How to Be a Professional Interpreter

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Special Price $50.00 Regular Price $60.00
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A start-up toolkit for any interpreter who wants to establish a professional career or enhance their professionalism.

All course content is presented in English, with multiple opportunities to practice all your working languages.  That makes the program perfect for interpreters who speak or sign ANY language.

Course length:  2 hours  

Course access period: 60 days from purchase date

Once purchased, course access cannot be paused. See our FAQ for information on purchasing course access extensions or purchase your course extension here.

Course completion requirements: Pass one exit test (score of 70% or above).

Certificate: Downloadable certificate available immediately upon passing the exit test.


  • Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI): 2 CCHI CE hours
  • Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 2 CE credits
  • Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 2 OCCI PDUs

Learning objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define professional identity and know how to conduct yourself as a professional interpreter.
  • Create a professional development plan for interpreters that includes items for your professional toolkit; areas to improve; and professional goals.

What you will get:

How this lesson will improve your practice:

You will:

  • Know exactly how to conduct yourself in the field so that you act—and appear—as a true professional.
  • Be able to set benchmarks to enhance your professionalism.
  • Develop a sense of professional identity and know why it matters.
  • Have a written plan for professional development.
  • Be able to say “no” to inappropriate requests with professional skill.

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