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For interpreter training programs to be added to the directory, send an email to: wiki@settlementatwork.org with the subject line "Add to the Interpreter Training Providers directory" with information which demonstrates that the program is curriculum-based, and that at a minimum meets the following criteria:

  • As a prerequisite for participation in training, student must: Score 75% or higher on either the CILISAT or ILSAT test;
  • The training curriculum must include the following: Standards of practice and ethics including but not limited to: confidentiality, impartiality (objectivity), integrity, respect, accessibility, cultural sensitivity, advocacy, misconduct, ethical decision making, role of the interpreter, role of the service provider, role of the client
  • Core competencies including but not limited to
    • language competence,
    • interpreting competence,
    • accuracy, and
    • limitations of practice
  • Setting specific competencies including but not limited to areas of relevance to the settlement setting such as advocacy, misconduct, ethical decision making and technical competence
  • Duration: Students will complete at least 80 hours of training. This may include any setting-specific training that is required to address issues relevant to the settlement sector or local needs.