Punjabi/English Interpretation and Translation Programs

Be the bridge that connects cultures

Skilled interpreters and translators, who facilitate essential understanding and cross-cultural communication, are in demand in today’s global marketplace. They work in a large number of contexts, including international development, education, business, health care, media, government, legal services and much more.

Welcome to the internationally recognized interpretation and translation training programs at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. Our intensive courses give bilingual individuals the practical skills they need to become professional Punjabi/English translators and/or interpreters.

We offer two professional training programs, both of which are recognized by the Society of Translators and Interpreters of British Columbia (STIBC).

Legal Interpretation and Translation Certificate

SFU's 10-month, part-time Punjabi/English interpretation and translation program provides a comprehensive overview of the multi-faceted field of legal interpretation and translation. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel as a legal interpreter and translator and meet local industry needs.

Medical Translation and Interpretation Certificate

Our three-month, part-time Punjabi/English certificate program is designed for trained or experienced interpreters and translators interested in practising in a medical or health care environment. It will provide you with the specialized training you need to work as a qualified translator and interpreter in a medical or health care setting.

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