Exams: Court reporters

Next exam

  • Date and time: 9 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019
  • Application deadline: Friday, May 3, 2019
  • Location:
    Green River Community College
    Main Campus, Building SH - Salish Hall
    12401 SE 320th Street
    Auburn, WA 98092
    Map and directions (greenriver.edu)

Exam description

The audio exam includes:

  1. A 2 minute warm-up segment (not required for transcription).
  2. Two 2-voice question and answer testimonies given at 200 words per minute.
    • Each testimony is 7 minutes long.
    • At least 1 testimony is required for transcription.


You'll be graded on a 5 minute consecutive segment of the testimony you choose to transcribe. Passing score is 95% accuracy.

Transcribing tools

  • You may choose to use the computers at the test site or your own transcription equipment.
  • Test site software includes Microsoft Word for Windows.
  • Computer disks won't be provided.
  • The computer lab will be staffed with technicians for assistance.

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