& MCIS Online Language Interpreter Training Program

This course provides you with all the tools you need to make a successful start to your career as a freelance interpreter.

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This program will benefit individuals who are fluent in two or more languages, and wish to gain the introductory knowledge and tools to enter the interpreting field. This training is language neutral, taking place in English.


The Interpreter Training Program covers basics of interpretation, such as ethical principles guiding the interpreter and three modes of interpretation: sight translation, consecutive and simultaneous interpretation. The importance of developing memory and assertiveness for interpreters are emphasized in the course. It also focuses on the remote settings for interpreting, such as over-the-phone and video interpretation that has recently become an indispensable mode of interpreting.


What’s included?


1-Year Plus Membership, activated at the end of the training.
✓ Pre-Training Assessment (optional).
4 month access to 12 training modules online. & MCIS Certificate of Completion. 
* On completion of 20 instructional hours of training and 20 hours of self-study, students will receive the attestation of completion certificate.
* Once students have completed the instructional portion of the course, applicant will need to prepare for and take the language assessment. On passing this test (only one attempt, minimum 75% required), you will also be issued an additional certificate for language assessment.



Topics covered in the curriculum



✓  Introduction to Interpretation

Basics of Interpreting. Before, During and After the Assignment.

✓  Fundamentals of Interpretation
                  • Consecutive Interpreting. Sight Translation. Simultaneous Interpreting. Accuracy in Interpreting. Memory, Focus and Assertiveness. Cultural Awareness and Challenges to Impartiality.

✓  Remote Interpretation

Overview of Remote Interpretation. Over-the-Phone Interpretation. Video Interpretation. Challenges and Ethical Dilemmas of Remote Interpretation.



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By the end of the course you will be able to:


- Follow interpreter’s ethical principles and integrate them in your interpreter’s introduction;

- Apply suggested tips and strategies and perform sight translation and consecutive interpretation;

- Identify requirements of remote interpretation; and

- Develop strategies to overcome challenges both in remote and F2F settings.



This interpretation course is the most comprehensive course in the market that will help you get your foot in the field of interpretation. 



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More reasons to get into the Program:

The course is suitable for aspiring interpreters across the globe, who wish to work in in-person or remote interpretation settings. You will learn how to become a skilled remote interpreter and how to provide interpretation services over the phone and video, which is now high in demand. 

This online course has 20 instructional hours and requires 20 hours of self-study to successfully complete the course and receive the attestation of completion. Both certificates are considered a foundation of being considered as a Skilled Professional Interpreter in many countries.


About MCIS


MCIS (Multilingual Community Interpreter Services) is the largest trainer and tester of language professionals in Canada, and trains over 375 linguists annually through a combination of e-learning and in-person training sessions. There are other courses available:

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Participation in & MCIS Online Interpreter Training Program includes:

  • Access to the Online Interpreter Training Program for 120 days
  • Pre-assessment test
  • Post-Training Assessment in both source & target language
  • Certificate of completion

Some purchases include Plus Membership

Access extension is available as per your request and costs $60 USD per month. Contact Support center at to proceed with the request.

It is suggested to use the Google Chrome browser to access these courses. Here is a full list of system requirements:

• Windows: Internet Explorer 10 or later, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox 
• Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
• Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 8 or later, Google Chrome in Apple iOS 8 or later, Google Chrome in Android OS 4.1 or later

This training is delivered by Training partner, MCIS Languages. After purchase you will be sent an email with the link and enrollment key to access the training at MCIS.

If you have not received the link to the training platform or have any doubts, email to

To receive a full refund simply contact Training team within 7 days of your first accessing the training platform at MCIS languages.