North Carolina

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Standards for Permanent Credential

The standards listed below reflect the minimum requirements to work as an educational interpreter in this state.

  • Pre-Service Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Skill Verification:  RID, EIPA 3.0+, State Test
  • Knowledge Verification: N/A
  • Renewal Timeline: N/A
  • Continuing Education:  15 hours annually
  • Additional Comments:  There are two levels of interpreter that differ by pay grade: Level 1 requires a high school diploma, EIPA 3.0+, and 15 hours of continuing education per year. Level 2 requires (1) AA degree in educational interpreting, two years of experience in educational interpreting, and EIPA 3.0+ OR (2) RID certification, and two years of experience in educational interpreting. Both Level 2 options require 15 hours of continuing education per year.

Standards for Provisional Credential 

  • Is a provisional credential available? No
  • What is required for the provisional credential?   N/A
  • How long can one hold a provisional credential?  N/A

Interpreter Training Programs

For a list of currently available programs in your state visit the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT) website.