Hearing Interpreter Training Online (HITO)

This training program will have a series of courses offered for Hearing Interpreters in order to prepare for the RID National Interpreter Certificate (NIC) Knowledge Exam and Performance Exam to become certified.  Program participants will meet LIVE online two Monday evenings a month for 2.5 hours each and ~6 hours of online work a month, all for a duration of 5 months.  Instructor for this training will be the famous J. Sam Harris, Certified Deaf Interpreter Extraordinaire!  The following topics will be covered during the training:

Introduction to Interpreting (8 hours)
RID-NAD’s Code of Professional Conduct (8 hours)
Process of Interpreting (8 hours)
ASL Linguistics (8 hours)
Interpreting Practicum (8 hours)

Total: 40 hours


  • Completed ASL IV or equivalent
  • ASLPI 2+ or SLPI Advanced
  • Highly motivated individual
  • Comfortable with technology

Registration is now OPEN for Fall 2019. Please complete the form below and then complete your registration by making a payment.
NOTE: your registration is NOT complete until payment has been made.



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Pay in Full Rate: $899

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Standard Rate: $999

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make $150/month payments)

Non-Refundable Security Deposit: $100

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Questions?  E-mail Keri at truebizasl(at)gmail.com