High School Diploma with a minimum of 70% in English 30-1 or 80% in English 30-2.
- Applicants are required to demonstrate advanced American Sign Language skills (ASL)
- An understanding of the Deaf community and the field of signed language interpreting
The best way to get these skills and knowledge is through our American Sign Language and Deaf Studies
certificate or an equivalent program.
A selection process will also be used to determine your eligibility for the program. This may be personal interviews, transition courses and other screening.
- A criminal record check (with a vulnerable sector check) is required and you are responsible for requesting one through the RCMP in your hometown. The cost may vary.
- Applicants will also be required to possess a Child Interventions Records System (CIRS) check.
When you complete the requirements listed with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0, you will be awarded a Diploma in Sign Language Interpretation.