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Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1251

Court reporters record and transcribe verbatim the proceedings of courts, legislative assemblies and committees, and prepare transcripts for use by judges, tribunals and quasi-judicial panels. They are employed by courts of law, provincial and federal legislative assemblies and committees, or they may be self-employed. Medical transcriptionists record, transcribe and edit dictation by physicians and other health care providers, surgical proceedings, health-related reports and other medical documentation. They are employed by hospitals, medical clinics and doctors’ offices, or they may be self-employed. Closed captioners and other transcriptionists are included in this unit group.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Braille Transcriber
  • Braille Volumes Transcriber
  • Closed Captioner
  • Court Monitor
  • Court Recorder
  • Court Reporter
  • Court Stenographer
  • Dictatypist
  • Hansard Reporter
  • Media Transcriber
  • Media Transcriptionist
  • Medical Dictatypist
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Stenotype Operator
  • Transcriber
  • Transcriptionist
  • Closed Captioner
  • Court Reporter
  • Hansard Reporter
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Transcriptionist

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