Interpreter Training


Quantum's Medical Interpreter Training

Quantum’s Medical Interpreter Training (QMIT) is a 60-hour comprehensive training that prepares multilingual individuals for a career in medical interpreting. The training is suitable for those interested in becoming interpreters to interpreters seeking training in the medical field. The course fulfills the minimum training requirement for those looking to be nationally certified as a medical interpreter as well meets the requirements to interpret at many healthcare facilities in the tri-state region.

QMIT covers the skill of interpreting, ethics, medical terminology, and professionally navigating the field of medical interpretation. Upon passing of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Tuition:

The tuition fee for the course is $700. Included in the fee is the course textbook, a book of medical terminology in your target language if available, and breakfast on each day of the course.

Location:

The Church of St. Luke and the Epiphany
330 S. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Training dates:

Tuesday November 6, 2018 8:30am to 5:00pm
Thursday November 8, 2018 8:30am to 5:00pm
Tuesday November 13, 2018 8:30am to 5:00pm
Thursday November 15, 2018 8:30am to 5:00pm
Tuesday November 20, 2018 8:30am to 5:00pm
Tuesday November 27, 2018 8:30am to 5:00pm
Thursday November 29, 2018 8:30am to 5:00pm
Tuesday December 4, 2018 8:30am to 5:00pm

Requirements:

Proficiency in your target language must be proved in order to register for QMIT. This can be done in two ways:
Method 1:
  1. A high school diploma from a country in which the target language is taught.
  2. At least 48 credits of university education taught in the target language.
Method 2:
You can also submit the results from an approved language proficiency test. We recommend the Communications Skills Test offered by Language STAT: http://www.languagestat.com/cst/. The cost can range between $70 and $115 depending on the language. If you already have taken a different language proficiency test, please contact qmit@quantumtranslations.com to determine whether or not your results will be accepted.

Registration:

The final date to register is October 26, 2018. In order to register for the course, please email qmit@quantumtranslations.com and be prepared to submit the following:
  1. Proof of language proficiency in your target language
  2. Full tuition fee - cash, card or check