Business & Community Interpreter Training

 

Business & Community Interpreter Certificate Training Program

The 45-hour Business and Community Interpreter Certificate Training Program was developed to enable participants to become competent interpreters in different professional fields: business, government affairs, legal issues, education, industry, social services and public relations.

We are accepting applications for our 7-week Business and Community Interpreter Certificate Training Session that starts on March 10, 2018 and ends on April 21, 2018.

Space in the training program is limited and is filling up quickly.

Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the course is full.

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PROGRAM INFO:

The course introduces participants to interpreter’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, interpreter roles and skills and professional terminology used in these fields in English and the target language. This 7-week 45-hour program prepares individuals to be professional interpreters qualified to interpret at business meetings, negotiations and presentations, for state agencies, municipal agencies, local government and non-governmental organizations, investigators, union representatives, advertising firms, news media, and police departments.

Space in the training program is limited and is filling up quickly, so we recommend early registration. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the course is full.

TOTAL COST OF THE PROGRAM:

$880 ($50 non-refundable registration fee plus $830 course fee)

LANGUAGES:

The Community & Business Interpreter Training course is offered in the following languages.

PLEASE NOTE: Not every language is offered in every session. We need at least 5 participants to offer a group in a certain language.

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Haitian Creole

COURSE LOCATION (subject to change):

(Please note: our office and mailing address is different from the course address.)

35 Northampton Street, 4th floor
Boston, MA 02118-4014

 

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:

Students who successfully complete the training program will be offered internships.

The interpreting assignments depend upon the demand in a particular language and vary depending upon our client's needs.

will be selected based on their performance and final oral and written final test scores.

Pre-requisites to becoming an interpreter:

  • - Fluency and proficiency in written and oral English;
  • - Fluency and proficiency in at least one other language besides English;
  • - High School diploma or equivalent;
  • - Successful completion of language assessment Pre-test;
  • - Ability to communicate effectively.

 

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HOW TO REGISTER:

STEP 1

Register online and pay $50 non-refundable registration fee online to reserve a seat in the course.

Call our office at (617) 277-1990 if you have any questions about payment.

STEP 2

After you register online and pay a $50 registration fee a language coach will contact you by email or by phone to schedule a 15-min Language Assessment Test with you on the phone. All the tests are usually scheduled 2 weeks before the course starts.

STEP 3

If you pass the test you will need to pay the course fee. Send a check or a money order for $830 to our office address (below) or call the office to pay with a credit card on the phone.

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Office Address:

Business & Community Interpreter Training

Language Connections LLC

2001 Beacon Street, Suite 105

Boston, MA 02135

 

LANGUAGE-ASSESSMENT PRE-TEST:

To be accepted into the program, applicants must pass an Oral Language Assessment Pre-Test and demonstrate fluency and literacy skills in English and the target language. The test will be administered orally on the phone by our Language coach, you will have to interpret sentences from target Language into English, from English into the target Language. After we receive your Application and a $50 registration fee we will contact you to schedule the Language Assessment Test.

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

The Program consists of 45 hours of instruction that includes Language Practice in the target language and Role Plays.

This 7-week program meets once a week:

Saturdays (10.00 am – 4.30 pm).

 

TRAINING LOCATION (subject to change):

(Please note: our office and mailing address is different from the course address.)

727 (729) Massachusetts Avenue,

Miranda Creamer Building, 1st Floor

Boston, MA 02118

(ATTENTION! The entrance is across the street from the Boston Medical Center

The correct address is 727 Mass Avenue, but if you Google it please put 729 Mass Avenue to get updated directions)

Who Would Attend:

  • Bilingual case managers and social workers;
  • Business & Community interpreters;
  • Bilingual individuals interested in becoming Business & Community interlireters, case managers and social workers. No community interpreting experience background required

 

If you would like to register for our upcoming course please go to our Registration Page:
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If you have any questions about our program, terms and prices please contact:

Customer Service at (617) 277-1990.

support@languageconnections.com

Language Connections LLC

2001 Beacon Street, Suite 105

Boston, MA 02135