The Community Interpreter® International

The Community Interpreter® International is a comprehensive 40-hour certificate program developed by Cross-Cultural Communications (CCC).

Sign up for The Community Interpreter® International if you plan to launch or continue a career in:

  • Medical interpreting
  • Educational interpreting
  • Social services interpreting

If you are a company or an organization and want a private course for you, click here.

The Community Interpreter® International is an interactive, skill-based program for spoken and sign language interpreters. It is also the most up-to-date program in the field. The sessions ground you in what you need to know to work as a professional interpreter.

The curriculum includes ethics and conduct, basic skills (from pre-session to post-session), positioning and terminology, modes of interpreting, steps for sight translation, strategies for intervention, cultural mediation, and other vital skills and topics. Role plays, activities, and group exercises provide hands-on experience for skills development.

A 120-minute written assessment on the last day of training will be provided and three levels of certificates for successful candidates include:

Level 1

Qualified Interpreter (highest level)

Level 2

Professionally-Trained Interpreter

Level 3

Hospitality Interpreter

There are no on-site courses scheduled at this time. Check back soon!