Training

ARCH is licensed through the MN Office of Higher Education (MOHE) to provide TCII training.  That makes ARCH the only TCII training provider that is sanctioned by the state to provide training paid for with government monies.  Making training accessible and professional.

What makes us different?

ARCH is licensed through the MN Office of Higher Education (MOHE) to provide TCII training.  That makes ARCH the only TCII training provider that is sanctioned by the state to provide training paid for with government monies.  Making training accessible and professional.

Courses

TCII

  • Ethics and Conduct
  • Ethics and Interpreter Skills
  • Culture and Mediation
  • Community Services
  • Standards of Practice


The only national 40-hour licensed certificate program for community interpreting.  It is designed to train interpreters in medical, educational and social services.


40 Hour Training

Medical Terminology

Covers Greek and Latin roots and affixes, medical specialties, body systems and anatomy, symptoms, and diseases/disorders. Course aimed at helping the interpreter become aware of and comfortable with using these medical terms correctly.

Brain Boost

Memory Skills and Note-Taking; Participants will develop techniques for improving short term memory and the necessity of having a good note-taking system in their interpreting arsenal.

Skill Build

Vocabulary Builder, Consecutive Interpreting and Sight Translation will strengthen your knowledge of medical terminology and various tests and procedures.

Cultural Competency

Cultural competence is having an awareness of one's own cultural identity and views about difference, and the ability to learn and build on the varying cultural and community norms.  At the end of this course, you'll be able to: Define culture and demonstrate a general understanding of cultural differences, explore cultural self-awareness by examining your own individual life path, and give examples of how an individual's world-view can impact that person in the workplace.

Note Taking

This one-day workshop offers fast-pace, dynamic practice in a vital skill: note-taking for interpreters.  Developed by a leading national expert, the program adapts Rozan's method for conference interpreter note-taking to meet the needs of medical, community and general interpreters.

Respiratory Mask Fit Testing

A respirator fit test checks whether a respirator properly fits the face of someone who wears it.  The fitting characteristic of a respirator is the ability of the mask to separate a worker's respiratory system from ambient air.

Sign up for classes

Classes are currently post-poned due to COVID-19.  They will resume when we can guarantee a safe environment for our trainers and attendees.