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Accredited Training: Sonocent for Students (Bristol)

Sonocent Ltd

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 from 09:30 to 16:00 (BST)

Accredited Training: Sonocent for Students (Bristol)

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Accredited Training Ended £80.00 £0.00 £16.00

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The Accredited Training: Sonocent for Students course is aimed at Assistive Technology Trainers, Disability Officers, Tutors and those supporting students with technology-based study strategies.

It assumes some prior knowledge of Sonocent Audio Notetaker.

This course is designed to demonstrate best practice use of Sonocent Audio Notetaker for students at various levels of confidence and abilities. The course will also look at the Sonocent companion mobile app which students can use to capture and annotate audio in a variety of educational settings.

Accredited trainer status is awarded upon successful submission of a student case study following the training session.

The format of the session:

  • PowerPoint introduction of key concepts
  • Live demonstrations of key features & study strategies
  • Guided hands-on practice
  • Discussion / Q&A

Key learning objectives:

- Understand the importance of good note taking, why note taking is problematic and how the Sonocent approach to note taking overcomes most barriers.

- Be able to demonstrate best practice use of Sonocent Audio Notetaker and the Sonocent companion app based on the Sonocent CARE method:

  • Capture
  • Annotate
  • Review
  • Engage

- Understand the breadth of application of Sonocent: i.e. the range of situations in which it can be used and the variety of students who can benefit from Sonocent software, taking into account their ability and course.

- Be able to adapt your training on Sonocent based on students’ needs, study requirements and priorities, and hardware/software provision.

- Understand how to personalise the software for each user: to enhance accessibility and help remove barriers to using Audio Notetaker.

Be familiar with comprehensive Study Skills Strategies:

  1. Lecture preparation
  2. Live recording & note taking
  3. Revision
  4. Composition
  5. Secondary Research (e.g. literature review)
  6. Primary Research (e.g. conducting interviews)
  7. Presentation Practice

Attendees should come prepared with:

  • A laptop with the latest version of Audio Notetaker installed (download the latest version from
  • The Sonocent Recorder app downloaded on their mobile phone or tablet [free download for iOS and Android]

Course fee:

The course fee is £80 +VAT, this includes lunch and refreshments.
Once you have passed the accreditation test you will receive a certificate, registration on our Accredited Trainers’ Map, and an email accreditation logo.

There are limited places for this course and places are offered on a first come first served basis.

Course schedule:

Registration starts at 9:30 am with the course starting at 10:00 am and finishing at 4:00 pm. Light refreshments and lunch are provided

Other useful information:

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Terms and Conditions

We aim to ensure that our courses are well-designed for those who are attending, including the content and the pace of the day. It is important, therefore, that if you are considering attending one of our courses that you are confident it is the right course for you. If you are unsure please get in touch. Please read our terms and conditions for the course to ensure you get the most out of the day, and if you have any questions on the course suitability or requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us.

You must have a fully working computer with Audio Notetaker and Microsoft Office pre-loaded. (A copy of Audio Notetaker can be provided)
You must let us know prior to the course if you have any special needs in order that we may make arrangements to suit prior to the day.
We must confirm numbers with our venue for both room hire and catering and we are charged for late cancellation. In order to keep these costs, and therefore our charges, to a minimum please note our cancellation policy.

The Accredited Training is a fast paced course with a high volume of information. There will, unfortunately, be no extra time to aid with setting up. In order to ensure the course can remain to its timings and help everyone get the best from the course, to attend this course you must have a prior knowledge of Audio Notetaker as well as being confident with using and setting up a computer. There will be no refunds, in full or in part, if you do not feel the course is the right level for you.
Please ensure you have downloaded all the example files provided in your course requirement email which you will receive shortly after your confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, please email to confirm.


Registration closes on Tuesday 22rd August at 4:30pm.

Payment Options

Online payment by Debit/Credit Card


An invoice will be sent to the email address registered on the booking form and addressed to the name of the organisation/company on the booking form. Payment must be received by Tuesday 22rd August at 12 noon to confirm your booking. If you have any problems in making payment by this date or questions about your invoice please email

Cancellation/Refund Policy

  • Cancellation before 12:00 noon 22rd August - Full registration fee.
  • Cancellation after 12:00 noon 22rd August - No refund.
  • Cancellation must be made by email to quoting the name of the attendee and the Eventbrite booking number.
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The Create Centre, Room 1C
Smeaton Rd,
BS1 6XN Bristol Bristol
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 from 09:30 to 16:00 (BST)

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