Eligibility and Certification

Eligible persons who 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:

Eligible PersonsDescriptionDesignation
Stenographic Court Reporters Participating Members in good standing. Florida Professional
Reporter™
FPR™
Stenographic Court Reporting Students Any student of stenographic 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. Florida Professional
Reporter (Student)™
FPR(S)™
 
Scopists Any scopist actively providing services to the court reporting profession may take the FPR™ exam. Florida Professional
Scopist™
FPS™
Owners/Managers Anyone involved in their professional capacity as a manager or owner in the court reporting profession may take the FPR™ exam. Florida Professional
Manager™
FPM™
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. Florida Professional
Instructor™
FPI™

 

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