The Community Interpreter® Online
Course description: The leading national 40-hour certificate program for community interpreting, including medical, educational and social services interpreting—the nation’s premier interpreting certificate.
Course length: 40 hours
Date available: December 2, 2019
What you will get:
8 superbly qualified video hosts
21 role plays in nine language pairs with English (Amharic, Arabic, English, French, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese) and 5 additional role plays in English only
More than 240 interactive exercises!
A dozen self-assessment exercises
Downloadable pages equivalent to two whole textbooks: The Community Interpreter®: An International Textbook and The Medical Interpreter: A Foundation Textbook in Medical Interpreting.
Course completion certificate: the most widely conferred and respected U.S. certificate in the field for medical, educational and social services interpreting
How this course will improve your practice:
Know how to perform professional interpreting protocols and skills for medical, educational and/or social services interpreting.
Be able to adhere to professional ethics and standards of practice for community and medical interpreters.
Understand what the profession of community interpreting is, its specializations (such as medical and educational interpreting) and how you fit into that profession.
Know the role and responsibilities of the community interpreter.
Have an introductory understanding of legal interpreting.
Understand cultural competence and assess if, when and how to perform cultural mediation.
Be able to perform in three modes of interpreting: consecutive, simultaneous and sight translation.
Be able to present yourself for employment or freelance work as a professional interpreter.