Qualified Realtime Reporter (QRR) exams consist of 5 minutes’ literary dictation at the varying below speeds in ascending and then descending order. Candidates are given a short glossary a week before the exam.  They are not permitted to scope/edit their file on exam day, and must achieve a 98% pass mark.  Please note that the QRR accreditation is only available to active BIVR members.

  • QRR1 = 160/170/180 wpm
  • QRR2 = 180/190/200 wpm
  • QRR3 = 200/210/220 wpm
  • QRR4 = 220/230/240 wpm
  • Nicola Dutton

  • Contact Info

  • nicnak24@gmail.com
  • About Our Member

  • NRCPD Registered Speech-to-text Reporter
    BIVR Qualified Realtime Reporter (QRR*)

    I have been a stenographer since 1996, beginning my career in the Crown Courts of London.

    In 1997, I joined the BBC’s live subtitling department and trained as a broadcast captioner. For 12 years, I captioned a variety of programmes, such as the news, current affairs, sport, and lifestyle shows.

    These days, I love providing verbatim speech-to-text (onsite or remotely) for meetings, conferences, festivals, webinars, galleries and museums. I am passionate about access and inclusion.

    I joined the National Registers of Communication Professionals (NRCPD) in May 2019.

    Memberships: Association of Verbatim Reporters (AVSTTR)
    British Institute of Verbatim Reporters (BIVR)
    Qualifications: QRR1* with distinction.
    Signature Level 1 Deaf Awareness

  • Member
  • NRCPD Registered, Qualified Realtime Reporter - QRR, Realtime, Verbatim STTR/Captioning - On-site
  • UK, EU
  • London