How to Apply
Medical Interpreter Training Spanish - English
How to Apply
What is your native language?
How did you learn the other language?
Indicate where did you learn it and how long have you been speaking it.
What is your age?
What is your highest level of education?
High School or GED Diploma
Masters or PHD
None of the above
Oral proficiency in English shall be determined by one or more of the following. Check all applicable for English
The required oral proficiency for admission shall be posted online. It shall be determined by any ONE of the following:
Over 5 years of verified professional experience in the main language of the country
A Bachelor, Masters, PhD, or any other degree from any accredited institution of higher education where English is spoken
Graduation from a high school where English is the medium of instruction
ACTFL Oral Exam administered by a third party (Minimum score: Advanced Mid Level or equivalent to ILR 2).
Validated Third-Party Language Exams (For English, see Appendix I)
Equivalent to ACTFL Advanced Mid-level or ILR 2
Oral proficiency in Spanish shall be determined by one or more of the following. Check all applicable for Spanish Language
Over five years of verified professional experience in Spanish.
Bachelor, Masters, PhD, or any other degree from an institution of higher education where that language is spoken
Graduation from a high school where Spanish is the medium of instruction
ACTFL Oral Exams administered by a third party (Minimum score: Advanced Mid Level or equivalent to ILR 2.
Validated Third-Party Language Exams
Equivalent to ACTFL Advanced Mid-level or ILR 2.
* Evidence of supporting documents (Diplomas or Certificates, CV and/or Test results) MUST be submitted in order to be accepted in the program.
***For more information on Oral Proficiency Exams or to schedule an exam you may visit Language Testing International at: www.languagetesting.com
Appendix A: Validated Third Party exams
Each test listed contains the minimum grades required. Check more than one if needed
ACTFL Oral Exams (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages): Advanced Mid-Level
BEST Plus computer adaptive assessment: High Intermediate or above.
CAE (Certificate in Advanced English, Level 4): B
COPI (Computerized Oral Proficiency Instrument) based on ACTFL rating (Advanced Mid Level)
CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English, Level 5): B
ECPE (Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English): PASS
ELPT (English Language Proficiency Test): 950+
FCE (First Certificate in English, Level 3): A
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 7.0+
MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) 80+
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570+ on paper; 230+ computer version; 90+ on iBT.
Validated language exam equivalent to ILR2 or higher.
DECLARATION OF TRUE AND ACCURATE INFORMATION I, the undersigned, declare that the information I have provided on this form is true and accurate. I understand that this information will be used to determine my eligibility for the Medical Interpreter training program. I further understand that if any of the above information is found to be false, I will be liable for payment and may be subject to termination from the program. I understand that MedTalk training has the right to request copies of certificates, diplomas, licenses or test results from validated third party entities.