Bridging the Gap

Become a Qualified Medical Interpreter with live, in-person training. This course is a nationally recognized medical interpreter training developed by the CrossCultural Health Care Program.

LIVE, IN-PERSON TRAINING

40 Hours (5 Class Sessions)

Bridging the Gap

Become a Qualified Medical Interpreter with live, in-person training. This course is a nationally recognized medical interpreter training developed by the CrossCultural Health Care Program.

LIVE, IN-PERSON TRAINING

40 Hours (5 Class Sessions)
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL TRAINING: QMI IN-PERSON
This course is a nationally recognized medical interpreter training developed by the Cross Cultural Healthcare Program over 25 years ago. Liberty Language Services is a licensed trainer for the Washington DC Metro area.

Engage with a live instructor. This classroom-based learning experience is taught by a dedicated, live instructor. (Sessions are currently being held in a virtual classroom setting over Zoom).

After taking the course, you’ll be able to work as a Qualified Medical Interpreter (QMI) for hospitals, medical offices, rehabilitation centers, and other healthcare settings.

  • Practice interpreting in small group sessions facilitated by your experienced instructor.
  • Complete the course and apply for national certification through NBCMI or CCHI. This course meets the 40-hour training requisite.
  • Payment plans available. We make it easier for you to earn your QMI certification by offering monthly payments. (need to appear in same place for PMI and BTG).

$600

ALL INCLUDED
  • Free Access to Liberty’s Oral Language Proficiency Test (with certificate)
  • One Textbook and One Glossary for Medical Interpreters
  • Training Certificate of Completion

October/November 2022
Live Virtual Session

5 Days
Monday October 24th
Tuesday October 26th
Friday October 28th
Tuesday Nov 1st
Thursday Nov 3rd

Each class will be held from 8 AM to 4 PM Eastern Time

Bridging the Gap Liberty Language Services

“Was very professional and helpful. I would highly recommend Mr. Abdelkader to anyone.”

“Trainer was very knowledgable and kept the class lively.”
“Mr. Sameh was one of the best instructors I have ever had. He is exceptional. Thanks for everything.”

OUR INSTRUCTOR

Mr. Abdelkader

Mr. Abdelkader is the Director of our Education Department and is the lead instructor for two medical interpreter training courses: the nationally recognized 40-hour Bridging the Gap (BTG) course and the 48-hour The Community Interpreter: Medical Edition course. In 2012, Sameh delivered the BTG course to over 120 students.

Mr. Abdelkader has over 22 years of experience in education and has brought his skills in management, teaching, training, recruitment, and cultural competency to Liberty Language Services.

Mr. Abdelkader holds a B.A. in English from Zagzig University in Sharkya, Egypt. In addition to being a licensed trainer for BTG and The Community Interpreter: Medical Edition, he is also a licensed trainer for the legal interpreter training course, The Language of Justice. As an educator and member of the IMIA, he adheres to the IMIA Educators Code of Ethics.

Our Instructor’s Professional Certifications

  • 40-hour Interpreting in Health and Community Settings (NVAHEC)
  • 40-hour Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training Course
  • The Community Interpreter Training of Trainers (TOT)
  • 3-day Language of Justice Legal Interpreter Training
  • Bridging the Gap TOT
  • The Language of Justice TOT
  • Awarded “Distinction in Interpreter Education” IMIA 2015
  • Completed a 16-Hour Online Training of Trainers: The Interpreter Trainer Online

Career Opportunities

When you encounter a language barrier, you need a trusted company that can bridge that gap in communication. Liberty Language Services offers a full suite of language services. We’re proud that every single one of our interpreters are highly trained and rigorously credentialed in each specialty. They’re also fully compliant with all standards in all the major industries.

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