Interpreter Education Online offers Interpretation Performance Assessment Tests (IEO® IPAT) to practicing interpreters who would like to determine their current skill level in the consecutive, simultaneous, and sight translation modes prior to taking certification tests or applying for work. This assessment tool can be used by language service providers for screening their existing contract interpreters as well as new applicants.

IEO® IPAT is administered in real time by a designated proctor over Internet. The assessment is conducted by experienced certified interpreters and interpretation performance graders.

Language combinations: English < > Albanian, Arabic, French, Haitian-Creole, Hmong, German, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

The test is offered in the following formats:

  • Simultaneous Interpretation Test - English > Albanian, Arabic, French, Haitian-Creole, Hmong, German, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese
Content Evaluation Criteria Fee
General 25 $104.99
Legal 25 $104.99
Medical 25 $104.99

 

  • Consecutive Interpretation Test – English < > Albanian, Arabic, French, Haitian-Creole, Hmong, German, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese
Content Evaluation Criteria Fee
General 25 $104.99
Legal 25 $104.99
Medical 25 $104.99

 

  • Sight Translation Test – English > Albanian, Arabic, French, Haitian-Creole, Hmong, German, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese
Content Evaluation Criteria Fee
General 25 $104.99
Legal 25 $104.99
Medical 25 $104.99

 

  • Simultaneous, Consecutive, and Sight Translation Test
Content Evaluation Criteria Fee
Any combination of three tests 75 $289.00

The test should be scheduled at least two weeks prior to the testing date. A candidate needs the following:

  • Computer
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Computer-compatible headset and a microphone

To purchase a test, please visit our Programs & Products page.

Disclaimer:

Interpreter Education Online offers Interpretation Performance Assessment Tests that are not and shall not be considered an official certification examination. This interpretation performance assessment tool has been designed to provide a quantified evaluation of language interpretation skills by experienced professionals for the subscribers’ information only.


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