Bilingual Courses - Taught in English & Spanish

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Legal Field Interpreter Training
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Participants who are bilingual and interested in pursuing a career in interpretation and translation
Career opportunities for interpreters and translators continue to grow. Start your training today in this entry-level course designed to develop the skills and confidence for interpreting in the legal field. You will learn legal terminology and idiomatic expressions, with an emphasis on clear communication. Mock-scenarios are included, allowing participants opportunities to practice and improve their newly-developed skills.
Course Objectives
  1. 1. To understand legal proceedings
    2. To learn the variety of terminology in their language of expertise in the legal field
    3. To be able to incorporate the terms and idiomatic expressions learned while interpreting in the legal field
Outline of Instruction
  1. 1. Legal concepts
    2. Legal terminology and vocabulary
    3. Idiomatic expressions used in the legal field
    4. Equivalent of idiomatic expression in other target languages
    5. Equivalent of the terminology in the target language
    7. Practice in groups interpreting using the terminologies and idiomatic expressions learned
    8. Mock real interpreting scenarios in the legal field
    9. Final test
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Translation and Interpretation Part I Course
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Successful completion of this course requires 90% attendance and satisfactory class participation (i.e., be able to demonstrate proficiency in all concepts taught). If a student has extenuating circumstances causing absences of greater than 10% of the class time, the student must make arrangements with the instructor to provide evidence of keeping up with the class material and making up the work, exercises, and projects missed; or demonstrate competency in the course objectives.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Participants who are bilingual and interested in pursuing a career in interpretation and translation
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Translators
  • Interpreters
  • Legal Field Interpreters
Related Courses
  • Medical Field Interpreter Training - FLI-3700A7
  • Legal Court Interpreter - Spanish - SEF-8303CL
  • Translation and Interpretation Part I - FLI-3700B2
Course Contact Information
Vocational Training Department