Interpreter Credentials and Certification

SKU#: 14 Credentials and Certification
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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.

This lesson is a key part of both TCIO and TMIO.

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: 1.5 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.

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

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


  • Maryland Court Interpreter Program: 1.5 CE credits
  • Ontario Council on Community Interpreting: 1.5 OCCI PDUs

Learning objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyze and compare interpreter qualifications and credentials, including certification.
  • Discuss six qualifications, five core skills and four types of credentials for interpreters.

What you will get:

How this lesson will improve your practice:

You will:

  • Know the important interpreter credentials that a professional interpreter needs, including certification.
  • Be able to decide which credentials you want to get.
  • Understand the differences between a certificate and certification.
  • Describe language proficiency testing and explain why interpreters need it.
  • Be able to market your services as a professional interpreter based on your credentials.

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