Bridging the Gap- Medical Interpreting Training (7-8 Weeks)
In partnership with LUNA language services
The Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training prepares individuals to become successful medical interpreters. This course will conclude with an exam for licensure as a certified medical interpreter, a nationally and industry-recognized credential awarded by the Cross Cultural Health Care Program based out of Seattle, Washington. Classes will take place twice weekly, for three hours per session, and this course will be supplemented with 15 hours of field experience in a variety of medical settings to prepare the student for the demands of the diversified work environments they may encounter in the workforce.. This language-neutral course, taught in English, is open to speakers of all languages. Prior experience in the medical and/or interpreting fields is helpful, but not required, this is an entry-level certification.
Class Requirements: Enroll in MSDWT Adult Education program, meet TABE (reading, math & language assessment) minimum requirements, complete Indiana career explorer assessment and pass a 1hour phone language proficiency test.
Days & Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.
Location: J. Everett Light Career Center -1901 E. 86th Street / Indianapolis 46240
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