Interpreting in Community Settings

September 5, 2019
ONLINE: $529 + GST starts September 2019

Working as a community interpreter is a dynamic and exciting career. Interpreting is a highly specialized profession that requires strong inter-personal and language skills - in addition to critical knowledge and ability. This lively, intensive short-course program covers core skills and competencies required of interpreters and provides a good overview for new interpreters.

This course is now being offered online via remote classroom learning. The classes run Tuesday and Thursday evenings - 6:00pm - 9:00pm PST.

Course Overview

Course Title: Interpreting in Community Settings

Length: 35 hours

Content Overview:

  • The role of the Community Interpreter
  • Critical skills for interpreters – memory, note-taking and listening
  • Ethics and standards of practice
  • Interpreting modes and settings
  • The interpreting market place
  • Interactive role – plays, case studies and lectures
  • Resources and links Student Manual Included