Medical interpreter program at NECC

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An information session, for individuals interested in enrolling in a Medical Interpreter Certificate Program at Northern Essex Community College, will be held on Saturday, March 3, from 10 to 11 a.m. at NECC in Haverhill at the Opportunity Works (HOW) building, 671 Kenoza St. adjacent to the NECC Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

The information session explores the field of medical interpreting and provides details about the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program.

The 10-week, noncredit program will be offered Saturdays beginning March 17, and run through May 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at NECC in the HOW Bldg. To enroll in this 60-hour program, individuals must be bilingual – fluent in English and one other language.

For additional details on the information session or program, visit www.necc.mass.edu/med-interpreter or contact Dianne Lahaye at dlahaye@necc.mass.edu or call 978-556-3065

Trained medical interpreters are in demand. This program is perfect for anyone preparing for an entry-level career as a medical interpreter, as well as working interpreters who would like to prepare for the national board exam.