Professional Interpretation Skills
This program will enable you to develop the skills necessary to use your knowledge of languages to help other people communicate. You'll start by gaining a clear understanding of what interpreting is; the different interpreting techniques, settings, and delivery modes; and the differences between a career in public services interpreting and other language-related fields. You will also receive a thorough grounding in the principles of ethics and professional conduct as they apply to the interpreting field. In addition, you'll learn how to control the communication flow of an interpreting encounter to ensure that all parties are recognized and heard during the meeting.
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Who should attend?
Who Should Attend
Interpreters, candidates to interpreting jobs, those who like to acquire knowledge and skills in interpreting and communication.
Understand what language interpreting is and the role of an interpreter. Learn the requirements needed to become an interpreter, and the difference between a certificate, certification, and license in the field.
Basic Concept of language interpreting
Master the fundamental concepts of interpreting. Learn about interpreting remotely, in-person, or over the phone. Review the evolution of interpreting and how interpreters exist within the public service field.
Interpreting Skills & Techniques
Develop interpreting skills including active listening, developing cultural awareness, and refining your listening and memory-retention abilities.
Ethics & Standards
Understand the professional code of ethics that interpreters need to abide by; you'll cover how to accurately interpret while remaining ethical and honest.
The Business of Interpreting
Learn about interpreting as a business and what it takes to succeed. Understand what it means to work as a freelancer versus what it takes to work as a fulltime interpreter.
Preparing for the Workforce
Conclude the course by preparing yourself to begin searching for jobs. You'll learn how to create an interview video, build a solid resume, and write a cover letter. Additionally, you'll discuss different professional associations that could be beneficial for networking.
Certification / Credits
- Become an effective communicator
- Master listening skills
- Learn how to transfer information in multicultural situations
- Develop interpreting-specific skills such as short-term memory retention, shadowing, note-taking, sight-translation, consecutive interpreting, and more
- Gain the confidence and skills needed to kick off your career as a public services interpreter
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Convertas Management Consultants
CONVERTAS offers a series of specialized training services across all areas of business, helping employees develop and increase their skills. Our highly qualified trainers through our specifically designed courses and workshops, as well as our innovative training methodology, will provide...