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Audio Transcription Level 1   

Aims and Objectives

To achieve audio transcription skills to the OCR Text Processing Level 1 Audio Transcription (Basic) syllabus.

Know how to transcribe business documents in order to sit the OCR Text Processing Level 1 Audio Transcription (Basic) 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.

Target Audience

Those wishing to learn audio transcription skills. The course is also suitable for students who wish to gain an OCR examination in Text Processing Level 1 Unit 2 Audio Transcription (Basic).


Word processing skills to core level.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Effectively operate the audio transcriber, transcribe sentences, the use of the comma, and transcribe paragraphs, which 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 mis-spelt 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 mis-spelt 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.

Course Duration: 10 Hours

Course Code: 101029033