Diploma in Advanced Interpreting & Translation (Korean) Upgrade

Diploma in Advanced Interpreting & Translation (Korean) Program Vancouver
  • 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 Advanced Interpreting and Translation Upgrade at Greystone College provides an additional 4 weeks of study to further hone your interpreting and translation skills, and an advanced qualification to add to your resume. To take the upgrade, students must first complete the Certificate in Interpreting & Translation (Korean). 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 4-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 3 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 iBT 55, IELTS 5, or ILSC Intermediate 3 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: $100
Tuition: $1,750
CILISAT Exam (optional):$150

Program Length

4 weeks (27 hours per week)

2017 Start Dates

Jan 3, Mar 27, Jun 19, Sep 11

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.

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

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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