Diploma in Advanced Interpreting & Translation (Korean)

Diploma in Advanced Interpreting & Translation (Korean) Program Vancouver
  • Gain an understanding of the different types and methods of interpreting-translation and prepare for entry into the field
  • Participate in exercises designed to simulate actual interpreting situations from various settings in Canada
  • Option to take the Cultural Interpreter Language Interpretation Skills Assessment Tool
  • Program taught by highly-qualified bilingual instructors

Program Description

The Diploma in Interpreting and Translation Program at Greystone College is an intensive program designed for those who wish to learn in-depth interpretation and translation techniques in order to work as qualified interpreting professionals. The first 2 modules introduce and highlight different skills required in interpreting-translation and the last module (The Advanced Interpreting-Translation course) provides learners opportunities to enhance their information/language accuracy, identify errors and build pace. The Advanced Interpreting-Translation course focuses on situations specific to Canada. Learners also have increased opportunities to receive individual feedback from instructors as well as learn self-assessment skills.

Successful graduates of the 12-week program are eligible to take the (CILISAT Cultural Interpreter Language Interpretation Skills Assessment Tool).

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.

2015 & 2016 Fees

Registration Fee: $150
Material fee: $350
Tuition: $5,000
CILISAT Exam (optional):$150

Program Length

12 weeks (27 hours per week)

2015 Start Dates

Nov 2, Nov 30

2016 Start Dates

Jan 4, Feb 1, Feb 29, Mar 28, Apr 25, May 24, Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15, Sep 12, Oct 11, Nov 7, Dec 5

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
Unit 1: Introducation to CILISAT exams Unit 5: Interpreting for Newcomers to Canada
Unit 2: Fundamentals of Community Interpreting Unit 6: Interpreting for Victims in Canada
Unit 3: Assessment Unit 7: Interpreting for Patients in Canada
Unit 4: Interpreting for International Students in Canada Unit 8: Translating Instructions and Guidelines

Program Schedule

Each module is 4 weeks in length, and students complete three 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

What is CILISAT?

CILISAT stands for Cultural Interpreter Language Interpretation Skills Assessment Tool and is developed by CISOC, a registered organization that provides professional interpretation and translation services in Canada. This assessment tool is recognized by Ontario's Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation and aims to measure individuals’ consecutive interpreting, sight-translation skills and overall language fluency, ultimately enhancing job prospects for those who wish to function as a bilingual in any field.

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