Language Interpreter Training
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older.
Fluency in English as well as a second language.
The Language Interpreter Training Certificate Program is designed for bilingual individuals who wish to work as spoken language interpreters in the legal, health care, social service and domestic violence prevention sectors in Ontario. Integrating theory, principles and concepts with practical application and skills development, the program aims to assist individuals in developing the introductory level competencies, skills, knowledge and attitudes required for proficient practice as language interpreters. The program will benefit individuals who wish to begin a career in interpreting, as well as those already working as interpreters who wish to upgrade their skills and obtain a college credential.
This 180-hour program, consisting of 6 courses, provides an introduction to spoken language interpreting, with skills development practice in the major constituent tasks of interpreting - consecutive interpreting, sight translation and note taking, simultaneous interpreting, and a focus on setting-specific interpreting.
Phone: 519-748-5220 x 3656
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