This program will not only help you fulfill the 40-hour training prerequisite to apply for the certification exam, but it will also help you achieve the competency and skill needed in real life assignments. This program satisfies the minimum 40 hours of training required by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) and the National Board for Certified Interpreters (NBCMI).
Throughout this program you’ll have the opportunity to rehearse and discover new vocabulary by interpreting challenging medical documents, doctor-patient conversations as if you were in an actual medical interpreting assignment.
Students will be awarded a Certificate of Program Completion for 4.0 Continuing Education (CEs) upon successfully completing the course.
Course: 40 Hour Medical Interpreting Skill Class
2018 Course Dates:
Course Date Info:
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Gainesville Civic Center
40-Hour course including:
- Classroom Classes
- In-Office Classes
LEP Community Membership
4.0 Continuing Education (CEs)
Meet pre-requisitions for National Certification
Learn the National Standards on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS).
A 40-hour, non-language-specific training course designed to prepare you for the National Certification exam and prepares bilingual individuals for their role as medical interpreters.
Our comprehensive curriculum is taught through lively classroom discussions and interactions; participants develop their skills and knowledge through carefully-prepared realistic role-plays and guided by a nationally-recognized instructor. Group size is limited to between 10 and 20 participants in order to provide a meaningful learning experience to all.
Participants must pass a language proficiency test prior to being admitted to the course.