Widener University Delaware Law School invites all interested bilingual professionals to explore the training and skills needed to become a certified court interpreter.
The program was established through a unique collaboration between the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and Delaware Law School to provide skills training in:
The Court Interpreter program is offered in online format. Classes will take place using live video conferencing on Saturday mornings, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. The program will be comprised of a total of eight class sessions from Saturday, September 12th until Saturday, October 31st.
We are now accepting applications, accompanied with a resume, letter of recommendation, language proficiency (OPI Score or equivalency), and a $60 application fee.
The tuition for the Court Interpreter Program is $1,497.00. Scholarships are available. Tuition to be paid in full by October 1, 2020.
Registration Deadline: September 1, 2020
“By aligning the Introduction to Court Interpreting Program with a State Court Interpreter Certification Program, this program aims to attract strong candidates who are motivated and dedicated to becoming a state-certified, professional court interpreter.
The close alignment is intended to garner more confidence in students by allowing them to feel as if they are being prepared for each stage specifically while working on developing all aspects of being a court interpreter at the same time.”
-Nanme Zheng, graduate of the Language of Justice Institute
Contact: email [email protected] or call Enrollment Coordinator, Shaun Mahan, at 302-477-2780.