Fully translated courses give you access to high-quality learning experiences.
Even if you speak English fluently or want to learn English, a course in your primary language may be a better fit to set you up for success and get you working faster as a caregiver.
The Member Resource Center (MRC) can help you find Basic Training or Continuing Education (CE) courses near you in your preferred languages when you call to enroll.
If no courses are available, they can also help you request an interpreter. Call the MRC at 1-866-371-3200, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Or, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about requesting interpreters for:
Fully translated Basic Training courses may be available in up to 9 different languages and English. You can request a professional interpreter if there are no courses available near you. At this time, community interpreters are not allowed in classrooms for in-person training.
If you are taking an English Basic Training course with an interpreter, translated course materials can be provided in:
If you primarily speak any of these languages, you will need an interpreter for the class, but you will receive some materials in your own language.
All standard Home Care Aides (HCAs) and Adult Child Providers must complete 12 CE credits every year before their birthday.
If you are completing CEs, you have 2 different interpreter options available to you:
- Professional Interpreters.
- Community Interpreters.
Some webinar and in-person instructor-led CE courses may be offered in your preferred language. When you call the MRC to enroll in these courses, they can let you know what classes are available.
If there are no in-person CE courses available in your preferred language, you can request a free professional interpreter.
Interpreters not provided by SEIU 775 Benefits Group are currently not allowed in the classrooms due to Covid-19 impacts.
You can use a community interpreter for webinars and online CEs. A community interpreter is a friend or relative over the age of 18 that is not your client.
For online CEs, you do not need to let the MRC know that you will be using a community interpreter.