About Our Program

This class is open to students who would like to expand their interpreting skills in legal settings. The course will cover the most in-demand types of hearings such as Due Process Hearings, Unemployment Hearings, and Depositions. Students will learn legal terminology and procedural protocols needed to interpret for these various types of hearings. In addition, students will have the opportunity for intense practice through mock hearings. These mock hearings will give the students the experience and comfort-level needed to apply for work in the field. Trained legal interpreters are in demand throughout Massachusetts and nationwide in law offices, schools, state agencies and contracting agencies.

Prerequisite: Students must provide a certificate of completion for a minimum of 40 hours of interpreter training or a letter from their employer confirming a minimum of 3 years of work experience as an interpreter in any setting. Students must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Please register early as a brief telephone interview and language assessment will be required before acceptance into the course.

Open to Spanish, Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole, and Haitian Creole.

Web |28896 | $1,079
Tuesday/Thursday | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
2/7/2023 – 4/6/2023
Instructor:  Maria Vasquez

Note: These courses are offered online using learning management system (DigitalChalk) and video conference program (Zoom) as provided by Transfluenci EDU on scheduled days and times listed above. Internet and webcam required.

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A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion of this course.

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