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.
- 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.