ICIRR Partner Organizations

Interpreter Training Opportunities

Language Access Resource Center (LARC) is pleased to announce that employees of  ICIRR partner organizations qualify to participate in interpreter training at NO COST to the partner organization!  Partner organizations can choose from two different types of interpreter training.

  • 100 hours of training (classroom and practicum)

  • Classroom topics include

    • Interpreting techniques​

    • Modalities of interpretation

    • Ethics

    • Standards of practice

    • Cultural competency

    • Medical terminology

    • Current laws and regulations

    • Role play

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Eligible to work as an interpreter in own organization and other organizations

Professional Interpreter Training

  • 20 hours of training (classroom only)

  • Classroom topics include

    • Standards of practice

    • Ethics

    • Protocols

    • Interpreting methods & techniques

  • Certificate of Participation

  • Participants will be provided with tools and resources to increase vocabulary and interpreting skill set

  • Increase participants' effectiveness and abilities as a bilingual resource for their organization

Community Interpreter Training

Interpreter Training Requirements

In order to register for either Interpreter Training you must have completed the following assessments:

  1. Language assessment (written)

  2. English language assessment (oral)

  3. Target language assessment (oral)

Please note - to take the Professional Interpreter Training (100 hour), you must have a score of 75% or higher on your written assessment and an "Advanced" or higher on your target language oral assessment.

If you previously took a written assessment before June 1, 2019 and scored less than 75%, you can retake the written assessment.

Training Schedules

Professional Interpreter Training

  • Dates:  March 3, 2020 - April 28, 2020

  • Day(s): Tuesdays (nine classes)

  • Time:    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Location:  ICIRR

Community Interpreter Training

  • Dates:  June 9, 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

 ​                  June 10, 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

                   June 12, 2020 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

  • Location:  ICIRR

Request to Register for Training
Have you taken a written language assessment?
Have you taken an oral English language assessment?
Have you taken an oral target language assessment?
Which training(s) are you interesterd in (you can choose both)?

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