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      National Interpreter Certification(NIC)
      Certification Description
      Individuals achieving certification at the NIC, NIC Advanced or NIC Master level are all professionally certified interpreters. The National Interpreter Certification (NIC) exam tests interpreting skills and knowledge in three critical domains: General knowledge of the field of interpreting through the NIC Knowledge exam Ethical decision making through the interview portion of the NIC Performance test Interpreting and transliterating skills through the performance portion of the test. In all three domains, certificate holders must demonstrate professional knowledge and skills that meet or exceed the minimum professional standards necessary to perform in a broad range of interpretation and transliteration assignments.
      Certifying Organization
      Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
      Certification Details
      • More than two years of education or training after high school required?    Yes
      • More than two years of work experience required?    No
      • Oral or Written Exam Required?    Yes
      • Renewal Required?    Every 4 Year(s)
      • Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?    Yes
      • Renew through Re-Examination?    No
      • Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?    No
      • Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?    No
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