This is an 8-week course (3 hours per week) on the basics of Canadian law and legal system for interpreters which is designed to develop a better understanding of the concepts and the specialized legal terminology in these areas. The course will review the foundations of law, the Court structure and legal system in Canada, criminal law offences and procedure, and civil law and procedure.
A great way to prepare for the CTTIC Court Interpreter examinations and to improve your knowledge of Canadian law/legal system.
Dates: March 8 – April 26 (Wednesday evenings - 8 sessions)
Time: 6-9 p.m.
The sessional instructor will be Dolfi Havlovic, a senior Crown counsel and a STIBC Certified Translator and Certified Court Interpreter. Before joining the Ministry of Justice, Ms. Havlovic also practiced in the area of civil law with a Vancouver law firm.
Current STIBC members: To register, and to benefit from the special member price for this workshop, please log in to the website.
Cancellation Policy: full refund until 24 hours before event.