This course was designed to produce efficient, proficient, and skilled digital court reporters. Dictation, computer, and word processing skills are developed throughout the course. The main focus is teaching students the skills required of a competent court reporter in the legal field. The course is a development plan with exposure to actual field situations. The course is 84 hours. The first 54 hours are focused on English, medical, legal, WordPerfect, and formatting audio. The last 30 hours focus on court reporting theory. You will be required to apprentice with a court reporter in your state.