Introductory Techniques for Court Interpreters
New Interpreter Training Course!
May 4th and May 11th from 9am to 5:30pm
Certified court interpreters are in demand in the state of Pennsylvania. The role of a court interpreter is to accurately communicate spoken messages between Limited English Proficient witnesses and defendants and the English speaking courtroom. It is essential for court interpreters to be familiar with the different modes of interpretation as well as possess extensive knowledge about legal processes and procedures.
The Department of Translation and Interpretation in collaboration with the Department of Legal
Services at Nationalities Service Center is pleased to announce our newest interpreter training
FOR COURT INTERPRETERS
This innovative course is designed for bilingual individuals aspiring to become state certified court
interpreters. Introductory Techniques for Court Interpreters will provide a strong foundation in
the legal system and terminology as well as interpreter skills through a combination of:
Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpretation
Memory Building Strategies
Note Taking Techniques
This course is not language specific and instruction is entirely in English. There are no entry
requirements. Students will be provided with all course materials. This course is designed to help
participants improve their skills while working to become a certified court interpreter in the state of Pennsylvania.
This course will take place over two Saturdays and costs $250.
Participation in this course does not guarantee passing results on the test required by the AOPC to become state certified. Participants
must arrange and pay for the test for certification separately.
Course sessions will take place at Nationalities Service Center at 1216 Arch Street in Philadelphia.
To sign up, or for more information, please contact:
Suzanne Grossman, Interpreter Training Project Manager
Email - (215) 609-1544