Court Interpreting Training Online – Spanish and LOTS too!
You can train for court interpreting from the comfort of your home or wherever you have access to a computer. All you need is a computer from where to log on to the webinars. You will be given an access code to sign up for every session you register. See scheduled courses and Register now for the one you prefer. All webinars will be recorded so if you miss a scheduled session you will have access to the webinar for one month. The recorded sessions are also used for practice at home during the week.
For more information visit the Scheduled Courses page and the Registration page.
Bilingual students who aspire to become court interpreters. No prior experience in court interpreting is required. This course will cover the basics of court interpreting, practice in the modes of interpretation required to interpret in court, court protocol and code of ethics for professional interpreters. For those interested in preparing to take the court interpreting exam in state court, we recommend starting with Court Interpreting 1 and consider taking Court Interpreting 2 and 3 for further practice. Each course is composed of 12 units with plenty of practice in realistic situations you will interpret in the courtroom and are designed with the goal of helping you train to pass the exam.
Note: Full command of English and a Foreign Language is required to begin training in court interpreting. Aspiring interpreters should be able to go from one language to the other with ease. These courses assume you have the ability to communicate effectively in both languages at the level of a native speaker.