Language Interpreter Training

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Due to COVID-19, all Part-time Studies courses are being offered online until further notice, in one of the following two formats: online virtual classroom and online self-directed. Click Availability below to see current offerings.

Workshops

LNI020
Spanish/English Interpretation Workshop
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Prerequisite(s):

Participants must be fluent in both English and Spanish.

This workshop focuses on effective ways to deal with the specific challenges of interpreting into Spanish/English, as well as enhance the interpretation skills of participants through practical interpretation exercises.




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LNI030
Medical Interpretation Workshop
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Prerequisite(s):

Participants must be fluent in 2 languages (English/other).
Successfully completed LNI101, LNI102 and LNI103 and/or previous experience in medical interpretation.

This 12 hour workshop helps interpreters become better acquainted with the current field of Health Care Interpretation within the realm of the more common diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes. In addition, through scripted roles plays of case scenarios, participants are exposed to challenging situations related to mental illness and geriatrics. During the workshop, a glossary of medical terms will be created for participant's future reference.




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LNI031
Court Interpretation Workshop
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Prerequisite(s):

Participants must be fluent in 2 languages (English/other). Successfully completed LNI102, LNI103 and LNI104 and/or previous experience in court interpretation.

This 15 hour workshop provides practical training and hands-on experience in legal/court interpretation by using transcripts of actual courtroom discourse. In addition, the workshop prepares you for the mandatory court interpreter testing accreditation/certification.




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LNI041
Remote Interpreting
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Prerequisite(s):

Prerequisites: LNI101, LNI102, LNI103, and LNI104 or minimum 2 years experience as an interpreter.

Interpretation is constantly evolving and the demand for Remote Interpretation (RI) increases daily, surpassing on-site interpretation now. This 15 hour workshop focuses on effective ways to deal with specific remote interpretation challenges and enhances the remote interpretation skills of participants through real-time exercises. Participants will also learn the technical, environmental and personal requirements for working remotely.




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LNI070
Preparation Workshop for ILSAT/CILISAT
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This workshop introduces participants to the ILSAT/CILISAT test procedures and grading criteria. A review of sight translation, including text analysis and attention to syntax, along with memorization and note-taking required to perform accurate dialogue/consecutive interpreting will take place. Participants will have the opportunity to practice the required skills, do a mock ILSAT/CILISAT test, and receive constructive feedback from the instructor.




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Program Contacts

Jennifer Stemerdink
Program Assistant
Jennifer.Stemerdink@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.22507


Melanie Rubens
Program Coordinator
Melanie.Rubens@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.22589


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