developed by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation
and administered by Language Connections LLC.
(Lead Trainer: Inna Persits, M.S., M.Ed.)
Medical Interpreter Training Certificate Program is a 60-hour 7-week training course that was developed to enable participants to become competent medical interpreters. The course introduces participants to interpreter roles and skills, interpreter ethics, and medical terminology in both English and the target language.
Anatomy and physiology is taught by an experienced instructor who is a clinician. Language coaching and role-plays in the target language are offered by experienced medical interpreters who are native speakers of the target language.
We are accepting applications for our 60 hour 7-week Medical Interpreter Training Session, that starts on March 4, 2015 and ends on April 18, 2015.
Deadline for Registration: February 20, 2015
Space in the training program is limited and is filling up quickly, so we recommend early registration. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the course is full.
Total cost of the program:
$980 ($50 non-refundable registration fee plus $930 course fee)
Wednesdays (6.30 pm – 9.30 pm) and
Saturdays (10.00 am – 4.30 pm).
Office Address:Language Connections LLC2001 Beacon Street, Suite 105
1) Be bilingual in English and another language.
2) Register online to reserve a seat in the course
To be accepted into the program, applicants must pass an Oral Language Assessment Pre-Test
and demonstrate fluency and literacy skills in English and the target language.
If accepted, participants are required to submit a $930.00 course fee and signed Student Participation Agreement prior to the first class. You can pay with a check, credit card or cash.
Training participants must meet all of the following pre-requisites in order to participate in the training program:
High school diploma or equivalency;
Oral proficiency in English and the target language (to be determined during screening interview);
Ability to read and write at advanced level in target language;
Successful completion of language assessment test;
Course Location (subject to change):