Poway Adult School

Court Reporter

Court Reporter
Become a Court Reporter and enter a well-paying career. Court Reporters create word-for-word transcriptions at trials, depositions, and other legal proceedings. This program consists of 6 Modules. Each Module is 11 weeks long. You may expect to practice 12 hours a week in addition to attending classes. The course runs 18 months. Additionally, you will complete a Court Reporting Internship of 40 hours (20 hours in court and 20 hours in depositions) and a production of a 40-page transcript. Upon completion of the 6 modules and prior to Certification, there is a preparation (lab and self-study) where you will be given materials to study on your own.  Once program requirements are complete, students will be qualified to sit for the National Shorthand Reporter Exam (RPR).
 
Court Reporter: Module 1
9/22/2020 - 12/15/2020
Module 1 is the introductory course in real time stenographic machine shorthand writing. Beginning theory will be covered.  You will learn brief forms for writing thousands of the most common words and phrases and a phonetic-based system for writing all words. Upon completion of Module 1, you will be prepared for Module 2. 
 
Software needed for Module 4-6 is included in the class costs. 
  1. Textbook fee is $214 and may be purchased here: CLICK HERE
  2. Case Catalyst Software can be purchased ($345) or rented ($10 month) here: https://www.stenograph.com/student-writer-packages
  3. Steno Machine will be required for class and maybe purchased (new or used) or rented (must have extended DZ key) see  website for more information.  https://www.stenoworks.com/
  4. Students are to provide their own laptops (computer with 3 ports, Windows 10, minimum 128 GB storage capacity and 8 GB RAM, Intel Core, i3, i5, or i7 processor.) 
Please make every effort to make these purchases / rentals and take receipt of necessary items prior to the first day of class.

Recommended Pre-Requisites: A-Z Introductory Course

Required Pre-Requisites: High school diploma or equivalency and functional computer use; Students seeking work as Court Reporters must have clean background checks.

You are required to attend an orientation on. Please check with the office at 1-858-668-4024.

Module 1 fee is $1,396 this can be made in 4 monthly payments of $349, please call (858) 668-4024 to request a payment plan

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Court Reporter: Court Reporting Technology, Module 2
1/5/2021 - 3/25/2021

Become a Court Reporter and enter a well-paying career. Court Reporters create word-for-word transcriptions at trials, depositions, and other legal proceedings. This program consists of (6)  11 week modules offered over 18+ months. You may expect to practice 12 hours a week in addition to attending classes. Module 2 covers intermediate court reporting machine technology.
 

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