Language Interpreter Certificate Program | Multicultural Council of Windsor & Essex County

Multicultural Council of Windsor & Essex County

Language Interpreter Certificate Program

Are you fluent in two or more languages?



Obtain the training and credential you need to become an international language interpreter.

There is a growing need for skilled interpreters who can provide services within the business, health, and human service sectors. St. Clair College is proud to offer this program in partnership with the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County. Courses will cover spoken language interpretation, consecutive interpreting, note-taking, sight translation, simultaneous interpreting, and setting specific interpreting with a focus on the language interpretation needs of local agencies and community services in Windsor and Essex County.

Program Admission Requirements:

1. An approved college or university degree or diploma is recommended.
2. Fluency in English and a second language as demonstrated by a 75% or higher score on the CILISAT test administered by the Multicultural Council and graded by an internationally recognized outside agency.

The cost of the test is $200.00 CDN per student (fee subject to change). Individuals who pass the test will receive a certificate attesting to their language fluency.

Contact the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County at 519-255-1127 to schedule a test. Students should arrange to write the test at least 4-6 weeks prior to program start.



For information about the Language Interpreter Certificate Program, please call the Multicultural Council at (519) 255-1127, call St. Clair College Continuing Education at (519) 972-2711, or visit the Part Time Studies page at