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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.

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Program Information

  • Program Eligibility
    • 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) Intermediate High level
    • Basic computer skillsBeing 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


  • Literacy Braille Transcribing  
  • Mathematics Braille Transcribing  
  • Music Braille Transcribing  
  • Literary Braille Proofreading  
  • Mathematics Braille Proofreading 

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