Online Programs

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We have created our interpreter training programs with your busy life in mind. Most V.I.I. students work full time jobs, have families and full lives. We also know that everyone learns differently. Our programs take that into account and provide you with feedback and chances to evaluate your progress every step of the way.

 

Specialty Courses

– Medical Interpreter

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V.I.I. is committed to delivering the most convenient and effective professional interpreter training programs. You will learn at your own pace, in your own environment with our courses guiding you every step of the way.

We have created our interpreter training programs with your busy life in mind. Most V.I.I. students work full time jobs, have families and full lives. We also know that everyone learns differently. Our programs take that into account and provide you with feedback and chances to evaluate your progress every step of the way. V.I.I.’s programs are:

  • Affordable. You can train for a new career at a price that won’t break your budget. Everything you need is at your fingertips with our online course.
  • Convenient. Our online classroom is the ultimate in convenience. There’s no commute to classes, no need to rearrange your schedule. Study where and when you choose, and still have time for your family and job.
  • Supported. Even though you learn at home, you’re never alone. You can be assured of getting all the help you need from our dedicated staff when you need it.

There’s never been a better time to start working toward a new career. You can start immediately – Sign up today!

If you are an employer of interpreters/linguists – V.I.I. offers applications that will improve your efficiency and increase your resource pool.

V.I.I.’s courses are also fully accessible for visually impaired individuals, and have been developed with all types of learners in mind.

…All from the comfort and convenience of your own computer! Enroll now.

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COURSES

Our Course Offerings

Interpreting Skills in 40 hours

Learn online at your own pace

V.I.I.’s Professional Interpreter Program takes the student on a journey through awareness, knowledge and skills building.  V.I.I.’s proprietary modular approach to teaching interpreting makes it easier for students to naturally add and sharpen their skills as they progress.  The results are unparalleled listening skills, the ability to transfer language accurately, and the resources needed to work as a professional interpreter.  All of V.I,I’s courses are accessible: visually-impaired bilingual individuals are encouraged to enroll.

Medical Interpreting Training in 60 hours

Get everything you need to specialize in medical interpreting

V.I.I.’s Professional Medical Interpreter Program was created in accordance to guidelines from the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC).  It also includes everything interpreters need to know if they decide to try to obtain national certification from organizations like The Certification Commission for Health Care Interpreters (CHIA). 

The course also includes valuable information that will enable medical interpreters to make appropriate decisions in a variety of challenging situations.  Our graduates are given all the tools they need to successfully and confidently perform in professional environments like hospitals and clinics, whether in-person or remotely. 

Coming in October 2019: One-hour Compliance Courses for Medical Providers

Ensure appropriate health care outcomes in diverse populations

Later this year, medical personnel will have access to online courses about cultural awareness and compliance with language-access rights, including how to make the best of working with interpreters.  These short yet content-rich courses will allow doctors, nurses and other medical personnel to gain a deeper understanding of diverse populations and preventing disparities in health care outcomes.