TFLI, in collaboration with Interpreter Services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, announces its new Medical Interpreter Training Certificate Program. The comprehensive 104-hour program is slated to begin August 22, 2017, with classes meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm for 15 weeks each semester, with the first semester concluding on December 7th.
This program provides training for individuals wishing to become medical interpreters, as well as preparation for them to take one of the national certification examinations. The program is two semesters and includes 104 hours of classroom time. In addition, the program includes 20 hours of observing working medical interpreters in a major Nashville hospital, 20 hours of simulated practice with an instructor outside the classroom and 20 hours of supervised interpretation by the student.
Cost for students: $1295 including materials
If interested in pursuing the program, the first step is to schedule a language assessment through Vanderbilt Interpreter Services. For more information and to begin the process, contact Hope Collins via email: Hope.email@example.com