Joe Hernandez Interpreting Services

Prepare to become a State Court Certified Interpreter.

You have found the right place to get ready to be a court interpreter. In a very short time you can be prepared to take the state written exam and then the state oral exam for court interpreter. Get started today in this lucrative profession that is always in demand. With your license you can do criminal matters, civil litigation, worker’s compensation, family law, psychological and medical appointments. You are able to open up your own agency, work for other agencies or work directly for the courts. Attend our next live seminar or receive your instruction online. The instructor is a state and federal court certified interpreter with over 20 years of professional interpreting experience.

COURT INTERPRETER WRITTEN EXAM SEMINARS

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In our 8-hour live seminar you will receive all the vocabulary, legal terms, idiomatic expressions & slang, interpreter ethics and standards and legal procedures needed in order to pass the state court interpreter written examination very easily. In fact, if you take our seminar and then take the written exam and you do not pass, you may then attend our next written exam seminar absolutely for free. Once you pass the written exam you will be provided with four opportunities to pass the oral exam where you will be asked to interpreter exercises from English into your foreign language and from your foreign language into English. Please click on the link below for full details on the next court interpreter written exam seminar.

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COURT INTERPRETER WRITTEN SEMINAR
February 27, 2016

COURT INTERPRETER ORAL EXAM SEMINARS

Once you have passed the written examination you will be provided with four opportunities to pass the oral examination where you will be asked to interpret exercises from English into Spanish and from Spanish into English. Our oral exam seminar consists of 3 hours of consecutive exercises, two hours of sight translations and 3 hours of simultaneous exercises. Please click on the link below for full details on our next court interpreter oral exam seminar

SEE OUR NEXT COURT INTERPRETER ORAL EXAM SEMINAR

On May 14,2016

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS FOR COURT INTERPRETERS

You have found the right place to receive your instructor-led Continuing Education Units. We have several 6-hour workshops throughout the year and throughout California. We have workshops that are completely in English, so all languages are invited to attend. The two workshops available right now for all languages are Idioms & Slang 201 and Medical Terminology 201. For the Spanish-language certified interpreters, we have True & False Cognates 101 and Medical Terms Translated English to Spanish 101. These workshops are held in very comfortable and convenient conference rooms of hotels. Please click below for our next workshop.

SEE OUR NEXT COURT INTERPRETER INSTRUCTOR-LED SEMINARS

On February 6, 2016

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS FOR MEDICAL INTERPRETERS

You may receive your Continuing Education Units required for certification from us. We have workshops in California and in Nevada. These 6-hour, instructor-led workshops are held in very comfortable and convenient conference rooms of very nice hotels. Presently, you may choose from three workshops: Medical Terminology 201, which is completely in English, so all languages are invited to attend. Medical Consecutive Interpreting for the Spanish language & Medical Terms Translated English to Spanish 101. Please click below to see our upcoming workshop.

SEE OUR NEXT MEDICAL INTERPRETER INSTRUCTOR-LED SEMINARS

On February 6, 2016

JOE HERNANDEZ BIOGRAPHY

Joe Hernandez was born in Tijuana, Mexico, and was brought over to the U.S. by his parents at the very young age of 8 years old. His first language, of course, is Spanish and once in the U.S. the family settled in East L.A. where he attended grammar school, junior high school and high school. He began his professional interpreting career in 1991 when he obtained his Administrative Hearing Certification from the state, then progressed on to the State Court Interpreter Certification in 1995 and then the Federal Court Interpreter Certification in 1997. He still provides interpreting services for agencies, attorneys, the courts and the public in general, but his main focus is on preparing bilinguals to become court interpreters.

ALL LANGUAGES WELCOME

Our live, 8-hour seminar program to prepare you for the state of California written examination for court interpreter is being offered at least once a month. This means that you don’t have to wait a long time to be ready to take and pass this test. You can be ready in a very short time! We will cover all the English vocabulary, legal terms, idiomatic expressions & slang, interpreter ethics & standards and legal procedures necessary in order to be successful the first time you take the exam, guaranteed in writing!... READ MORE

CONSORTIUM FOR STATE COURT INTERPRETER CERTIFICATION

The Consortium for State Court Interpreter Certification, is comprised of 40 states:Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois/Cook County, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Vermont. In California, and some other states, you have the right to take the State Court Interpreter exam twice a year, in other states the chance is once a year, and in others it is just once every 2 years ! So, it is best to be well prepared before you take the exam or you might lose your yearly chance !

Success Stories

Maricela passed w/86%

Mr. Joe Hernandez, I passed my written interpreting exam on January 27, 2016, with an 86%!!!!!!! I am so happy!! I am so glad I found your website! Thanks to your encouraging words and your material I was quickly ready for the exam. I can honestly say I would not have passed without your course.…

Sandra passed with 91%

I found I needed guidance when I decided to explore a new career as a court interpreter. After signing up for the written exam, I turned to Joe Hernandez. His products were extremely useful, since they immediately gave me a better understanding of what to expect. I recently took the test on July 30, 2015, and easily passed this first…

Mario passed w/89%

June 8, 2015 To: Joe Hernandez From: Mario Suarez I’m very pleased that I have passed the written exam and am now on my way to becoming a court certified interpreter for the state of California. The material that I bought from Joe and then studied was no doubt the defining factor that helped me…

Shelita passed w/99%

May 15, 2015 From: Shelita Guzman To: Joe Hernandez Re: Court Interpreter Written Exam Hi Joe, I just took the written exam today, and I am extremely pleased to let you know that I passed with a score of 99%! Thank you so much for your excellent program. Sincerely, Shelita Guzman

Video 1

  • Rules of Consecutive Interpreting
    • Rules of Consecutive Interpreting

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Video 2

  • Consecutive Exercise - Purse Snatching
    • Consecutive Exercise - Purse Snatching

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Video 3

  • IDIOMS & SLANG FOR COURT INTERP WRITTEN EXAM
    • IDIOMS & SLANG FOR COURT INTERP WRITTEN EXAM

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New! Prepare for the Certified Medical Interpreter Written Exam

You will receive 64 pages of anatomy, organs, diseases, conditions, treatments and studies. You will also receive two Power Point Presentations that go along with these 64 pages. You will also receive worksheets with professions and medical interpreter ethics and protocol. Everything you need to pass this examination very easily. Please call us at 1-800-614-0405 for full details.


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