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2018 Onsite Testing Schedule:  

Certification Testing - Click Testing Event Below for Details and Registration Form for the following tests: 


Title Start Date End Date Event Type Where
PARMA (Cleveland), OH: September 22-23, 2018 09-22-2018 09-23-2018 Testing Cleveland, Ohio
JACKSONVILLE, FL: November 3-4, 2018 11-03-2018 11-04-2018 Testing Jacksonville, FL
ATLANTA, GA: December 1-2, 2018 12-01-2018 12-02-2018 Testing Atlanta, GA

Register for Broadcast Captioning and CART Remote Testing:

RBC-M and RCP-M Test Registration                                                                                              


2019 Scheduled Announced:

January 12-13, Charlotte, NC
February 9-10, Little Rock, AR
March 16-17, Augusta, GA
April 13-14, Toronto, Canada
May 18-19,  Atlanta, GA
June 22-23, Little Rock, AR
July 24-25,  New Orleans, LA - Convention
August 17-18,  Savannah, GA
September 14-15, Cleveland, OH
October 19 - 20,  Kansas City, MO
November 2-3,  Jacksonville, FL
November 30-December 1,  Atlanta, GA

Important Testing Documention - Download and Read Prior to Testing:

Certified Verbatim Reporter CVR, CVR-S, CM, CM-S Policies & Procedures  (Revised 4/18)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter RVR, RVR-S, RVR-M and RVR-M-S (Revised 4/18)
Registered CART Provider - Master RCP-M Policies & Procedures (Revised 2/18)
Registered Broadcast Captioner - Master RBC-M Policies & Procedures (Revised 2/18)
Certified Legal Transcriptionist CLT Policies & Procedures (4/18)
Certified Legal Scopist CLS Policies & Procedures (4/18)


Certification Application for Current NCRA Members

NCRA Certified Members Application

Key to Testing Abbreviations:

Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR)
Certified Verbatim Reporter - Stenotype (CVR-S)
Certificate of Merit (CM)
Certificate of Merit - Stenotype (CM-S)
Military Verbatim Reporter (MVR)
Military Verbatim Reporter - Stenotype (MVR-S)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter (RVR)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter - Stenotype (RVR-S)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter - Master (RVR-M)
Realtime Verbatim Reporter - Master - Stenotype (RVR-M-S)
Registered Broadcast Captioner - Master (RBC-M)
Registered CART Provider - Master (RCP-M)
Certified Legal Transcriptionist (CLT)
Certified Legal Scopist (CLS)

Voice writers work as CART providers and Captioners nationwide.  Voice writing court reporters are able to practice in state court systems in the following states and the District of Columbia: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona (with VR system), Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico (realtime only), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Washington, DC.  In addition, voice writing court reporters work in the Federal Judicial System nationwide, the Military Court System internationally, and the U.S. Congress.

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