Eligibility and Certification
FCRA membership is not a prerequisite to attend the Florida Rules & Ethics Certification Seminar and sit for the FPR exam; however, if you are an FCRA member, the cost of registration and the cost of attending any subsequent FCRA-sponsored CEU seminars to keep your certification current are at a reduced rate.
Eligible persons that may sit for the FPR examination and the designations that will be received upon a score of 80 percent or above on the exam are as follows
||Any Guardian of the Record engaged in the practice of court reporting (regardless of methodology) may take the FPR exam.
||Any student of court reporting may take the FPR exam, although, certification is deferred pending proof of graduation from a court reporting program or entry into the practice of court reporting.
||Any scopist actively providing services to the court reporting profession may take the FPR exam.
||Anyone involved in their professional capacity as a manager or owner in the court reporting profession may take the FPR exam.
|Court Reporting Instructors
||Teachers of court reporting or anyone connected in an official capacity with a school or college conducting a court reporting program may take the FPR exam.