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Spanish Health Care Interpreter Training

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Oregon AHEC Bilingual Spanish Health Care Interpreter Training
Next Course Planned for 2022

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About Our Course: The Spanish Health Care Interpreter 156 hour training (6 months) prepares bilingual individuals to serve as Health Care Interpreters in medical settings and meets the Oregon Health Care interpreter law standards for training and education qualification: http://www.oregon.gov/OHA/oei/pages/index.aspx.

Course Costs: The course fee is $1850 and includes books/materials, paid in two payments. For accepted students, the first payment of $1000 is due prior to the class start date and second payment of $850 is due prior to the clinical practicum. This is a noncredit course and is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. Additional costs not included in course fee: background check ($65), MyClinicalExchange fee ($50), and TB test (cost varies).

Partial Grants: PacificSource Community Solutions is offering 75% grants for residents of Central Oregon who have the need for financial assistance. More information will be provided when 2022 course dates are determined.

Application Process: Interested students must complete an application to be considered for acceptance into the course which includes providing language proficiency documentation in English and Spanish. 

Language Proficiency Requirement: This course is for those who are fluent in both English and Spanish. Applicants are required to include documentation of language proficiency in both languages with their application. See OHA Language Proficiency Requirements (pdf) for acceptable documentation for each language.