What is ILSAT?
The Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International trade developed the Language Skills assessment tool test (ILSAT) that evaluates the language and interpretation proficiencies of people applying for certification as community interpreters.
ILSAT is managed and administered by multiple NFOs, mainly by Across Languages, TCET, MCIS, etc.
Currently, ILSAT tests are available for the following 63 languages:
Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Assyrian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cambodian (Khmer), Cantonese, Creole, Czech, Dari, Dinka, Dutch, Farsi (Persian), Finnish, French, Low German, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Khmer, Kinyarwanda, Korean, Kurdish (Bahdini), Kurdish (Sorani), Laotian, Lingala, Macedonian, Mandarin, Nepali, Nuer, Oromo, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi (Perso-Arabic), Punjabi (Gurmukhi), Romanian, Russian, Serbo/Croatian, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkish, Twi, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese.