Interpretation Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Language Translation

Total 220 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

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Popular courses:
Oral Interpretation
Oral Interpretation of Literature
Sign Language Interpretation
Translation and Interpretation
EKG Interpretation

Spanish Legal Interpretation (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States

Interpretation is the process by which oral communication is rendered from one language to another. The original is spoken, and the rendition is delivered in another spoken language. This certificate program prepares students for careers in legal/court interpretation. It will instruct students in the techniques and procedures of producing an accurate, efficient interpretation, particularly in the legal field. Students completing this certificate will be prepared to take the State and Federal court interpreter certification exams and for careers in interpretation.

Learning Outcomes. Students will be able to:

•To analyze source texts, both technical and non-technical, from the perspective of an interpreter,

•To perform liaison, consecutive or simultaneous interpretation or sight translation as needed by the situation,

•To convey oral communications from a source into a target language according to specific standards of accuracy,

•To enter the interpreting market or, if already in it, to advance with a high degree of professionalism, skills and knowledge.

•Gain a valuable broader understanding of the cult... [Read More]

Translation and/or Interpretation (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Continuing Education at Hunter College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States

One of the fastest-growing needs of the New York metro community is for qualified and professionally trained interpreters and translators. If you are fluent in English and Spanish and looking to add a skill to your resume, then the Certificate in Translation and/or Certificate in Interpretation may be right for you.

This program provides you with up to 120 hours of professional training in translation and interpretation techniques. Our skilled instructors have the educational background and the real-world experience to best prepare you for work in this exciting and growing field. The courses run at night from our convenient Manhattan location and the program can be completed in a year. This is a non-credit certificate program. Institutional Member: American Translators Association, Society of Medical Interpreters.

ASL - English Interpretation

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Columbia College Chicago
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

Established in 1993, the ASL-English Interpretation Department at Columbia College offered the first Bachelor of Arts in Interpretation in the state of Illinois. The four-year major is designed for students who want to pursue careers as interpreters. The core curriculum provides a coherent plan of study through courses in American Sign Language, deaf culture, linguistics, the theories and skills involved in interpreting and transliterating, multicultural issues, and a two-semester interpreting and transliterating practicum, which includes interpreting fieldwork supervised by professional mentor interpreters.

In order to be successful interpreters, students in the major at Columbia will need to acquire mastery of standard American English, fluency in American Sign Language, and familiarity with public speaking techniques, as well as sensitivity to multicultural issues and challenges in interpersonal communication.

Oral Interpretation of Literature

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northeastern Illinois University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

Development of intellectual and emotional responsiveness to prose, poetry, and drama, and the ability to communicate effectively in performance.


Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: DePaul University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

This course will focus on the translation of journalistic, legal, literary, advertising, education, and business texts from Spanish into English. The instructor will select materials and the course will be organized in modules. The main objective of this course is to provide students with a portfolio of the students? work in translation and interpretation projects, which they will be able to present to an employer or to a graduate school. This course will may provide internships with Spanish, Latin American and Latino established businesses and not for profit organizations, i.e., Univision Radio, Contratiempo that rely on the usage of Spanish or require a free-lance translation and/or interpretation project for each student. The course may give students the opportunity to meet and hear from guest speakers, from various enterprises, relate their translation and/or interpretation views, experiences and needs. The course will also improve the student?s knowledge of translation and interpretation theory and provide, through a variety of translation assignments, the opportunity to review their writing skills and knowledge of the culture in order to be able to work within diffe... [Read More]

Polish to English Translation Workshop

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Illinois at Chicago
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

Intensive work on translation of literary and non-literary texts from Polish to English combined with elements of theory. Topics may vary. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours of credit, if topics vary, and with consent of the instructor. Taught in English.


Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Houston Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States

An overview of the interpreting process and models of interpretation. Introduces the skills necessary to achieve dynamic message equivalence in interpreting American Sign Language (ASL) to English and English to ASL.

American Sign Language/English Interpreting (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Community College of Philadelphia
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States

Our American Sign Language (ASL)/English Interpreting program will teach you the unique language and culture of the American Deaf Community as you pursue a career as a professional sign language interpreter. You will acquire advanced skills in both ASL and English, and you will be able to understand and translate the thoughts and feelings of others. The College’s program also offers a multimedia language and interpreting lab with video, digital and computer technology, feedback on your progress through recorded ASL and interpreting demonstrations of skill, field experience in the deaf community, networking with professional interpreters and an interpreting internship.

Degree Options

Associate in Applied Science, and transfer to a four-year college

Career Options
•Health care/mental health
•Scientific and technical services

Spanish for Medical Interpretation

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Rio Salado College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Tempe, United States

Introduction to Spanish interpretation for medical interpreters. Covers code of ethics, national standards and medical interpreter&,#146,s responsibilities as well as cultural awareness and legal issues. Interpretation for first responders included.

Vocal Interpretation Workshop

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: KD College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dallas, United States

The primary focus of this course is the connection between the actors?emotions and the text. Additionally, this course focuses on the further development, maintenance and care of a well produced voice. This allows and encourages the students to increase their vocal range and variety.

Medical Interpretation (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: El Centro College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dallas, United States

Medical Interpreters perform a variety of interpretation services to assist non-English speaking patients receiving care within a medical facility. Medical Interpreters facilitate verbal communication between health care providers, clinical support staff, and patients/visitors.

