Training

Interpreter Training Basic annd medical interpreter training  are available at Southern Maine Community College.

Basic Skills of Interpreting is a two-day 12 hour training introducing bilingual and beginning interpreters to the roles of interpreter, Interpreter’s Code of Ethics, interpretation techniques, and other essential aspects of interpretation.

Introduction to Medical Interpreting prepares bilingual individuals and working interpreters to become medical interpreters and receive their Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI) designation if they pass the written and oral exams.

Contact Brenda Beaulieu, Business Relations Manager, at Southern Maine Community College Professional Education Department at 207-741-5951 or bbeaulieu@smccme.edu for more information on basic, medical and other specialized trainings.

Court Interpreter Requirements  provides information on interpreter requirements  for Maine Courts, application for Maine Court interpreter work, and State of Maine Judicial Branch Standards Of Professional Conduct for interpreters.