The Remote Interpreter Online Module 1

SKU#: 143 TRIO Module 1
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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

The Remote Interpreter Online Module 1 

Course Description: The Remote Interpreter Online (TRIO) 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 and apply the skills, protocols and ethics you need to excel in this evolving profession.

Note: In Cross-Cultural Communications’ (CCC) courses, “remote interpreting” and “distance interpreting” are considered synonyms.

Course Length: 17 hours

Course Access: 180 days from purchase date

Once purchased, course access cannot be paused. See our FAQ for information on purchasing course access extensions.

Course Completion Requirements: Pass 8 exit tests (score of 70% or above).

Certificate: Downloadable certificates available immediately upon passing each lesson’s exit test.


  • Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI): 17 CE hours
  • International Medical Interpreters Association: 1.7 IMIA/NBCMI CEUs
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf: 1.7 RID CEUs
  • Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 17 OCCI PDUs

What you will get:

  • 5 superbly qualified video instructors.
  • 7 role plays, with many in four language pairs with English (Arabic, English, Mandarin, Spanish), including one extended video role play.
  • 13 informative and demonstrative videos, including interviews with real remote interpreters.
  • More than 120 interactive activities and self-assessment exercises.
  • Access to the ground-breaking textbook in ebook format, The Remote Interpreter.
  • 8 certificates of completion.

How this course will improve your practice:

  • Know exactly what remote interpreting is and understand the history and current developments in the field.
  • Be able to work more effectively as an information technology worker who interprets.
  • Be able to set yourself up for a career in remote interpreting, and feel more confident and poised before and during remote sessions.
  • Understand potential technical and other difficulties that could arise during a session, then prepare, prevent, and manage those difficulties.
  • Define and compare modes of remote interpreting, and how they differ from face-to-face interpreting.
  • Incorporate, enhance and adapt real-life skills to remote interpreting environments.
  • Understand and apply protocols for remote interpreting.
  • Understand and learn how to apply codes of ethics, standards of practice, international standards and best practices to your work as a remote interpreter.