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Interactive Interpreter & Translator Skills Training

These self study courses are especially helpful for bilingual staff, volunteers or interns in legal services who are utilized to interpret client interactions and interviews or translate documents.  Each course takes about 30 minutes to complete.

Course 1: Essential Skills for Interpreters ( [Editor's Note: Link is no longer active]

Course 2: Essential Skills for Translators ( [Editor's Note: Link is no longer active]

Course 3: Ethical Principles for Interpreters and Translators ( [Editor's Note: Link is no longer active]

[Editor's Note: In light of the links above no longer being active, users might find the Intrepreter training offered by the Pro Bono Training Institute useful.  It is available here:]


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