After completing the IHK translator exam you have the option to qualify as an IHK interpreter. The successful completion of this exam verifies that the participant is qualified to interpret previously heard, sophisticated spoken or written texts in each chosen language accurately and appropriately. The exam consists of the following parts:
- Oral interpretation of two previously heard sophisticated business-related texts in the German language
- Oral interpretation of two previously heard sophisticated business-related texts in the foreign language
- Consecutive interpretation of a complex business-related conversation
The entry requirement for this preparatory course is German language skills at the C2 level, which can be acquired in a preceding C2 course if necessary.