2009 North Carolina Court Interpreter
Orientation Training Class and
Administration of Written Screening Tests –
Who should attend: Interpreters of all languages interested in becoming a NC state certified court
interpreter and interested in providing interpreting services to the NC state court system. Space is
limited to 34 attendees. Applicants will be chosen on a first-come first-served basis.
Orientation Training: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Written Screening Tests: Friday, December 18, 2009 - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm
Where: North Carolina Judicial Center – Rooms A and B
901 Corporate Center Drive; Raleigh, NC 27607
• Attending this course and passing both written screening tests is a PREREQUISITE for
interpreters to be NC AOC contract eligible to provide interpreting services to the courts.
• To educate court interpreters on the required ethics and canons of professional responsibility, the
role of a court interpreter, and NCAOC policies regarding the use of foreign language interpreters;
• To introduce methods of improving professional skills and tips for self study;
• To administer written screening tests for language proficiency and contract eligibility;
• To screen those foreign language interpreters seeking State Court Interpreter Certification
Registration Fees: The cost of the orientation training class is $150.00, made payable to the
Administrative Office of the Courts. Once an attendee is accepted into the class, the fee is
nonrefundable. All applications must be postmarked on or before Friday, December 4, 2009.
It is imperative you read the following documents prior to your attendance, if accepted:
- Overview of the Written English Screening Test
- Overview of the Written Translation Screening Test
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Within a few days after the application deadline date of December 4, 2009, you will receive a
confirmation letter of your acceptance into the orientation training from Interpreting Services.
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA 2009 NORTH CAROLINA
Administrative Office of the Courts INTERPRETER ORIENTATION
Court Programs and Management Services TRAINING CLASS AND
P. O. Box 2448 ADMINISTRATION
Raleigh, NC 27602 OF WRITTEN TESTS
INSTRUCTIONS: Please complete entire form. You may complete the form electronically
or by hand as long as the information is legible. Please mail the original to: Courtney
Lyman, Interpreting Services, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 2448, Raleigh,
NC 27602. Please enclose with your application a check in the amount of $150.00 made
payable to Administrative Office of the Courts. Your application and check must be
postmarked on or before Friday, December 4, 2009. No late applications will be
accepted. Applicants will be chosen on a first-come, first-served basis. Please retain a
copy for your records.
Name and Mailing Address (Give first, middle and last name and Home Telephone Number Work Telephone Number
Cell Phone Number Pager Number
Driver’s License Number State
County of Residence: Social Security or TIN
Have you previously submitted an Application to be a If you are currently serving the North Carolina court system, in which
Registered Court Interpreter? Yes No If you answered no, districts do you currently interpret?
please download and submit the Application to be a Registered
Court Interpreter, available on our website, www.nccourts.org.
In which districts are you willing to interpret? Please refer to the
following link for a district map:
December 16, 2009 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
December 17, 2009 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
December 18, 2009 – 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: North Carolina Judicial Center. 901 Corporate Center Drive; Raleigh, NC 27607. For directions go
Signature of Applicant: Date:
NOTE: Please remember to include, with your application, a check or money order in the
amount of $150.00 made payable to the Administrative Office of the Courts. If you
submit a money order, please retain proof of purchase and receipt in the unlikely event your
application is not received and is lost.