within the industry and software used to create error-free transcription and help you save time transcribing. This technique is what distinguishes you as a professional. To succeed at transcription, you need to know how to produce professional-level transcripts that people are willing to pay for and do so in an efficient manner. You also need to master not only simple transcription skills, but harder skills such as cleaning up bad audio, tracking more than two speakers, and timestamping a file. While these skills are more challenging to learn, they also increase the type of jobs you can take on and the amount you can earn. And we provide the premium standard magic formula. 

What you’ll learn

  • Materials you’ll need to transcribe
  • How much you can make as a transcriber
  • Your responsibilities as a transcriber
  • Transcription jargon
  • Transcribe easy and hard audio files
  • Gain professional transcription skills
  • How to transcribe numbers
  • Setting up transcription softwares
  • What timecodes are, types and how to insert them in your file
  • How to stand out with transcription companies and remote job platforms
  • How to handle low-quality audios
  • How to proofread a file (grammar, spelling, punctuation, consistency, and punctuation standards)
  • How to apply with the most renowned transcription companies and what they have to offer

Course overview

We will teach you everything you need to know to master transcription and create professional transcripts in as little time as possible. This course has text and video lessons to take you through beginning to advanced transcription course skills. You’ll also have access to video and audio projects, grammar and punctuation resources, practice tests, and the chance to learn from your own mistakes with a one-on-one exercise with one of our teachers.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT US?

The full Working From Home as a transcriber course gives you a snapshot • the life of a transcriber. The course provides you with support and key skills to become successful.

KAELIN H.

This course was informative, interesting and comprehensive, with lots of valuable and helpful information. Great for freelancers who are starting out in the transcription industry. I found the ways to train my listening skills and overcome common problems especially useful, and I also loved the fact that you can get important information about different transcription companies and their payment practices. I highly recommend it

FLOR L.

I recently decided to start working from home and felt very confident in my abilities to work as a transcriptionist. After having failed my first test I was saddened and wondering how I would learn the skills needed for this job. I was very happy to be offered the opportunity to take the courses on TranscoMedia. The courses were very clear and easy to follow. There were plenty of practice opportunities throughout the course to allow you to become familiar with transcription. I liked that it included a few different companies and went over the fact that each company has different formats and styles. I’m now ready to retake the test along with applying for other companies and feel more prepared for what is to come.

ELIZABETH H.

I really enjoyed the course and feel that it helped me. The practice sections were very helpful. It was nice to know that questions would be answered quickly. I was worried about getting into transcription, but this course has helped me gain confidence. My favorite transcription was Astronomy I.

Samantha R

I really liked it! To be my first transcription course I feel like it was a very good intro and thorough explanation of what a transcriptionist needs to know.

ANDREA O.

I really enjoyed learning about transcription. I think it was an extremely helpful tool to become more familiar with transcribing and what it all entails. I definitely think I will refer to that course in the future.

Janine G.

The final exercise where I got to receive feedback was also a plus for me. Getting that kind of input and improving my skills is valuable.

I’d definitely rate the course 5 stars since it covers all the essentials for a beginner. It’s been a very enjoyable learning experience.

Brian M.

I want to thank you so much for your correspondence and for carefully assessing my exercise. Your feedback and corrections are invaluable.

The course provided an exceptionally gratifying experience. The material’s coherent structure and clarity rendered it easily comprehensible. The practical exercises were pivotal in translating theoretical knowledge into practical competence.

Lily C.

The course was very helpful, even for someone doing it for as long as I have. I’ve done the same formatting and templates for many years, so certainly looking at other examples was great information.

Angela A.

I really enjoyed the course. It was very helpful and informative. The course was set up in a very user-friendly way which made it enjoyable to learn. I feel more confident in my abilities to do this type of work and more comfortable with the idea that this could be a new type of career.

Alissa R.

I love the course. It helped me to know the basic & most successful points & lessons to be a great transcriptionist. Now I stand a great chance to get a job & grow immensely as a transcriber. Thank you!

Al T.

I have recommended this course to several people and I am looking forward to applying the skills I’ve learned!

Rob T.

This was a great course. It was very helpful and informative. Information and instructions were easy to understand and comprehensive and as someone who has never done transcription before, I was unsure what to expect. I found it very interesting and I look forward to beginning my transcription journey.

Roni D.

I thought this course was really intentional at encompassing a vast spectrum of topics around transcribing and I enjoyed it as a whole. I liked the information/ section about specific transcription terminology. I was really thankful you had specific sections on some of the more unique concepts of transcribing like the Time Codes and Tags. Those were really helpful. The sections that gave us ways to practice and refine our skills were really beneficial as well. Your course truly has a wealth of information.

Mali K.

It was an amazing experience that helped close many knowledge gaps that I had. I had known to do what the videos told me to do, but never knew why I had to do them and it always bothered me – so thank you!

Kayla K.

The full Working From Home as a Transcriber course gives you a snapshot into the life of a transcriber. The course provides you with support and key skills to become successful.

Kaelin H.

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I recently decided to start working from home and felt very confident in my abilities to work as a transcriptionist. After having failed my first test I was saddened and wondering how I would learn the skills needed for this job. I was very happy to be offered the opportunity to take the courses on Daily Transcription Academy. The courses were very clear and easy to follow. There were plenty of practice opportunities throughout the course to allow you to become familiar with transcription. I liked that it included a few different companies and went over the fact that each company has different formats and styles. I’m now ready to retake the test along with applying for other companies and feel more prepared for what is to come.

Elizabeth H.

Transcription Software

This course was informative, interesting and comprehensive, with lots of valuable and helpful information. Great for freelancers who are starting out in the transcription industry. found ways to train my listening skills and overcome common problems. Especially useful, and i also loved the fact that you can get important information about different transcription companies and their payment practices. I highly recommend it

Florencia L

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS?

Read more about TranscoMedia here on our About Us Page. Want more information from us please contact us here.

It is true that some companies are looking for the cheap way out and are outsourcing their work. But there are still a lot of reputable companies that depend on the American worker in order to keep their businesses going. It’s not easy for a native English speaker to understand and transcribe the English language let alone a non-native. With the proper training, education, and application, you can be a part of keeping our work here in the U.S.A.

Transcription is the act of effectively listening to audio or video for the purpose of creating a properly formatted document which accurately represents what each speaker is saying.

There are three main categories of transcription
Medical
Legal
General
Each type of transcription conforms to its own style and format.
While Medical and Legal transcription are very specific to their own area, General Transcription consists of a variety of interesting transcripts, such as:
• Phone Calls
• Voice Mails
• Interviews
• Focus Groups
• Television
• Movies
• Corporate
• Financial
• Academic
• The list goes on

Transcription has become an essential component for so many trades and they are used for a variety of reasons, like:
• Easy access to information for later use
• Legal issues such as malpractice suits, accuracy of court hearings, etc.
• Proper care of patients
• Insights on business and finance
• Analyzing data
• Ease of searching who said what and when
• Editing television shows
• Creating Subtitles/Captions for movies and television
• And a lot more
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