COMMISSION ON INTERPRETERS 2020 COURT INTERPRETER TRAINING AND TESTING SCHEDULE

* Dates and locations are subject to change. Please frequently check the website for the most up to date information.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Chief Justice’s Statewide Judicial Emergency Order, we have adjusted the Georgia Commission on Interpreter’s Testing and Training Schedule.

Events Dates Location Registration Deadline Event Description
Orientation Workshop See Orientation Workshop
schedule below.
Online Workshop Registration closes 24-hours before the start of the orientation session. Refunds are not permitted once materials are accessed. The cost of the orientation workshop is $200.
Registration and payment can be made through the Georgia Courts Registrar.
Registrants have access to orientation presentations, materials,
and quizzes for 72 hours and must complete the course modules and
content reviews within that time to receive credit for the course.
There are unlimited attempts to complete the content review quizzes,
but all must be finished with 100% to be marked complete. Registrants
who fail to complete the course and content review quizzes within 72-hours
will forfeiture their registration fee. A link granting access to the
orientation materials will be sent one day before the start of the orientation.
Materials may not be accessed before the beginning of the scheduled session.
English Written Exam Administered by
appointment only
Administrative Office of
the Courts
244 Washington Street
SW Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30334
There is no registration
deadline for this event.
Cancelations must be made no
less than 24 hours before the exam to be eligible for a refund.
The cost of the written exam is $50.
You must
register and pay for this event through the Georgia
Courts Registrar
. The English Written Exam is available
by appointment only. You can register and schedule your
exam session at any time but are required to complete the orientation
before you can test. Once staff confirms your registration, a confirmation
email will be sent with scheduling instructions.
Oral Certification Exam (OCE) December 16-18, 2020

Administrative Office of the Courts

244 Washington Street
S.W. Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30334

November 4, 2020 The cost of the oral certification exam is $250. Exam registration
and payment must be received through the Georgia Courts Registrar
by 11:59 PM on the deadline. Appointment letters and exam instructions are emailed business days before the exam.
Oral Proficiency
Interview (OPI)
Administered by appointment only Administrative Office of the Courts
244 Washington Street S.W. Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30334
November 4, 2020 The Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)is only required if
you wish to interpret in a language that does not have a certification exam.
Click here to see a list of languages that require the
certification exam. If your language is not on this list, you are required to take the OPI for licensure. Click here for more information on the OPI  and instructions on how to schedule an appointment.

If you do not complete the licensing process within two years of your scheduled orientation, you must retake and pass the English Written Exam to remain active in our system. Applicants may request an extension of time by completing an approved skill-builder and submitting a request to gcr@georgiacourts.gov.

COMMISSION ON INTERPRETERS
2020 Online Orientation Workshop Schedule

Registration closes 24-hours before the start of the orientation. Refunds are not permitted once course materials have been accessed.
Please frequently check the website for the most up to date information.
Dates and times are subject to change

Start Date Start Time End Date End Time
Wednesday
September 23, 2020
8:30 am Saturday
September 26, 2020
8:30 am
Friday
October 2, 2020
8:30 am Monday
October 5, 2020
8:30 am
Wednesday
October 14, 2020
8:30 am Saturday
October 17, 2020
8:30 am
Tuesday
October 20, 2020
8:30 am Friday
October 23, 2020
8:30 am
Monday
October 26, 2020
8:30 am Thursday
October 29, 2020
8:30 am
Friday
November 6, 2020
8:30 am Monday
November 9, 2020
8:30 am
Monday
November 16, 2020
8:30 am Thursday
November 19, 2020
8:30 am
Tuesday
December 1, 2020
8:30 am Friday
December 4, 2020
8:30 am
Wednesday,
December 9, 2020
8:30 am Saturday
December 12, 2020
8:30 am
Friday
December 18, 2020
8:30 am Monday
December 21, 2020
8:30 am
Monday
December 28, 2020
8:30 am Thursday
December 31,2020
8:30 am