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NECC Plans Medical Interpreter Information Session

Submitted by on January 23, 2017 – 4:40 pm

Trained medical interpreters are in demand and Northern Essex Community College is holding an information session for individuals interested in enrolling in its noncredit Medical Interpreter Certificate Program on Saturday, February 11, from 10 to 11 a.m. at NECC Riverwalk, Building 9, Entry K, 3rd Floor, 360 Merrimack St., Lawrence.

The information session is designed to explore the field of medical interpreting as well as provide details about the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program.

The 10-week, noncredit program will be offered Saturdays beginning March 11 and run through May 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at NECC Riverwalk. Offered in partnership with TransFluenci EDU, 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

To enroll in this 60-hour program, individuals must be fully bilingual, fluent in English and one other language.

For additional information on the information session or program, visit here or contact Dianne Lahaye at or call 978-659-1222.