2017 SFU-Interpretation and Translation

2017 SFU-Interpretation and Translation
Full-time Diploma (Mandarin Chinese/English)
Vancouver

Our full-time professional training program will prepare you to excel in translation and consecutive interpretation. Developed for those fluently bilingual in Mandarin Chinese and English, our program combines classroom learning with weekly interpretation field trips where you’ll have the chance to practise your skills in a variety of business and government settings.

Full-time diploma
Apply at sfu.ca/learn

COURSES
6 courses (see list below) + weekly field trips

START
September 2017
DURATION
8 months
SCHEDULE
Daytime
TUITION
$13,500

Diploma courses
• News Analysis and Interpretation
• Interpreting Skills
• Context Interpretation
• Translation Practice
• Communication Skills
• Contextual Cultural Studies
• On-Site Interpretation Field Trip

Who is this program for?
We’ve designed our program for Mandarin Chinese/English bilinguals preparing to launch a career in interpretation and/or translation or simply honing existing skills, as well as for those working in a global industry that requires cultural and linguistic fluency.

Join B.C.’s professional association
After receiving our diploma, you’ll receive credit toward the interpretation and translation experience required to join the Society of Translators and Interpreters of British Columbia.

Info sessions
Visit our website to reserve your spot or view additional dates.

Legal Interpretation and Translation
Part-time Certificate (Mandarin Chinese/English or Punjabi/English)
Vancouver

Certified interpreters and translators who specialize in legal work play a vital role in Canada’s justice system. Our certificate program will prepare you to excel as an interpreter and translator in a variety of legal contexts, including the courtroom. You’ll also participate in hands-on legal interpreting field training where you can sharpen your skills and build a professional network.

Part-time certificate
Apply at sfu.ca/learn

COURSES
10 courses (see list below)
START
September 2017
DURATION
10 months
SCHEDULE
Evenings and Saturdays
TUITION
$7,950

Certificate courses
• Canadian Law for Legal Interpreters and Translators
• Comparative Legal Studies
• Legal Language and Legal Terminology Management
• Legal Translation
• Legal Interpreting I: Consecutive Interpreting
• Legal Interpreting II: Sight Translation
• Legal Interpreting III: Simultaneous Interpreting
• Professional Ethics and Conduct for Legal Interpreters and Translators
• Freelancing and Career Development for Legal Interpreters and Translators
• Field Practice for Legal Interpreters and Translators

Who is this program for?
We’ve designed our program for experienced or trained interpreters and translators in need of specialized skills to work within the legal arena.

Get certified as a court interpreter
You’ll graduate ready to work as a legal translator or interpreter, and you’ll be well positioned to take the Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council (CTTIC) certification exam.

Info sessions
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NEW
Medical Translation and Interpretation Certificate
Part-time Program (Mandarin Chinese/English or Punjabi/English)
Surrey

The urgent need for qualified medical translators and interpreters continues to grow across Canada. Our new program, developed for Mandarin Chinese/English or Punjabi/English bilinguals, will prepare you to work as an interpreter and translator in a variety of health-care settings. Our specialized training covers basic medical knowledge, health-care systems and services, and preparation for working in physically or emotionally challenging situations. You’ll also participate in field training where you’ll have the opportunity to gain real-world experience in a medical environment.

Part-time certificate
Apply at sfu.ca/learn

COURSE
48 sessions
START
September 2017
DURATION
12 weeks
SCHEDULE
Evenings and Saturdays
TUITION
$3,950

Session topics
• Medical/Health Care Translation and Interpreting Overview and Current Issues
• Medical/Health Care Interpreting Skills Practice
• Ethics and Protocol for Medical/Health Care Services and Medical/Health Care Translators and Interpreters
• Foundational Medical Knowledge

Who is this program for?
We’ve designed our program for trained or experienced translators and interpreters in Mandarin Chinese/English or Punjabi/English who need specialized skills to work within the health care field.

Get certified as a medical translator/interpreter
You’ll graduate ready to work as a medical translator or interpreter, and you’ll be well positioned to take the Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council (CTTIC) certification exam.

Info sessions
Visit our website to reserve your spot or view additional dates.

Simultaneous Interpretation
Part-time Program (Mandarin Chinese/English)
Vancouver

Simultaneous interpreting is one of the most challenging interpreting skills to learn and master. This demanding, highly skilled service is often needed at large meetings and conferences, international events and in legal settings. If you’re a trained Mandarin/Chinese English interpreter, our two-month program will qualify you to work as a simultaneous interpreter. You’ll master basic skills and commonly used strategies and techniques through hands-on practice and lessons in cultural nuances.

Part-time program
Apply at sfu.ca/learn

COURSE
17 sessions
START
July 2017
DURATION
2 months
SCHEDULE
Evenings and Saturdays
TUITION
$2,550

Translation
Part-time Workshops (Chinese/English or Japanese/English)
Vancouver

Our 12-week translation workshops in either Chinese/English or Japanese/English prepare bilingual speakers for successful careers in translation. Taught by experienced translators, you’ll learn essential translation skills and editing tools and gain hands-on practice through weekly assignments.

Part-time workshops
Apply at sfu.ca/learn

COURSE
Chinese/English
START
April 2017, September 2017
DURATION
12 weeks
SCHEDULE
Evenings
TUITION
$795

COURSE
Japanese/English
START
April 2017, September 2017
DURATION
12 weeks
SCHEDULE
Evenings
TUITION
$795

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