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We understand how challenging it is to meet the daily needs of your clients and/or employer and then have to take your court interpreter training courses each cycle.

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Instructor-led courses

Court Interpreter Certification Course

Protocol and Vocabulary for Court Interperters

This 3-hour course distinguishes the five modes of interpretation, their uses, and proper protocol to implement them in court. English/Spanish terminology (with multiple language equivalents) related to Arbitration is also introduced.

Registration: $59

Credits: 3 Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Consecutive Interpreting for Court Interpreters

This 6-hour class introduces note-taking and listening tips to improve your skills when interpreting consecutively. The techniques of this course have been previously presented at NAJIT and the ATA.

Registration: $99

Credits: 6 Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Vocabulary for Court Interpreters

This 6-hour course focuses on English/Spanish court terminology (with multiple language equivalents) related to: Testimony by an Orthopedic Surgeon, Opening Statements at a Civil Trial
and Tenancy Hearing.

Registration: $99

Credits: 6 Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Non Instructor-Led Courses for note-taking and remote interpreting

Application for the Federal Oral Exam Master Class Program

Note-Taking Symbols and Techniques Level 1

In this 3-hour course you will learn: The best use of your steno-pad. What is Note Taking for Interpreters (NTI)? Verticality. Shifting. Selectivity. Connectors/Links. The Recall Line. Verb Tenses. Negatives and Opposites.

Registration: $45

Credits: 3 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Note-Taking Symbols and Techniques Level 2

In this 6-hour course you will learn: Emphasis and repetitions. Abbreviations. The Nature of Symbols for NTI. Symbols: Speak, Need, Work, Think, Love/Want, Call, See, Live, Always, and Never.

Registration: $79

Credits: 6 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Note-Taking Symbols and Techniques Level 3

In this 6-hour class you will learn the following symbols: Wait, Sign, Enter, Exit, Scream. Hear, Open, Close, Try, Walk. Mail, Before, After, Again, and Ask.

Registration: $79

Credits: 6 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Court Interpreter Written Exam Course

Note-Taking Symbols and Techniques Level 4

In this 6-hour class you will learn the symbols: Drink, Angry, Think, Stop, Start. Know, Give, Get, Long, Short. Work. All. Need. Eat/Food. Afraid/Worried. Attention will also be given to learning new symbols on your own.

Registration: $79

Credits: 6 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Real-Time Remote: A Time Efficient and Flexible Approach

In this 3-hour course you will learn an alternative approach to deliver remote interpretation services that offers significantly higher time efficiency, thus reducing your assignment durations.

Registration: $45

Credits: 3 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Non Instructor Led Courses for Spanish Court Terminology in civil proceedings

Court Interpreter Certification Course

1st Set of English and Spanish Flashcards

This 3-hour course will cover English and Spanish court terminology (using multiple language equivalents) for Mediation, Master Tenancy, and Proof Hearing cases.

Registration: $45

Credits: 3 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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FCICE Training Program

2nd Set of English and Spanish Flashcards

This 6-hour course will cover English and Spanish court terminology (using multiple language equivalents) for Short Sale, Preliminary Jury Instructions, Friendly Hearing, and Stay of Sheriff Sale cases.

Registration: $79

Credits: 6 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Court Interpreter Certification Program

3rd Set of English and Spanish Flashcards

This 6-hour course will cover English and Spanish court terminology (using multiple language equivalents) for Opening Statements at a Civil Trial, Power of Attorney, Preliminary Jury Instructions, Tenancy Hearing, and Testimony by an Orthopedic Surgeon.

Registration: $79

Credits: 6 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Non Instructor-Led Training for spanish court terminology in criminal proceedings

Courtroom A: Criminal Court Terminology

This 3-hour course will cover English and Spanish court terminology (using multiple language equivalents) for Testimony by a Fingerprints Expert and Guilty Plea.

Registration: $45

Credits: 3 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Courtroom B: Criminal Court Terminology

This 3-hour course will cover English and Spanish court terminology (using multiple language equivalents) for Forensic Pathology Witness Testimony, Voir Dire for Jury Selection at a Criminal Trial, and Direct Examination of Witness.

Registration: $45

Credits: 3 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Courtroom C: Criminal Court Terminology

This 3-hour course will cover English and Spanish court terminology (using multiple language equivalents) for Ballistic Expert Witness Testimony, Grand Jury Victim Testimony on Bladed Weapon Case, and Prosecutor-Witness Meeting Before Grand Jury.

Registration: $45

Credits: 3 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Courtroom D: Criminal Court Terminology

This 3-hour course will cover English and Spanish court terminology (using multiple language equivalents) for Colloquy at Trial, Crime Scene Evidence Collection Expert Witness Testimony, and Bail Review Hearing.

Registration: $45

Credits: 3 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Courtroom E: Criminal Court Terminology

This 3-hour course will cover English and Spanish court terminology (using multiple language equivalents) for Drug Evaluation Interview, Sentence, and Closing Arguments.

Registration: $45

Credits: 3 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Training Bundles

Instructor-Led Bundle

This bundle includes: Protocol and Vocabulary for Court Interpreters, Consecutive Interpretation for Court Interpreters, and (English and Spanish) for Court Interpreters.

Registration: $199

Credits: 15 Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Non Instructor-Led Bundle for Note-Taking Training (MOST POPULAR)

This English bundle includes: Note-Taking Symbols and Techniques Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4. You will obtain 15 CIMCEs with the first 3 levels. Level 4 is optional and offered as a 6 CIMCE bonus course.

Registration: $99

Credits: 21 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Non Instructor Led Bundle with Criminal Court Terminology

This English & Spanish bundle includes: Courtroom A, B, C, D and E.

Registration: $99

Credits: 15 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Non Instructor-Led Bundle with Civil Court Terminology

This bundle includes the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Set of our Vocabulary Flashcard courses.

Registration: $99

Credits: 15 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Full Compliance Bundle with Criminal Court Terminology

This bundle includes Protocol and Vocabulary for Court Interpreters, Consecutive Interpretation for Court Interpreters, Vocabulary for Court Interpreters and our Courtroom A through E courses.

Registration: $249

Credits: 15 Instructor-Led and 15 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Full Compliance Bundle with Note-Taking

This bundle includes Protocol and Vocabulary for Court Interpreters, Consecutive Interpretation for Court Interpreters, Vocabulary for Court Interpreters and our Note-Taking Symbols and Techniques courses.

Registration: $249

Credits: 15 Instructor-Led and 21 Non Instructor-Led CIMCEs

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Certificates Delivered Immediately

After completing a course, you will have instant access to your personalized certificate. No forms to complete. No waiting. And if you need another copy in the future, it's available in your account to download again.

About the Vocabulary

Every single target language was proofread by:

• Virginia Benmaman, PhD, Federally Certified Court Interpreter, and author of
Bilingual Dictionary of Criminal Justice Terms: English/Spanish.

• Gabriela Castellanos, PhD linguist, published author, and former contract interpreter for the US State Department

• Frances Hontoria, Federally Certified Court Interpreter with over two decades of
experience, and co-editor of Interpretrain's Note-Taking Manual

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