Associate Court Interpreter
Pass the Code of Ethics Examination.
Meet the hour requirements under one of the following options:
|Institution||Supporting document||Required hours in a legal setting (within the last 3 years)|
|Alberta Court Interpreters Course (ACIC)||ACIC certificate||None|
|Bow Valley College’s Court Interpreters Program (BVC)||BVC diploma||20|
|Immigration Refugee Board Exam (IRB)||IRB letter||20|
|No Credentials||N/A||400-200 (see form)|
Other recognized bodies will be considered. (Consult with the administrative assistant)
Certified Court Interpreter
There are two options for becoming a Certified Court Interpreter of ATIA, and each option has its own requirements:
Option 1: Certification Examination
• Pre-requisite: Be an Associate Court Interpreter of ATIA in good standing • Pre-requisite: Proof of hours (dependent on language) of interpreting in a legal setting • Obtain a minimum passing grade of 70% in both parts of the court interpreting exam • Sign ATIA's Code of Ethics Agreement and pay membership dues.