Course Description

DE LA MORA's Signature Court Interpreter Program helps prepare future court interpreters for the State Oral Exam. This is a foundational course for interpreters at all levels of experience. Students can expect to learn DLMII’s signature approach to successful practice and planning to reach desired goals.

What you will learn

  • The Kolb Learning Cycle

  • Weightlifting for Interpreters™

  • Consecutive interpretation advanced techniques

  • Sight translation, memory, and organization

  • Simultaneous interpretation decalage, and more

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

FAQ's for Future Interpreters

Classes begin August 29th, 2022! Seating is limited

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Class Schedule

This 12 hour training will take place in a virtual classroom via the Zoom video conferencing platform. 

Class will be held mostly Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings. 

Dates: 2022: August 29, 30, 31, September 6, 7, 8

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Meet Your 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.

Course curriculum

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    Resources

    • Signature Court Interpreter Skill Building Syllabus

    • Resources

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    Class Recordings

    • Class Recordings

    • Class 1

    • Class 2

    • Class 3

    • Class 4

    • Class 5

    • Class 6

    • 21 Day Program

Who We Are

DE LA MORA Institute of Interpretation is a fully remote online school that trains legal and medical interpreters to work in their respective fields.

DLMII was founded in 1998 by Agustín Servin de la Mora from the vision and core belief that interpretation as a chosen profession deserved better educational options. We are constantly striving to stay ahead of the trends and learning styles prevalent in today’s interpreting field through various formats including in-person seminars, live online instruction, and self-paced education.

Our mission is to foster understanding and communication through exceptional interpreter education and development, and to advance professional interpretation standards worldwide.

Our vision is to become the most accessible interpreter education platform in the world.