Industry Certifications


Community Interpreting Service Provider

The Language Industry Certification System (LICS) follows the European standard and is a highly regarded certification for community interpreting. It allows an interpreter to gain certification for a specific industry, such as medical or legal. When you choose a language services provider that has the LICS certification, you know you'll be getting a qualified interpreter matched to the requirements of your assignment.


National Standard Guide for Community Interpreting Services

The objective of the National Standard Guide for Community Interpreting Services (NSGCIS) is to set ISP delivery standards. This certification follows the Canadian standard such that NSGCIS-AILIA certified interpreters have one or all of the following qualifications: post-secondary education, preferably a recognized degree in interpretation or a related field; the completion of a language proficiency test; and documented experience in the field.