Our Training Programs
Everything you Need to Succeed as an Interpreter
The Interpreter’s Lab training programs are led by experienced educators that have extensive experience in and knowledge of interpreting – including working in health, mental health, legal and social service settings. Our students are gain the skills, techniques, professional standards, knowledge, and core competencies necessary to succeed as community interpreters.
Our curriculum is based on best industry practices, standards as developed by ISO (the International Standards Organization) and the extensive expertise and hands-on knowledge of our team members. We connect you to the real world by giving you real training that is practical and critical for your success.
You can register for individual courses or take advantage of the Course Bundle packages and save on training costs. Note that Interpreting in Community Settings is a prerequisite for all other courses. Explore our Membership programs and see how you can continue to learn and succeed as an interpreter.
Register for 2 or More Courses and Save on Training
Course bundles are an opportunity for you to save on training costs. Register for two or more courses, or add membership to your registration, and save a significant amount in training fees.
We offer bundles because we know that you will want to continue your interpreter education. With over 10 years in teaching and mentoring bilinguals to work professionally as interpreters, we have created affordable options for quality, comprehensive training in interpreting.
When you register for two or more courses, you can choose which training dates you prefer, or you can choose to take the course later that, at a time that is suitable for your schedule.
Start working as an interpreter. Take the Foundational Training Program, learn critical skills, gain knowledge and begin your new career.
This training package includes the Foundational Training Program, and the Interpreting in Healthcare Settings to get you started as a medical interpreter.
This training bundle includes the Foundational Training Program plus Interpreting in Court & Legal Settings.
About the Courses
The Interpreter’s Lab courses are taught by experienced educators that have extensive knowledge of the interpreting field – that includes interpreting in health, legal and social service settings. Our students are introduced to the skills, techniques, professional standards, knowledge and competencies necessary to succeed as community interpreters. Our curriculum has been developed based on National and International Standards (ISO 13611 and ISO 18841) and the Canadian National Standards Guide for Community Interpreting Services (NSGCIS), and the extensive expertise and knowledge of our instructors.