Certificate of Achievement in Interpreter (Spanish)

Division: Language Arts

Students completing this certificate will be prepared for the three California Judicial Council/Administrative Office of the Courts Certified Interpreter Exams in English and Spanish.

Program Outcomes

  • Function as interpreters within the court system.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in a variety of governmental and medical settings.

Required Certificate Courses (12-13 Units)12-13
College Reading & Composition
Vocabulary Building for Tests
Advanced Spanish
Hispanic Literature
Interpreter Written Exam Prep
Spanish Interpeting Skills
Restricted Electives (8-9 Units)8-9
Select 8-9 units from the following courses:
Legal Aspects of Evidence
Criminal Law 2
Business English
Intro to Acad Read & Writing
Spanish Legal/Medical Terms
Total21

The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Language Arts Division Chair.