Nationalities Service Center: NEW TRAINING FOR COURT INTERPRETERS on 5/11/13

English: A Video Interpreter sign used at vide...

English: A Video Interpreter sign used at videophone stations in public places where a Deaf, Hard-Of-Hearing or Speech-Impaired can communicate with a hearing person via a Video Relay Service. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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 course:

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:
 Courtroom Culture
 Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpretation
 Sight Translation
 Memory Building Strategies
 Note Taking Techniques
 Practice-Based Activities

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

Please click here to see the details for Introductory Techniques for Court Interpreters. This course will take place at Nationalities Service Center (1216 Arch Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107) on Saturday, May 4th and Saturday, May 11th from 9AM to 5:30PM. Enrollment is limited so make sure to register soon! Costs: $250.

For full calendar of interpreter training see:

Additional questions can be directed to <>.

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