Audio Transcription Level 1

Designed for:  
Those wishing 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

Word processing skills to proficient level

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

Course Content:

  • 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.


  •  Know how to transcribe business documents in order to sit the OCR Audio Transcription Stage I Part 2 examination
  • The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace
  •   A personalised workbook to use as a reference guide on completion of the course
  •   The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training Certificate

Course duration:
15 Hours

What next:
Word 2003 Proficient and Expert