Course Description

The Signature Court Interpreter Training Program® is a course designed to provide bilingual individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare to take the state certification exam. Learn about our signature approach to practice and build your skill level with our ‘Weightlifting Methods’. Practice your note taking for consecutive and deepen your sight and simultaneous with our '21-day program.' This 40-hour training is self-paced which means flexibility! This class will be waiting for you where you left off, so you can schedule it around your busy lifestyle. 

Study with us and learn why DE LA MORA is a nationally recognized name in the field.

What you will learn

  • Weightlifting for Interpreters™

  • The Kolb Learning Cycle

  • How to improve language expertise

  • Legal terminology and vocabulary

  • Study materials and exercises provided for all 3 modes of interpretation

  • Understand the importance of honest self-assessment

  • Learn proven techniques to build your skills in sight, consecutive, and simultaneous

Who should attend

Bilingual individuals who have a high level of proficiency in both of their working languages and wish to become certified interpreters at the state level.

Skill Level: Foundational

Language: Language Neutral - All Languages. Course is taught in English

Specialization: State level court interpretation


New to interpreting?

Check out our FAQ page to learn the answer to important questions like: What does and interpreter do? and What are the requirements to become and interpreter in my state?

Meet the Instructor

Agustin de la Mora

Agustín Servín de la Mora is the President of the Florida Institute of Interpretation and Translation. He was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, and has been a professional interpreter for the last 22 years, both as a freelance and staff interpreter. Mr. de la Mora is a Supervisor Rater for the National Center for State Courts and has been a Lead Rater for the federal and consortium oral exams for court interpreters. He was the Lead Interpreter for the Ninth Judicial Circuit for over a decade and has served as a member of the Florida Court Interpreter Certification Board as well as a voting member of the Technical Committee of the National Consortium for Interpreter Certification. Mr. de la Mora is certified by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts as a Federally Certified Court Interpreter. He is also a Certified Court interpreter by the Florida Court Interpreter Certification Board and a Certified Medical Interpreter by the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters. He has been a consultant for the Administrative Offices of the State Courts, conducting orientation seminars and advanced skills workshops for interpreters in many states including Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin. As a recognized professional in his field, he has been featured as a speaker and presenter in several national conventions, including the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators, the American Translators Association and the National Association of State Court Administrators.

Hear From Previous Students

5 star rating

excellent very complete

George Shortt

I am very happy about taking the course, I feel it gives a very well balanced set of knowledge and tools to prepare oneself to perform the job ahead. Than...

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William Gomez

I wish I had started this program sooner. I felt inspired by the step by step instructions and the review of the theory behind the entire program. This was a...

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Student Access

Student access on this platform is limited the same as if attending a live class.

  • Our 40 hour courses include 6 months of access. All other courses can be accessed for 3 months.

  • We want to help you get the most out of our classes. If you need additional time please contact us.

  • 407-677-4155

  • info@delamorainstitute.com

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Weightlifting

    • Appendix

    • Weightlifting Lecture

  • 2

    Consecutive

    • Consecutive 1

    • Consecutive 101 Audio- Language Neutral

    • Consecutive 101 Audio- Spanish

    • Consecutive 2

    • Consecutive 3

    • Consecutive 101 Script w/scoring units- Language Neutral

    • Consecutive 101 Script w/ Scoring Units-Spanish

    • Consecutive 4

    • Consecutive 5

    • Consecutive 6

    • Consecutive 7

    • Consecutive 8

    • Consecutive 9

    • Consecutive 10

    • Exercise 3 - Do You Speak Legalese? Audio Files

    • Exercise 3 Script

  • 3

    Sight

    • Sight Lecture

    • Sight 101

    • Sight 101 Exercise

    • Sight Lecture 2

    • Sight Lecture 3

    • Sight 101 w/ Scoring Units

    • Sight Lecture 4

    • Sight Lecture 5

    • Sight 101 Read-Through

    • Sight Lecture 6

    • Sight 101 Chunking

    • Sight Lecture 7

    • Sight Lecture 8

    • Sight 101 Finale

    • Sight Translation 101

  • 4

    Simul

    • Simul 1

    • Simultaneous 101 Audio

    • Simul 2

    • Simul 3

    • Simultaneous 101 Script

    • Simul 4

    • Simul 5

    • Simul 6

  • 5

    21-day program

    • 21 Day Program

    • 21-day program transcript

    • 21-day program PDF

    • 21 Day Program PDF Transcript

  • $748.00

    $748.00SPSC21-33: Signature Court Interpreter Training Bundle

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  • $150.00

    $150.00SPSC21-26: State Certification Written Exam Prep

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