Interpreting - Professional Development courses are designed for practicing interpreters to increase your employability, upgrade your skills, or prepare for your certification examination. Continuous learning is crucial to interpreters’ career development and work productivity. These courses are recognized by the Society of Translators and Interpreters of BC (STIBC), and are taught by experienced instructors who are professional interpreters.
|Start||Length||Credentials||Campus||Part- or Full-time|
|September, January, April||Varies||N/A||Downtown||Part-time|
|If you're ready and know the program you want, register now.||Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office||Visit the Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [map & business hours]|
VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
|Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.443.8600.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.
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This accelerated course is designed for practicing interpreters to acquire the techniques of simultaneous interpreting to be used in a court setting. Participants will practice simultaneous interpreting using active listening, comprehension, memory, note-taking, paraphrasing, shadowing and dual tasking skills. The course provides opportunity to work with court discourses of various nature, content and style. These include information, indictments, witness testimonials, show cause hearings, and judge’s addresses to the jury. Participants will gain strategies and self-evaluation skills which they can use for further practice of simultaneous interpreting.
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1800 - 2100
Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2018 Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2019 term(s) are in process.
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|Simultaneous Court Interpreting (Accelerated)
Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.