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 Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP).
We offer all interpreters professional development, accredited qualifications, and continuing education units (CEUs). Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just beginning your interpreting career, we have interpreter courses, workshops, and testing that suit your professional development needs.
Our training programs are designed to be accessible and flexible, catering to the needs of professionals at all levels of experience. Our programs cover a wide range oftopics, including language proficiency, cultural competence, and industry-specific knowledge.
Understand what it's like to interpret with students, parents, and school district admins in diverse, educational settings such as special education meetings, parent teacher conferences, and individualized education program (IEP) meetings.Learn more about this course
“I felt that the instructors really love what they do and care for their students’ success. There was an “open door” for anyone with questions and concerns. All in all, I learned more than I expected as far as tools that will contribute to my success in the field of medical interpreting.”
“Mr. Sameh was very knowledgeable, passionate, and open-minded. He was there to help everyone. I believe he delivered in the best way possible.”
“I really admired the great connection that Mr. Drew and Maria Teresa had with the students. They were very helpful and understanding, and were willing to help in any possible way. Academy of Interpretation should be proud of having these two amazing people.”
“I’d like to thank Mr. Sameh Abdelkader and the Education Team for their efforts in creating a wonderful medical interpreter training. The online course provided us with useful knowledge on how to succeed in this profession or just get started as it was in my case.”
“I want to express my sincerest appreciation to Mr. Abdelkder and the staff of Academy of Interpretation for their tremendous efforts in putting together the Bridging the Gap training. Taking this class was truly an enjoyable experience and I look forward to the opportunity to be of service to others as a qualified medical interpreter.”
“It was an honor and pleasure to take class with Professor Sameh. During the Bridging the Gap training course, I learned not only about the important aspects of becoming a medical interpreter but also gained valuable tips on how I can improve my social life in our multicultural society.”
“What sets Mr. Sameh Abdelkader apart from his fellow instructors are his constant pleasant demeanor and genuine concern for making sure his trainees are happy and successfully trained. During my time taking the Bridging the Gap training course (for medical interpreters), I found Mr. Abdelkader to be courteous and conscientious, truly displaying excellence in his profession.”
“I enjoyed every minute of Mr. Abdalkader’s lectures; very informative and stimulating. The great professionalism, constant support, and generosity you showed are greatly appreciated. I am so glad that I got the chance to take Bridging the Gap with you.”