Translating & Interpreting (TRIN)

The schedule for the 2021 TRIN program will be posted soon. In addition, there will be a level 2 course offered in late fall, to be added to the waiting list for the upcoming level 2 course please fill out this form.

This free training is offered in partnership with Century College, Weaving Cultures, and Roseville Adult Learning Center.

Participants will complete 1, 2, or 3 levels of coursework, work with a job counselor to advance their careers, and benefit from ongoing academic support.

Level 1: Get Ready

Introduction to vocabulary, technology skills, and language development.  

Complete a 1-credit course at Century College and a proficiency exam in a language other than English. 

Level 2: The Community Interpreter (40-hour training)

Earn the credential required by many employers and complete 8 hours of medical terminology training. 

Complete college prep assignments to prepare for Century TRIN classes. 

Level 3: Century College Semester

Complete 9 credits of Interpreting & Translating coursework over two semesters: 

  • TRIN 1021 Translation Skills
  • TRIN 1032 Ethics, Standards of Practice, and Decision Making
  • TRIN 1033 Interpreting Skills

Coursework is complemented by classes taught at KOM that support the skills needed to complete assignments. 

Eligibility requirements:

  • Able to commit to a rigorous training schedule 2-5 nights per week & complete independent assignments. 
  • Desire to find work and authorized to work in the United States.
  • Bilingual; first language other than English.
  • Have a high school diploma/adult diploma/GED (does not need to be from the US).
  • At least 18 and not in high school during training.

For more information about the program, contact Lisa Gibson, KOM Career Development Counselor.

Contact

Lisa Gibson
Career Development Counselor

lgibson@mnkaren.org
651-202-3135

Eligibility

Able to commit to a rigorous training schedule 2-5 nights per week & complete independent assignments. 

 

Desire to find work and authorized to work in the United States.

 

Bilingual; first language other than English.

 

Have a high school diploma/adult diploma/GED (does not need to be from the US).

 

At least 18 and not in high school during training.

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