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    Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credits: 3 per year (1.5 per semester)   

    Location: On-site at NEWTech

    Duration: 540 hours (year-long)

    Year One Course
    - Junior or Senior standing             
    Year Two Course - B or better in Year 1 course and instructor's approval

    Program Description:
    If you have native fluency in a language other than English and enjoy helping people understand one another, then you may have what it takes for a career using your heritage language. In this 540-hour course, you will acquire the skills necessary to meet the growing need for Interpretation services in business and the community. Learn from professional interpreters in the industry.

    High School Credit Equivalencies: None

    Certifications: Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

    Careers in this field:

    • Medical Interpreter
    • Educational Interpreter
    • Community Interpreter
    • Business Interpreter