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Certificates In Interpreting

Are you proficient in more than one language? You can train for a career as an interpreter at Brookdale.

Brookdale offers two certificate programs:

  • Certificate In Judicial And Medical Interpreting-English/Spanish or English/Portuguese (88 hours)
  • Certificate In Community Interpreting-Generic (48 hours)

The programs incorporate real-life samples of materials and situations. You will obtain concentrated training in consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, and sight translation. Use these skills in medical, legal, education, and social service settings.

INSTRUCTORS: Beatriz Craney, Tatiana Dallmann, Rejane Franco, Maria Teresa Perez, Elizabeth Torres


Mandatory Prerequisite: Introduction To Interpreting

Find out everything you need to know about Brookdale’s interpreting programs. Discover which program is right for you – either Judicial and Medical Interpreting or Community Interpreting. This program is a prerequisite to register for either program. Explore the three different modes of interpreting: consecutive interpreting, simultaneous interpreting, and sight translation. At this session you will receive information about required free testing of your second language abilities.

Thursday, Setpember 7, 2017, 6-9 pm
Fee and Code: $39, XBUSC 055


Judicial And Medical Interpreting Certificate –

English/Spanish OR English/Portuguese

Court interpreters work in a variety of legal settings, such as attorney-client meetings, preliminary hearings, arraignments, depositions, and trials. Medical interpreters help patients communicate with doctors, nurses, and other medical staff.  35 SESSIONS.

All four of the following courses must be completed. The courses run concurrently and meet from 6:30-9 pm on the dates listed below:

  • Consecutive Interpreting: Thursday, September 28-December 15, 2017
  • Simultaneous Interpreting/Sight Translation: Tuesdays, October 24-December 12, 2017
  • Judicial Interpreting –
    • English/Spanish: Tuesdays, January 2-February 20, 2018
    • English/Portuguese: Mondays, January 8-March 5, 2018 (no class January 15)
  • Medical Interpreting-English/Spanish AND English/Portuguese: Thursdays, January 4-February 22, 2018

Fee and Codes: $1,999 (plus texts–approximately $300.)
English/Spanish, XBUSC 056
English/Portuguese, XBUSC 057

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Community Interpreting Certificate – Generic

Community Interpreting is for individuals with bilingual proficiency in English and another language who wish to work in entry-level positions as intake workers for the courts, social services, a medical setting, or in education. 19 SESSIONS. Both of the following courses must be completed. These courses run concurrently and meet from 6:30-9:00 pm on the dates listed below:

  • Consecutive Interpreting: Thursday, September 28-December 15, 2017
  • Simultaneous Interpreting/Sight Translation: Tuesdays, October 24-December 12, 2017

Fee and Code: $1,199 (plus text—approximately $75), XBUSC 058

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