How to get started?

Our spring semester has begun.  Your next opportunity to start a program at HOC will be fall 2019.  Please check the HOC website again in February 2019 for detailed information.


Course Description:

This 50 hour course introduces theories and practical aspects of healthcare interpreting.  Students will learn about the role of the interpreter, understand and apply processing and information management skills, ethical decision making, and become knowledgeable about the profession.  These techniques and skills can be applied in healthcare, education, asylum, mental health and social services environments.  Good communication is essential and your classroom participation is very important.



A passing score on the HOC Math/English Assessment test.  No High School Diploma or equivalent required for this class.


Registration Costs: 



Additional Fees:  (Other prerequisite costs may vary)


Approximate Cost

Due Date



First day of class



Start Date

End Date

Days of the Week


January 8, 2019

May 28, 2019


6:30 pm – 9:00 pm



E. Geschwind-Savin


Refund policy for this class:

Refunds for this class are permitted only until the 2nd class meeting.  A $25.00 administrative processing fee will be charged for withdrawal/refund of this class.


Healthcare Interpreting