Interpreter training and certification

Interpreter Certificate Course: This 20 hour in-class course is taught by experienced Spanish/English and Arabic-English interpreters.

Course Content

  • The role of the interpreter
  • Simultaneous interpretation
  • Consecutive interpretation
  • Basic interpretation skills and techniques
  • Note taking
  • Handling difficult interpreting situations
  • Preparing for bilingual interviews
  • Interpreter’s code of ethics
  • Incorporating cultural differences to improve communication
  • Role plays from real-life situations & meetings, events
  • Terminology
  • Professional/career development for interpreters

Simultaneous and consecutive training and practice and final evaluation using professional sound equipment.

Pre requisite: Candidates must be fluently bilingual in both languages and complete a personal evaluation to be accepted into course.They must also attend all classes and complete all homework and in class assignments to receive a CERTIFICATE.

To register:

Please check our Course Schedule and Fees page for pricing and availability.

Spanish-English Simultaneous Interpreter and Translator Certificate Course (7 weeks) June 9th, 2018 Saturdays 9am to 1pm - 7 weeksCourse Fee: $780 One time enrollment fee $25
Spanish-English Simultaneous Interpreter Certificate Course (5 weeks) April, 28 2018 Saturdays 9am to 1pm - 5 weeksCourse Fee: $600 One time enrollment fee $25