Interpreter Prep for Natl Certification Training
Portland Community College CLIMB Health Profession
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Portland, OR is location of college, but class is on line in a virtual classroom with audio and visual interactivity with instructors and fellow students around the country and world. Students should have headphones, sound card and internet connection that is not dial up. A simple tutorial is provided to use the easily accessible virtual classroom.
This course requires that interpreters have 1 year paid experience and are fluent in both English and LOTE. Classes are language neutral. Courses are in Pacific Time 2 evenings per week across ten weeks with an occassional Saturday class.
This on line course provides the required formal training for working Healthcare Interpreters to take the national certification exam offered by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters or the National Board of Certification of Healthcare Interpreters. The training also meets the State of Oregon’s requirements of 60 hours of formal training. This course is for those interpreters already working in the field but who have not yet attended or completed the formal training requirement. Interpreters interested in this course must have a minimum of one year paid experience as a healthcare interpreter. Taught online in a virtual classroom, this course prepares individuals to sit for the national exam and continue their careers as certified or qualified healthcare interpreters.
Website is being updated with this new course. Please watch for the update in early November and in the meantime feel free to contact Ginevra Blake.
Registration begins mid November. Interested persons with healthcare interpreting experience and needing formal education of 40+ hours, please contact Ginevra Blake at email@example.com.
This course meets national standards (40 hours) AND the State of Oregon's requirement of 60 hours of formal training needed to apply for national certification.
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