SVC-40-HOUR Healthcare Interpreter Training Class
Class runs weekly for 10 weeks on Saturdays, from 3 pm to 7 pm
Start date: 09/28/19
End date: 12/7/19
Location: Berry Hill/Southeast Nashville
Details: initial fee of $50.00 is for processing application and providing screening language proficiency assessment. This $50.00 is non-refundable. Those who pass the screening language proficiency assessment (score of 80% or higher) will pay the $600.00 balance to secure a spot in the class. This $600.00 fee includes all class materials and full training manual.
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This 40-hour training is designed to prepare bi-lingual individuals as qualified healthcare interpreters (as required by federal healthcare regulations). It also fulfills the 40-hour class component for those interested in pursuing national healthcare interpreter certification. This class covers all topics under the knowledge areas tested in both current national certification written exams, and provides hands-on training sessions to practice interpretation modes and skills for the oral portion of the national exams.
This is a language neutral class: it is taught in English with significant language-specific practice throughout. Prior to the class start date, students must pass a screening language proficiency assessment in English and their other language(s) of service and have completed their registration.
Who Should Enroll
Bilingual individuals seeking employment/contract work in healthcare, education, social services settings
Any healthcare professional frequently called upon to interpret, but without a professional credential
And: anyone who, whether they have experience or not, wishes to pursue a career in healthcare interpreting
All applicants to this class must fulfill all of the requisites below:
Be at least 18 years of age. Acceptable proofs of age are a driver’s license, or a birth certificate, or a passport.
Submit a high school or GED diploma.
Pass the screening language proficiency assessments in English and their other language(s) of service each with a score of at least 80%. Assessments include reading comprehension, speaking and writing.
Class students must complete the full program, meet attendance requirements of 90% (attend at least 10 out of 12 classes; additional make-up work will be required for absences), and pass the final class assessment in order to receive the certificate of completion from the class organizer. We reserve the right of admission.
There are 2 scholarships available for $100.00 each.
Please contact us for details.
Step 1: please complete the brief form below, submit a copy of your high school diploma/GED, and submit payment for application/screening language proficiency assessment fee for $50.00. You will be contacted within 24 hours of payment submission to schedule your assessment.
Step 2 (for applicants who pass the screening language proficiency assessments with at each at least 80%): please complete the form below fully and submit class fee for $600.00 using PayPal, or email us to arrange hand delivery of payment (money order or cash only). You will be contacted within 24 hours of payment submission with a welcoming message detailing specific material and class information.