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
  • Joanne Petre

  • Contact Info

  • 07802 533481
  • joanne.petre@aol.com
  • About Our Member

  • I started stenography training in 1994 at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire.

    Having worked in Chancery, Marcantile, Crown and Civil Courts until 2000, I then began a career in TV Captioning/Subtitling where I covered TV channels, including the BBC, Sky, Channel 4, Channel 5, Australian TV as well as Canadian an American TV.

    In 2017, I began my freelance adventure. Since this time, here is a small snapshot of what I have worked on, whether it be in the UK or overseas.

    One-to-one communication support for the D/deaf/hard of hearing.
    Large & small conferences and meetings, remotely and on-site, for banks, pharmaceutical companies, charities and also theatre companies, allowing productions to be fully accessible.
    Disciplinaries - on-site only.

    (Qualified Real-time Reporter; - QRR 1*, QRR 2, QRR 3*)

  • Member
  • Broadcast Captioning, Qualified Realtime Reporter - QRR, Realtime, Verbatim STTR/Captioning - Remote, Verbatim STTR/Captioning - On-site
  • UK, EU, Worldwide