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Bridging the Gap: Training of Medical Interpreters

For over 20 years, the Utah Department of Health and Human Services has trained bilingual and bicultural individuals on how to become effective medical interpreters. We use the 64-hour Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training, a nationally recognized training course from the Cross Cultural Health Care Program.

For more detailed information about the program please read this flyer. 

Training Hours and Location:

This 64-hour professional training will be taught in-person in Salt Lake City in eight daily sessions beginning Wednesday, June 15 through Friday, July 1, 2022.

Individuals will receive the exact location upon acceptance. 

Please see the schedule below.

2022 Training Dates:

If you are interested in applying:
 The next application period will be posted here when the 2023 course is scheduled.

Please note that ALL applicants are required to have a sponsoring organization. 

 If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Black at