- Complete NCRA's CRC Workshop, available as an on-demand webinar.
Take the Caption Masters training program.* Caption Masters must submit a verification form to email@example.com upon completion. Candidates completing Caption Masters training program from 2018 forward are eligible to participate in this agreement. NCRA's Exam Retention Policy still applies and education used toward earning the CRC must be less than three years old.
- Take the CRC online skills test (literary matter at 180 wpm).
- Take the written knowledge test (50 questions).
NOTE: The NCRA Skills Test and the Written Knowledge Test can be taken in any order. NCRA strongly recommends completing our education requirement prior to taking your Written Knowledge Test.
CRC Education Component
NCRA's CRC Workshop is 10-and-a-half hours of online captioning education. This workshop helps prepare candidates for the CRC Written Knowledge Test (WKT), and thus should be taken prior to taking the WKT.
Candidates who elect to take the Caption Masters training program must have Caption Masters submit a verification form to firstname.lastname@example.org upon completion.
*Candidates utilizing Caption Masters as their CRC mandatory education are responsible for preparing for the CRC Written Knowledge Test using the CRC Job Analysis. Candidates who are not successful passing the CRC WKT shall not hold NCRA accountable.
Online Skills Test
You have to pass a five-minute realtime Literary Skills Test (SKT) at 180 wpm with 96 percent accuracy.
You cannot edit your transcript at all. Time allotted is only to upload your file.
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Written Knowledge Test
The Written Knowledge Test, or WKT, is a 50-question, multiple-choice test that focuses on areas that come from the CRC Job Analysis:
- Writing realtime (20%)
- Language skills (15%)
- The Broadcast captioning environment (25%)
- The CART captioning environment (30%)
- Research (10%)
You must pass with a score of 70% or higher.
All candidates are required to read Written Knowledge Test information prior to registering and taking their test.