Interpreter Guides Association (IGA) Apprentice Interpreter
The Apprentice Interpreter Course is designed to provide an opportunity to learn about and practice effective communication techniques; Foundational knowledge about interpretation, interpretation techniques and skills that will help you communicate with your participants in a more meaningful, engaging, and fun way; An opportunity to learn about and practice those techniques; Inspiration to experience your place from your audience’s perspective, to develop a passion for your area and for sharing the stories of your area with visitors in a new way; And, a certification in interpretation (if you take and pass the test) that will establish you in this field or profession.
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Must be a Canadian citizen, have a Permanent Residency, Student Visa or Work Visa.
- Must be registered in, or have completed the Training Academy Essentials program (workshops and/or outdoor journey) prior to certification course start date.
- Preference will be given to Black, Indigenous, People of Color and 2SLGBTQ+ individuals.
- Must have current or future professional goals which require this certification to work as an outdoor instructor or guide within the next year.
- Successful applications will be notified by an email. Please note we require at least three weeks notice if you are unable to attend.