Inuktitut Translation and Interpretation

Short course Introduction

  • Students develop the competencies required to apply the principles, rules and methods related to translation and interpretation, to apply language-related principles, rules and methods, to apply the principles to the management of a small translation firm, to use computer equipment and to integrate harmoniously into the school and work environments.

Possible fields of work

  • Translator; Translation and interpretation can take place in different contexts: medical, legal, educational or in the context of social services.

Course Content with Hours and Credit Breakdown

Statement of competency Hours Credits
Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process 30 2
Do English word processing 75 5
Do Inuktitut word processing 60 4
Communicate in the workplace 30 2
Use translation and interpretation technique 60 4
Do consecutive interpretation of a message from Inuktitut to English 90 6
Do consecutive interpretation of a message from English to Inuktitut 90 6
Sight-translate a written message 60 4
Do terminological research 60 4
Do research on a specific topic 60 4
Translate a written message from English to Inuktitut 120 8
Translate a written message from Inuktitut to English 120 8
Adapt material from one Inuktitut dialect to another 45 3
Translate and interpret in a medical context 60 4
Translate and interpret in a legal context 60 4
Perform office tasks 30 2
Translate and interpret in an educational context 60 4
Translate and interpret in a social services context 60 4
Use techniques related to the management of a small translation firm 60 4
Do simultaneous interpretation of a message 120 8
Use job search technique 30 2
Enter the work force 60 4
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