Would you like to enroll in the Healthcare Interpreter Training Program? We offer interpreter trainings for bilingual persons who wish to work as interpreters for healthcare facilities and community based organizations in the San Franciso bay area.
Eligible participants are welcome to enroll in any of our day, evening or weekend classes for a total of 120 hours*.
The Healthcare Interpreter Certificate Program has been designed for the community, in partnership with local providers, to prepare interpreters who can facilitate understanding between people who are speaking different languages, within a healthcare setting.
This is a competency based training program involving lectures, discussions, simulations, field work and special student projects. Besides working with the course instructor, students will be working closely with their assigned Language Coach to enhance their linguistic and cultural competencies. Minimal student qualifications include the ability to speak fluently in his/her language of service and is committed to the entire training program which consists of 3 levels. The three levels are briefly described below: