STCC to offer medical interpreting training
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Are you bilingual and looking for an exciting career opportunity? Springfield Technical Community College this fall will offer training to become a medical interpreter.
The class, which runs Sept. 15 through Nov. 17, takes place on Saturdays between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The Medical Interpreting Certificate Program, consisting of 60 hours of coursework, provides working knowledge of medical interpreting, including standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA regulations, cultural competency and medical terminology.
Open to all languages, students must be bilingual and fluent in English and one other language. The program is designed for those preparing for entry-level careers as medical interpreters as well as for working interpreters preparing for the National Board Certificate exam.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a certificate of completion from the college.
Visit stcc.edu/wdc to apply and learn more or call the Workforce Development Center at (413) 755-4225.
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About Springfield Technical Community College
Founded in 1967 and located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, STCC is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC, a designated Hispanic Serving Institution and an Achieving the Dream Leader College, offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. STCC’s highly regarded transfer programs in business, engineering, liberal arts, science and technology continue to provide the most economical options for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of more than 7,700 day, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.
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