This course is intended for anyone interested in a career as a professional freelance translator. Whether you are brand new to the field or have already been working in the field, this course offers you valuable insights into how to set up your translation business, get (and keep!) clients, how to handle your deliverables and set you on the course for becoming a successful translator!
By the end of this course, expect to learn the following:
1. Establish your business entity as a translator
2. Find a good editor in the translation field
3. Know the differences between translation, editing and proofreading
4. Know the pre-requisities needed to become a successful translator
5. Be familiar with best accounting practices for translators
6. Network effectively within the translation industry / translator organizations
7. Know the software and hardware needed to make you as efficient as possible
8. Become familiar with resources that will help your translation business grow
9. Become familiar with CAT Tools for translation
The Joint Commission (JCO) requires hospitals to use interpreters are qualified and competent to perform the service of interpretation. Qualifications and competencies can be met in a variety of ways and The Joint Commission references several options for meeting the requirements for both qualified and nationally-certified interpreters:
Let Westbridge Solutions help you ensure that your hospital interpreters remain compliant with The Joint Commission standards!
Westbridge Solutions employs a rigorous in-house testing process to measure and evaluate the above skills of your organization's interpreters. Once that is completed, the Westbridge Solutions team scores the test and creates a written report to the language services department of the healthcare organization, detailing the participant’s strengths, areas in need of improvement, as well as our recommendations. The results are normally delivered within 2 weeks. Call us today for more information!
Westbridge Solutions is proud to offer the Westbridge Solutions 40-Hour Medical Interpreter Training Course!
Medical interpreting is a specialization within the field of interpretation.
This course is an introductory medical interpreter training course. The Westbridge Solutions 40-Hour Medical Interpreter Training course is a nationally-recognized program that provides actively working interpreters and those seeking to become interpreters, with the fundamental theoretical and practical knowledge required for success in the profession and in helping the community. This course is taught in English, with 2 hours of each training day reserved for language coaching practice in your target language.
This course will focus upon:
Participants of the course will receive the following:
Medical Interpreter Training Textbook, Medical Terminology Textbook, 1 Language Coach per Class and Role Play Materials
In Person Class Costs:
Fluency Testing - $125 (non-refundable and mandatory for course registration for in-person class)
Course Registration - $755
This course is unique, as it is an intensive, 2-day workshop created by Berthine Crèvecoeur West, founder of the Westbridge Solutions, in order to serve the needs of medical interpreters who are preparing for national medical certification by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) and the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI).
This course will familiarize participants with the following:
All class materials will be provided.
Contact us today to receive more information!
January 15-19, 2018 (Monday-Friday for 1 week)
Registration for this course closes on November 20, 2017
(or as soon as seats are no longer available)
Registration is now open for the January 2018 Class!
There is a non-refundable fee of $125 for two speaking and listening fluency exams (English & the target language). Please click on the "Buy Now" button below to pay for language fluency testing and receive information on how to schedule language fluency testing exams.
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