Hands-On Transcription Practice Series - Course A

Like a Transcriptionist Simulator - Created by a 17-Year Active Transcriptionist - 25 Audios and Documents for Proofing

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35 mins


Nov 2020

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What you will learn

Hands-on transcription practice

Like a transcriptionist simulator

Transcription practice in legal files

Transcription practice in education files

Transcription practice in market research interviews

Transcription practice on keynote speaker files

Transcription practice on freelancer files

Proofreading practice on completed transcribed files

Course created and taught by a transcriptionist for over 17 years

Be immersed in the work of a transcriptionist


Hands-On Transcription Practice Created by an Experienced Transcriptionist Herself:

This is Course A in the Hands-On Transcription Practice Series, featuring practice work in the following genres:

  • Legal

  • Education

  • Market Research Interviews

  • A Keynote Speaker

  • A Freelance Writer

As an experienced at-home transcriptionist for over 17 years, I have a very good handle on what is required to be an excellent transcriptionist, and be successful at it. I have taught hundreds in my successful Udemy course, “Step-by-Step Transcription from Home - Start A New Career,” and now am very excited to provide a series of courses devoted solely to transcription practice, with hours of hands-on transcription work for you!

Immerse Yourself in the Work of a Transcriptionist:

The series enables those learning transcription (or coming back into the field) to practice with over two hours of audio per course (25 individual files in each), in several genres - and with the added benefit of a finished typed document to compare against your work for every audio. Each course stands on its own, offering video introductions to each set of work, companion audio files to type, work specifications documents for each “client,” as well as completed work documents, for your comparison, for each audio.

Simply put, these hours of hands-on transcription practice, producing completed documents in many subjects and genres, will add to your confidence and experience when you do look for work. (I would have loved something like this when I started out!)

Have You Taken Other Transcriptionist Courses?

Are You Coming Back Into Transcription?

If you have taken a course in becoming a transcriptionist, such as my own (“Step-by-Step Transcription from Home - Start A New Career”), or others, you will find this practice to be a really useful addition to your transcriptionist education, allowing you to further the transcription practice you have started - completing many typed files, increasing your skills as a transcriptionist, while getting better with your equipment, as well.

If you have not trained in transcription at all, you may still get benefit from the course in working through the files. Please note, however, that there will not be information on software and equipment needed, etc. to be a transcriptionist. These courses are solely focused on practicing by completing transcription work itself. With that said, and as someone who had minimal training when I began, you may well be able to work through these. However, you can also sign up for a transcription course, and this series as well. Whatever works for you!

If you were a transcriptionist in the past, these courses will be a wonderful way to get “back in the groove” of transcription, practicing at your own pace!

What You Will Complete in This Series - Course A:

As noted above, this course in the series features practice work in the following genres:

  • Legal

  • Education

  • Market Research Interviews

  • A Keynote Speaker

  • A Freelance Writer

For each genre there is an introductory video, noting the work practice type, and some pointers on completing the work type. You will then receive 5 audios and a work specification sheet to download, noting any formatting or “client” requests. You will also receive 5 completed documents for download, to compare your finished work against. In doing this, you will be proofreading your documents, getting used to this part of transcription work, as well.

In total, in this course you will receive 25 audio files (over 2 hours of audio), and when complete will have created 25 typed documents.

Like A Transcriptionist Simulator:

With this course you can immerse yourself in the work of a transcriptionist, working on 25 files of varying types and subjects.

You will be working with varying genres of work, including general transcription, as listed above for this specific course in the series. If you conducted a search for " audio transcription " here on Udemy, this course would meet your needs, as well, as you will be receiving 25 audios to transcribe.

When This Course is Complete:

You will have successfully typed 25 documents covering 5 genres of audio work. You will have greatly added to your skills as a transcriptionist, including learning to proofread, enabling you to apply for work with even more confidence.

Do You Want More Practice?

If you want more practice you have some options. If you like, you can go through this course’s practice files again, honing and perfecting your skills. However, if you would like even more files to work on, you can pick up another course in the series - which will add 25 more audios in 5 genres to your practice workload.

The choice is yours!

Are you ready to get started practicing with transcription work? I look forward to seeing you in the class!


Hands-On Transcription Practice Series - Course A
Hands-On Transcription Practice Series - Course A
Hands-On Transcription Practice Series - Course A
Hands-On Transcription Practice Series - Course A




Unit Set-Up

Unit Set-Up

Hands-On Transcription Practice Work Units

Transcription Work Unit 1 - Legal Files - Adams Legal Group

Transcription Work Unit 2 - Education Files - Teacher Annie Hawthorne

Transcription Work Unit 3 - Market Research Interview Files - Home Products

Transcription Work Unit 4 - Keynote Speaker Files - Rachel Black

Transcription Work Unit 5 - Freelancer Files - Morgan Patterson

Conclusion and Next Steps

Conclusion and Next Steps

Special Note for Mac Computer Users


Nura9 February 2021

I appreciate all the sample audios we get to practice with. This is a huge help in getting me closer to my goal of becoming a Transcriptionist. This course is beneficial.

Jennifer18 January 2021

I appreciate that the lecturer can identify with my fear of not having enough experience before applying for any jobs. She spoke directly to that fear of mine. I appreciate that very much.

Deeana25 August 2020

So far, the instructor has presented all of the information with a lot of clarity. Many thanks-- and keep up the wonderful work.

Joyce21 July 2020

I appreciate the in-depth details given on the equipment needed, places to apply, even how to past the test.

Rebecca14 May 2020

So far, so good. We'll see how I do with the actual transcription practice! I am very glad this course is available.

Yolonda24 April 2020

I'm excited to complete this Hands-On practice series. I have attempted testing on a site and failed (2 out of 3) when it came to the audio portion. This just meant I needed a little more practice. I was thrilled when I received an email about this series. Of course, I jumped right on it.


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