Certificate in Interpreting & Translation (Korean)

Certificate in Interpreting & Translation (Korean) Program Vancouver
  • Gain an understanding of the different types and methods of interpreting-translation and prepare for entry into the field
  • Learn how to accurately connect source and target language by developing specific interpreting and translation techniques
  • Expand your technical terminology from a wide range of topics and fields
  • Program taught by highly-qualified bilingual instructors

Program Description

The Certificate in Interpreting and Translation program at Greystone College is an excellent stepping stone for learners who wish to build careers in the interpreting-translation field or wish to strengthen their bilingual skills by learning the fundamentals and basic methods of interpreting and translation. The program introduces consecutive interpreting and sight translation, and learners are able to practice these techniques in various exercises. Learners can enhance their interpreting accuracy and communicative skills by learning common English idioms and expressions while learning how to avoid awkward translation. By looking at different weekly topics, students will expand their field knowledge and language needed to compete in the global job market.

Successful graduates not only increase confidence in their English language fluency but are capable of using both languages comfortably in any working field.

Successful graduates may consider continuing on with the 4-week Advanced Interpreting & Translation course in order to complete Greystone's 12-week Diploma program.

Entry Requirements
  • Students who are interested in attending Greystone College must have completed (graduated from) their final year of general schooling.
  • International students must demonstrate an intermediate 4 level of English with our online written test and arranged speaking interview.
  • Proof of proficiency in Korean: school records from education in which Korean was the language of instruction, or minimum TOPIK level 5.

The online written test is exempt if CLB 8, iBT 70, IELTS 6, or ILSC Intermediate 4 is presented.

If an applicant fails to meet the minimum requirements, they cannot be waived by either the institution or the student.

2017 Fees

Registration Fee: $150
Materials fee: $250
Tuition: $3500

Program Length

8 weeks (27 hours per week)

2017 Start Dates

Jan 3, Jan 30, Feb 27, Mar 27, Apr 24, May 23, Jun 19, Jul 17, Aug 14, Sep 11, Oct 10, Nov 6, Dec 4

Program Overview

Students will cover various topics throughout the course, and will learn various methods of interpreting-translation, as well as vocabulary for different fields and purposes.

MODULE A (4 Weeks)
MODULE B (4 Weeks)
Unit 1: Entertainment & People Unit 1: Nature & Environment
Unit 2: Global Issues Unit 2: Psychology & Culture
Unit 3: Law Unit 3: Digital Life
Unit 4: World Business Unit 4: Health Science

Program Schedule

Each module is 4 weeks in length, and students complete two modules to earn their certificate.

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class Class
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch No class
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Class
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