SCC offers several courses focusing on skills training for interpreters. If you are interested in learning about the role of interpreting and translating, please answer these questions to see what your next step will be.
1. Have you completed secondary education in the United States or another country?
Yes or No
2. Have you taken the NG Accuplacer test at SCC or another community college within the last
three (3) years?
Yes or No
3. Is your NG Accuplacer Reading score 258 or above?
Yes or No
If you answered YES to all three (3) questions above, you are qualified
register for the "Role of the Interpreter & Translator" course.
If you answered NO to any of the three (3) questions above and you...
(noncredit: 4.0 CEUs)
Prerequisites: Completion of secondary education (high school) and a qualifying Accuplacer score.
You will be immediately immersed in focused discussions, lectures and problem-solving activities that highlight the everyday issues faced in interpreting. The goal of the course is to educate you about ethical behavior, what it means to be a “professional” and how these key proficiencies play an integral role in being a skilled and competent interpreter. This course will lay the foundation for additional SCC interpreter training courses. Required materials are available in the SCC Campus Store.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of The Role of the Interpreter & Translator
Language interpreters will focus on the knowledge, skills, professional behavior, and commitment to professional development in the field of language interpreting in medical settings. Interpreters will define their medical interpreting skills, increase their knowledge of the health care industry in Lincoln, NE, and learn how to work in various medical settings. This interactive course will include focused discussions, lectures and problem-solving activities that highlight the topic of Language Interpreting in Medical Settings. Required textbook is available in the SCC Campus Store.
(noncredit: 2.5 CEUs)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Introduction to Medical Interpreting
This course will provide instruction on basic medical terms, procedures and pharmacies.