In the Pacific Northwest, there are two translation certification programs available. The details of these programs have been explained in a comparison chart. In the following chart, we will simply go through the comparative pass rates of the two programs.
Today I got my certificate from the OHA. My medical interpreting certification in Oregon has been renewed! HEby_CertLtr_May 2017 What is required for that today? The list is here. Six hours of health care interpreting ethics. Six hours of interpreting skills Twelve hours of topics approved by a variety of organizations. A background check! New [...]
At the Chamber of Commerce they tell me banks can’t provide their own translations any more because of conflict of interest. Therefore, I designed postcards with the following information, which I will be distributing at the Chamber and to local potential clients. Helen Eby firstname.lastname@example.org 503-929-8476 Aloha, Oregon www.gauchatranslations.com CERTIFIED TRANSLATOR SPANISH CERTIFIED INTERPRETER American [...]
In the Pacific Northwest, and specifically in Washington State, two translation certification programs are relevant. The American Translators Association is a professional association that certifies members who are translators. The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services has a Language Testing and Certification Unit that has been certifying translators since 1996. This certification program [...]
Interpreting Certification Compared (Spoken Language) Spoken Language Interpreting Certification in the United States: a comparison Competency-based assessments are the foundation of credentialing in many professions, one of which is interpreting. According to the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, an assessment instrument is any one of several standardized methods for determining if candidates possess the necessary [...]
How did I start interpreting? Years ago, I was on a ship. I was thoroughly bilingual in all four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. I had gone to med school for a couple of years, gone to secretarial school for a year, graduated from college in Argentina as an elementary school teacher, and I [...]