Oral Interpretation

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: San Diego Mesa College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): San Diego, United States

This course is a practical study of the art of oral interpretation. Emphasis is placed on developing a foundation for critical analyses of literature in order to enhance spoken interpretation of prose, poetry,dramatic monologue and duo. This course is designed for communication studies and drama majors as well as anyone interested in improving their oratory skills.

Welding Equipment Maintenance and Blueprint Interpretation (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: American River College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sacramento, United States

This certificate promotes competence in solving equipment,
mathematical and manufacturing problems that apply to
the welding trade. It emphasizes metal placement,
measurement, and layout of tools used in construction,
as well as the fundamentals of blueprint reading and
welding equipment repair.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
?evaluate algebraic expressions by substituting given numbers
for letter values
?solve formulas by substituting numbers for letters,
analyzing word statements and diagram values
?compute the area, radius, and diameter of a circle
?compute area, radius, and central angles of a sector
?measure angles in degrees, minutes, and seconds
?identify and demonstrate the proper use of common
power tools and accessories used in the welding trade
?interpret fabrication blueprints using a systematic process
?interpret graphic welding symbols
?interpret electrical and electronically controlled circuits
?evaluate testing equipment used for welding
maintenance repair

Healthcare Interpreting (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: American River College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sacramento, United States

The Healthcare Interpreter certificate program is designed
to prepare bilingual individuals for effective language
interpretation and cultural brokering in the healthcare setting.
It emphasizes roles and responsibilities of the healthcare
interpreter, the development of cultural competence in the
community and workplace, insight into language and
cultural nuances for specific communities, standards and
legal requirements for culturally and linguistically
appropriate services, ethical decision-making, advocacy and
power dynamics in healthcare settings, and career preparation
to become an integral member of the health care team.
Coursework covers modes and models of interpretation,
development of the technical aspects of interpretation,
techniques for facilitating and managing the flow of
communication, medical terminology and related vocabulary
development in language of service, and common medical
conditions and associated treatments/procedures in both basic
and specialized health care service areas. Language coaches
are provided to facilitate skills acquisition, and precepted
f... [Read More]

Oral Interpretation (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Ohlone College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fremont, Newark, United States

This certificate provides students with vocal training that is helpful for careers in theater, business, law, and education.
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Analyze and develop a theme/thesis from literary sources for the performance of all types of literature.
2. Demonstrate through performance and use of text, vocal variety and appropriate gestures to convey the meaning of the literary selection.

ASL - English Interpreter Preparation (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Ohlone College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fremont, Newark, United States

The ASL-English Interpreter Preparation Program (IPP) is limited in the number of students it can admit to each class. Students must fulfill minimum requirements listed below prior to applying to the Interpreter Preparation Program. MIMIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
1. All pre-interpreter students are required to take the placement test OR provide sufficient proof of college level English and Math coursework to waive this requirement:
a. Completion of ENGL-101A or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
b. Reading Clearance: Clearing ENGL-163 through the Ohlone College English Placement Test or completion of ENGL-163 or substitute reading course from an approved list.
c. Completion of MATH-151 or any higher level Math course or Math clearance on the Ohlone Math Placement Test.
d. Completion of 30 General Education units (one year of college-level work) with a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher.
2. Students must attend an all day screening. All applications must be evaluated regardless of previous coursework in ASL.
3. A separate application, found online, must be submitted to the Deaf Studies Division by mid-April. The exact deadline is provided onlin... [Read More]

Photo Interpretation and Mapping

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Merritt, Canada

This course provides the student with the basic knowledge of applying aerial photography and mapping principles to natural resource management practices. Students in this course will develop an understanding of the types of aerial photos and maps available to resource managers and how to order maps and photos. Other topics that will be covered are use of maps and photos for recognition and identification of Aboriginal cultural features, landforms, planimetric map construction, forest protection, engineering, reforestation and soil conservation.

Heritage Interpretation in Tourism

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Vancouver Island University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Nanaimo, Canada

A study of the planning and delivery of heritage interpretation messages for a variety of tourism venues such as parks, historic sites, and urban attractions.

Sign Language Interpretation (Diploma)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Douglas College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New Westminster, Canada

The Department of Sign Language Interpretation prepares people to facilitate communication between hearing and deaf people in a wide variety of community-based settings. Sign Language interpreting requires rapid mental processing and above-average intellect, maturity, emotional stability and the ability to deal with stress, appropriate cross-cultural, social and linguistic skills, and the ability to interpret comfortably in front of large audiences as well as in highly-sensitive, personal settings. Entrance into the program, therefore, requires a person to be mentally, physically, emotionally, linguistically and culturally able to carry out the tasks required as a Sign Language interpreter.

Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Toronto, Canada

Develop a systematic approach to identifying common arrhythmias, their significance, possible causes and treatment during this online course. You will learn to accurately interpret rhythm strips using static and dynamic simulations.

Interpretation includes normal rhythms and arrhythmias such as atrial and ventricular rhythms and heart blocks.

Course objectives:

•Review of anatomy and physiology of the heart
•Understand the physiology of cardiac conduction
•Perform cardiac rhythm analysis
•Understand the causes, significance and treatment of common arrhythmias

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