Community Interpreter

female interpreter helps couple and man communicateThis 60-hour certificate program establishes the foundation for community interpreters including medical, educational and social services interpreting. The course consists of instructions and lectures on theory and practice which promote the national code of ethics and standards. This course meets the required training for the medical interpreter’s national certification exam (CCHI or NBCMI).

PREREQUISITES: 1) At least 18 years of age. 2) High school diploma or GED. 3) Proficiency in two languages including English.

Upcoming Courses for Summer 2024:  Now Enrolling!

CRN 80313 | Fee: $1,600 (includes course, books and exam) | 6/3/24-6/25/24 | Mondays through Thursdays from 9am to 1pm | Snow Hall, Room 507 | Instructor: Emilia Triay


Registration is not guaranteed until payment is received or 3rd party payment is confirmed. 
Upon registration, you will receive an email from, and in that email, we will include instructions for payment.

Instructions for Making Payments Online

Please click here for step-by-step instructions on how to make payments online. These instructions work for both credit and non-credit (continuing education) courses.

Refund Policy

A full tuition refund can be made if you withdraw from your course at least one working day before the course start date. Once the course has started, refunds are only provided under special circumstances and require a written request to the Workforce Development  and Continuing Education Office. They are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A refund is not guaranteed.

Contact Us

For more information about courses, programs, and services, contact us by phone or email.
Phone: 860-343-5865
Office Location: Snow Hall, Room 414