Build Your Future in Braille Transcribing!
NOCE’s Braille Transcribing Certificate trains students to become a certified braille transcriber. The Braille Transcribing Program prepares students for the Library of Congress Braille Transcriber Certification. This certification is required to apply to any public school transcriber position.
NOCE’s programs can put you on the path for exciting new career opportunities and more earning potential. Get started today!
- Students must be 18 years or older
- Complete an NOCE Admissions Application
- Complete an online general orientation at least 24 hours before registering
- Recommended: Have intermediate English language reading, writing, and speaking skills, and/or be at an ESL Intermediate High level
- Recommended: Have basic math skills
Skills You’ll Need to be Successful
- English language – reading, writing, and speaking skills usually at or above an ESL (English as a Second Language) level of intermediate low
- Basic computer skills – Being able to type and use a computer
- Active Listening – Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Skills You’ll Learn
- Proofread and type in braille
- Understand the rules of writing in braille
Program Guide and Resources
Braille Transcribing Certificate | Program Guide
Braille Transcribing Certificate | Program Overview
- Literacy Braille Transcribing
- Mathematics Braille Transcribing
- Music Braille Transcribing
- Literary Braille Proofreading
- Mathematics Braille Proofreading
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I receive when finished and how long does it take?
Students who complete the Braille Transcribing Program will receive a certificate. The program can be completed in as little as 2 months.
How much does it cost?
The Braille Transcribing courses are tuition-free. However, students are responsible for covering the cost of textbooks, software, course supplies, and a parking pass.
What are the jobs and how much do they pay in California?
Career opportunities include public school braille transcriber positions
Note: Salary and employment outlook is for Orange County, CA, and will vary depending on skill, experience, employer, and geographic location.