Immigrant Services Calgary

Professional Interpreter Training

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Provides training and evaluation of interpretation skills for individuals seeking a professional interpretation career.

Service provides:

  • Community Interpreter Training online¬†for current and would-be community interpreters who wish to further their knowledge or gain new knowledge of interpreting protocols
  • evaluation of interpretation skills
  • Interpreter Proficiency Test in compliance with the Community Interpreter Language and Interpreting Skills Assessment Tool (CILISAT) to qualify for professional accreditation and certification after training
Affiliation: Cultural Interpretation Services for Our Communities (CISOC), Ministry of Child's Services
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • permanent residents
  • refugees
  • naturalized citizens
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service, call to book appointment.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait time depends on demand.

English; Interpreters / Translators - Service is available in over 80 languages
Fee: Yes,

Service fees:

  • interpreter proficiency test + certificate fee -  $220.00
  • community interpreter training course - $355.00
  • Medical Knowledge and Terminology training - $455.00


Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Wheelchair access: Yes - Wheelchair access is on the left side of the entrance to the building. Accessible washroom is located on the main floor.Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
October 26, 2020
910 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 3N8
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