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The Community Interpreter® Online

The Community Interpreter® International (TCII) is the first and only national 40-hour certificate program in community interpreting. This course is the online version of TCII. It promotes national ethics and standards of practice in the field and can prepare interpreters to take national medical interpreter certification. The course covers 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.

New and Popular Courses
  1. Interpreter Credentials and Certification

    TAKE THIS CLASS, a key part of both TCIO and TMIO, FOR FREE!

    AT CHECKOUT, USE PROMO CODE: FREECLASS

    An examination of the important credentials that interpreters should hold and how to get them, with a focus on interpreter certification.

  2. The Medical Interpreter Online

    The Medical Interpreter Online (TMIO) is a robust introduction to medical interpreting. It prepares you to enter the field as a professional interpreter in healthcare. TMIO is the authorized medically-focused version of The Community Interpreter® International, the world’s leading entry-level program for interpreting. It promotes national ethics and standards of practice in the field and prepares interpreters for national medical interpreter certification exams. The course provides an introduction to the U.S. healthcare system, three lessons on medical terminology, ethics and conduct, basic skills (from pre-session to post-session), positioning, modes of interpreting, steps for sight translation, strategies for intervention, cultural mediation, and other vital skills and topics.

  3. The Remote Interpreter Online Module 1

    Welcome to The Remote Interpreter Online (TRIO), your gateway to becoming a more effective and professional remote interpreter.

    The Remote Interpreter Online Module 1 will cover how technology has impacted the interpreting field and why remote interpreting is here to stay. Discover the tools you need for an effective set-up and learn how to grow your skills to meet the needs of an evolving profession.

    This course is based on the first volume of our ground-breaking publication, The Remote Interpreter: An International Textbook.

    Topics covered in this module include:

    Lesson 1 - An Overview of Remote Interpreting
    Lesson 2 - The Technology You Need to Know for Remote Interpreting
    Lesson 3 - Set Yourself Up as a Remote Interpreter
    Lesson 4 - Set Up Your Session: Plan for Success
    Lesson 5 - Modes in Remote Interpreting
    Lesson 6 - Skills for Remote Interpreting
    Lesson 7 - Protocols for Remote Interpreting
    Lesson 8 - Ethics and Standards for Remote Interpreters

  4. The Community Interpreter International Training of Trainers - March 18-April 5, 2024

    Become licensed to train medical, educational and social services interpreters!

    Before proceeding to checkout, please complete the registration form located at the bottom of this page. The form can also be accessed here: https://cccformstcio.wufoo.com/forms/tcii-tot-training-registration-form/

    The training will take place on March 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29, April 1, 3, 4, 5, 2024. 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET (one hour break from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET).

    If you have already completed a CCHI approved 40-hour training course (including TCI or TCIO), please contact us at solutions@cultureandlanguage.net for a discount on this product.

  5. Oncology for Medical Interpreters - February 24, 2024

    This course has sold-out! If you are interested in being placed on a waitlist for the next session, please email us at solutions@cultureandlanguage.net.

    When interpreting for patients in cancer care, interpreters must juggle highly specialized vocabulary and explanations of complex concepts and procedures. This workshop will equip and aid the interpreter in gaining understanding of cancer as a group of diseases, including its symptomatology and typology. It will facilitate understanding of diagnostic methods, common treatments and provide strategies for overcoming interpreting challenges in this field. This is a hands-on workshop allowing you to implement the information learned and participate in group discussions. Kick off 2024 with a fresh set of interpreting skills!


    This workshop will take place live via Zoom on February 24, 2024 from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET.


    After purchase, course information and access will be available on your “My eLearning” page.

     

  6. Interpreting in Orthopedics: Introduction to Physical Therapy - March 9, 2024

    Register by Friday, February 23, 2024 and save $30!

    Are you equipped to interpret in an orthopedic physical therapy session? Do you know the diagnosis, treatment, testing and specialized vocabulary necessary for a successful interpreting encounter? This one-day workshop covers three aspects of Physical Therapy, providing essential vocabulary in each area. You’ll gain an understanding of why a patient may be in physical therapy and the challenges they are likely to encounter.

    This workshop will take place live via Zoom on March 9, 2024 from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET.

    After purchase, course information and access will be available on your "My eLearning" page.