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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. The Community Interpreter International Training of Trainers - July 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 July 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 25, 26, 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 with proof of completion for a discount on this product.

  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. Interpreter Credentials and Certification

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

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