Certifications

20/20 Captioning & stenoCART is always prepared, always on time, and always responsive. Our team consists of Nationally Board Certified realtime writers located across the United States, which allows us to serve clients in all time zones. In addition to being a nationally recognized leader of onsite and remote CART, live webcasts, webinars and broadcast captioning, our talented and experienced team of realtime writers hold one or more of the following certificates:

CERTIFICATION DESCRIPTIONS

  • CRC Certified Realtime Captioner
    This exam is a written knowledge test and skills exam administered by the National Court Reporters Association. The skills portion consists of 5 minutes of literary matter at 180 wpm.


  • Registered Merit Reporter (RMR)
    This exam is a written knowledge and skills exam administered by the National Court Reporters Association.  The skills portion consists of 5 minutes of literary material dictated at 200 wpm, jury charge dictated at 240 wpm, and testimony/Q&A dictated at 260 wpm.  Grading is based on the accuracy of the transcripts produced. 
  • Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR)
    This exam is a written knowledge and skills exam administered by the National Court Reporters Association. The skills portion consists of 5 minutes of straight material ranging in speed from 180 to 200 wpm. Grading is based on the realtime output. 
  • Registered Diplomate Reporter (RDR)
    This exam is a written knowledge exam administered by the National Court Reporters Association. This is the highest level of certification available to professionals in the field. This exam is designed to test the advanced knowledge and experience of seasoned professionals. 
  • Registered Professional Reporter (RPR)
    This exam is a written knowledge and skills exam administered by the National Court Reporters Association. The skills portion consists of 5 minutes of literary material dictated at 180 wpm, jury charge dictated at 200 wpm, and testimony/Q&A dictated at 225 wpm. Grading is based on the accuracy of the transcripts produced.
  • Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR)
    This exam is a written knowledge and skills exam administered by the National Court Reporters Association. Kansas' exam consists of 5 minutes of jury charge dictated at 180 wpm, medical dictated at 200 wpm, and Q&A dictated at 210 wpm. Grading is based on the accuracy of the transcript produced

Please visit the National Court Reporters Association website for full descriptions of the above certifications.

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