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80-Hour Medical Interpreter Training

Double your skills and your confidence with an 80-Hour Medical Interpreter Training Certificate!

Stand out from the competition and excel as a medical interpreter from your very first day. Access 40 more hours of coaching and lessons, level up your skills, and receive an 80-Hour Training Certificate!

(Currently available for Arabic, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese students only)

New Interpretation Modules

More Live Coaching

Free Exam Prep Course

Do you feel 100% ready for your first day?

The ALTA Medical Interpreter Training is challenging, so the fact that you passed your exams means you’re well on your way to success. But your journey is really just getting started. Because when you start your job as a medical interpreter, the pressure is on from the first moment. The pressure to impress your boss… The pressure to remember obscure medical terms you’ve only heard a few times… And the pressure to do the best possible job for your patients, who are relying on you to help them get the critical care they need. In fact, many of our happily employed graduates tell us they wish they’d had even EVEN MORE training to help prepare them for real-world situations.

That’s why we created our new 80-Hour Medical Interpreter Training. To help motivated students like you be FULLY prepared to hit the ground running in your new job. Now, you can get access to the 80-Hour course content and live coaching sessions to upgrade your certificate from a 40-Hour certificate to an 80-Hour Certificate. If you want to keep building your interpretation skills and getting coaching from experienced experts, then keep reading…

Upgrade to an 80-Hour Certificate for just $345!

Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare 2.0 builds on the 40-hour medical interpreter training with an entirely-new section, The Pro Interpreter’s Toolkit which digs deep into the critical interpretation skills and techniques that professional interpreters can’t live without.

And then you’ll receive our complete our National Oral Exam Prep course to get more exposure to real-world interpretation scenarios.

Plus, you’ll get access to 16 MORE weeks of live coaching, including a 1-hour coaching session in your target language every week. So you can practice oral interpretation skills, ask all your questions, and learn from people who have actually done the job.

Finally, take advantage of 16 more weeks of access to all the online course materials, so you can go back and review any areas where you’re struggling.

When you upgrade, you get:

What’s NEW in Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare 2.0?

This all-new 7-lesson module digs deep into the skills and techniques that working interpreters use every day to help patients and medical professionals communicate at their best. You’ll learn the note-taking techniques from professional interpreters, take a deep dive into register and learn how to master it, gain new strategies to improve memorization, and more to help you become a more effective interpreter sooner.

If you want to prepare for what life on the job is like, there’s no replacement for live coaching! That’s why our 80-hour course gives you a weekly group coaching session with a professional interpreter in your target language.

Clear up vocabulary confusion, ask all your questions, and practice real-world scenarios so that nothing fazes you when you step into your new job.

(Plus, get 8 months of access to our weekly language-neutral Office Hours, for additional coaching and support!)

Our National Oral Exam Prep course is included free with the 80-hour course. This training features 7 real-world interpretation scenarios with rubrics for self-evaluation.

If you’re looking to get your CCHI or NBCMI certification, it’s custom-designed to help you prepare. Even if you’re not planning to take your national exams right away, these scenarios will get you ready for the types of challenges you’ll face every day on the job.

Save $285 on the training you need to handle your job like a pro.

This is your chance to save $285 when you choose to be better prepared for your career as a medical interpreter. If you purchase the Pro Interpreter’s toolkit later, those courses will cost you $355 individually. The National Oral Exam Test Prep course costs $175 when purchased separately. Plus, you’ll get 4 more months of weekly office hours and weekly language-specific coaching sessions to practice your craft and improve your skills.

Today you can get all of this– a $630 value– for just one payment of $345. That small investment could pay itself back many times over in better jobs, higher salaries, and more over the course of your career. So if you want more training and support on your path to becoming a professional medical interpreter, read the details below carefully. And then click the button to apply…

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Get exclusive access and jumpstart your career!

Because this coaching-intensive course requires significant commitment on the part of both our students and our teachers, all students must submit an application for review by our team.

This process ensures we only accept dedicated students, creating a stronger learning environment for you.

If you’re ready to take the next step, please read the criteria below. And then click the “Apply now” button to start your application.

Please Apply Only if you Meet all of the Following:

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Course cost of $995 will be processed after your application is approved.

(Currently available for Arabic, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese students only)

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Meet Your Instructors for Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare 2.0:

Charles O'Donnell

Charles has been working as a freelance interpreter and translator in the Atlanta area since 2013. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Georgia and a Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare certificate.

Gerardo Perez

Gerardo began working as an interpreter in 2010 and has also been a language access department manager, leading a team of 30 interpreters. The majority of his interpreting career has been spent at a level 1 trauma center and teaching hospital.

Kate Dzubinski

Kate Dzubinski grew up speaking four languages and majored in Linguistics and Psychology. She completed her 40-hour medical interpreter training in 2014, is certified through the NBCMI and CCHI, and has worked as a hospital staff interpreter since 2015.

Nicole Tavarez

Nicole holds a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration. She completed her 40-hour training in 2016 and became certified with the NBCMI in 2017. Nicole has developed medical interpretation training materials and curriculum for interpreters at a level 1 trauma center, as well as a separate training program for clinical staff focused on the importance of language access.

Stephanie Wiley Cork

Stephanie holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish. She completed her 40-hour medical interpreter training in 2011 and is certified through the NBCMI and CCHI. Her work experience includes contract interpreting and staff interpreting at a level 1 trauma center. She has worked with ALTA in interpreter education since 2016.

Be prepared to start your interpreting career from the first day.

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