Interpreting in Community Settings

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ONLINE: $697 + GST

Working as a community interpreter is a dynamic and exciting career. Interpreting is a highly specialized profession that requires strong interpersonal 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 will prepare you to work in a range of settings and government offices, and will also prepare you to take the CTTIC exam to become a Certified Community Interpreter.

Course Overview

Course Title: Interpreting in Community Settings

Length: 35 hours - 20 hours of live instruction, plus an additional 15 hours of online, self-directed course materials.

Content Overview:

  • The Role of the Community Interpreter
  • Critical Skills for Interpreters – memory, note-taking and listening
  • Ethics and Standards of Practice
  • Interpreting Settings and Protocols
  • The Interpreting Marketplace - How to get contracts
  • Interactive role – plays, case studies and lectures
  • Resources and Links
  • Student Manual included

Course Certificate:

Students that successfully complete this program will receive a Certificate of Completion