Medical Interpreter Training Course (BBiH)

⇀   Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare® Medical Interpreter Training    ↼

The Interpreting and Translation Department is offering a one-of-a-kind Medical Interpreter Training Program starting March 16, 2019, to train interpreters in the healthcare profession. The program, six (6) days in length, will meet on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm at ASIA’s Carroll Street office located at 730 Carroll Street in Akron, Ohio. Learners who pass the Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare®: A Medical Interpreter Training Course (BBiH) will receive a Certificate of Proficiency stating they have been trained to interpret in medical settings in their target language. Holding this certificate will allow participants to apply for interpretation jobs with agencies all over the globe!

The next session is March 16, 2019. Enroll today!

Interested applicants should contact Thunda Choonukoonphong, Program Coordinator at 330-535-3263 Ext.5323 or email

The program, Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare®: A Medical Interpreter Training Course (BBiH), follows a 40-hour curriculum recognized by the International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA) to fulfill the required first step toward professional interpretation and national certification. BBiH is open to speakers of many languages and the only prerequisite is complete fluency in both English and in your target language(s).

Breaking Boundaries in HealthCare® is owned and created by ALTA Language Services, a proud member of the International Medical Interpreter Association & the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care.