This course will introduce you to the skills you need to become a community interpreter. Once you've completed this course successfully you can progress onto Community Interpreting 2 - Level 3 to gain a qualification that's recognised by many public service organisations.
Interpreting techniques and models
An interpreter's skills and qualities
Confidentiality and impartiality issues
An overview of public services
How to support interviews and the importance of pre-interviews
- Role-plays to practise and strengthen your skills.
You'll be assessed through nine written assignments and a final test. You need to complete these successfully to progress onto Community Interpreting 2 - Level 3.
You must be 18 or over and:
You must attend an initial assessment and induction session before you enrol in any of the Community Interpreting 1 - Level 3 courses. Book your assessment here.
There is a final exam fee which you'll pay in addition to the course fee. Your tutor will talk to you about this when you start the course.
After completing the course you can progress onto Community Interpreting 2 - Level 3 and gain the qualification you need to go into work as an interpreter.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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