General Transcription

Course Description

A 35-day online training that provides concepts, procedures, illustrations, examples, and exercises that help learners develop the basic skills and knowledge for entry in general transcription work.

Course Qualifications

Participants of this course should be one of the follwing:

  • Person with disability
  • At least 18 years old
  • At least high school graduate
  • Must pass the ATRIEV tests on computer literacy, auditory skills, and English, Filipino and Visayan grammar

Course Content

  • General Transcription Tools and Processes
    • Definition of Terms
    • Typing
    • Proofreading and editing
    • Search techniques
    • Tools
    • Audio formats
    • Low quality audio-Audio Editor Part 1
    • Audio Editor Part 2
    • Audio playback
    • File sharing platforms
  • Style and Usage – Tagalog
    • English – Sentence Part 1: Sentence and Fragments
    • Basic transcription guidelines
    • English – Sentence Part 2: Sentence Construction
    • Transcript format part 1: transcription.com guidelines
    • Subject verb agreement
    • Transcript format part 2: ATRIEV general guidelines in corporate transcription
    • Filipino – Sentence
    • Transcript format part 3: Client X transcription guidelines
    • Punctuation
    • Verbatim transcription
    • Acronyms, abbreviations, capitalization
    • Non-verbatim transcription
    • Word context and homonyms
    • Speaker identification
    • Common grammatical errors in English and Filipino
    • Transcribing in Taglish
    • Transcribing various accents
    • Editing transcribed text
  • Style and Usage  – Bisaya
    • English – Sentence Part 1
    • Transcript format part 1: trancription.com transcription guidelines
    • English – Sentence Part 2: Sentence Construction
    • Subject-verb agreement
    • Filipino – sentence
    • Transcript format part 2: ATRIEV general guidelines for corporate transcription
    • Cebuano grammar
    • Transcript format part 3: Client X transcription guidelines
    • Punctuation
    • verbatim transcription
    • Acronym, abbreviation, capitalization
    • Non-verbatim transcription
    • Word context and homonyms
    • Speaker identification
    • Common grammatical errors in English and Filipino and Cebuano
    •  Transcribing in Taglish
    • Transcribing in various accents
    • Editing transcribed text
  • Industry Standards and Practices
    • Job entry requirements, Upskilling and specialization
    • Your online profile, Your portfolio
    • Finding clients, Searching in online job platforms, Job interview
    • Transcription rates, Payment system, Data Privacy
    • Negotiating with the client
    • Communicating with clients

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