Membership is awarded after successfully completing: Part I Practical examination in a work environment, having submitted evidence of a minimum shorthand speed of 180 wpm; and Part II Multiple-choice theory examination.

Membership is awarded after successfully completing: Part I Practical examination; and Part IIMultiple-choice theory examination.

Membership is awarded after successfully completing: Part I Practical examination; and Part IIMultiple-choice theory examination.
Membership is awarded after successfully completing: Part I Practical examination; and Part II Multiple-choice theory examination.
Qualified Realtime Reporter (QRR) exams consist of 5 minutes’ dictation at the below speeds. Candidates are not permitted to edit/scope their file and must achieve a 98% pass mark - please note these are only available to BIVR members:
  • QRR1 = 160/170/180 wpm
  • QRR2 = 180/190/200 wpm
  • QRR3 = 200/210/220 wpm
  • QRR4 = 220/230/240 wpm
QRR MARKING GUIDELINES UPDATED NOVEMBER 2019

Gradings:

5 – Very High Achievement (VHA)
4 – High Achievement (HA)
3 – Sound Achievement (SA)
2 – Low Achievement (LA)
1 – Very Low Achievement (VLA)