Professional Interpreting Certification – PIC

Professional Interpreting Certification – PIC 2
Overview
Why PIC?
Who is the course for?
Overview

Professional Interpreting Certification (PIC) is a hands-on tailor-made programme to set fresh translators and potential professional translation seekers apart from the crowd and bring them eye to eye with the nuts and bolts of the interpreting industry. PIC showcases to current and potential employers and clients that you have solid nuggets of knowledge and know-how to wield a positive impact on bottom-line results and ensure smooth accurate interpreting.

Why PIC?

Who is the course for?

PIC is a guaranteed added value, but not limited to:

Objectives:

The Professional Interpreting Certificate program is tailor-made to:

  1. build up interpreting-related skills, including public speaking, mental alertness/split attention, note-taking and listening skills;
  2. give the participants a space to practice sight translation and consecutive and simultaneous interpreting;
  3. offer specialist training on sight interpreting and consecutive and conference interpreting;
  4. familiarize the participants with the interpreting equipment;
  5. provide guidance on interpreting ethics and conduct; and
  6. equip the participants with the tools needed to expand their knowledge.

Topics:

Placement Test

Welcome to the PIC training

Interpreter’s general knowledge

Interpreting-related skills

Sight translation

Consecutive interpreting

Conference interpreting

Booth Behaviour

Booth Interpreting Ethics

Interpreter’s Resources for further CPD

Branding for Interpreters

Guest speakers

Final Assessment

Prerequisite(s)

The minimum requirements needed to succeed in this training:

English proficiency
80%
Very good command of Arabic and English
85%
Strong professional development motivation
80%
Basic computer and MS skills
80%
Self-Commitment
90%

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