Community Interpreting Saturday Intensive

Accredited course - interview required.

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 420 Conc £No conc. Full £420

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Saturday 09:45 - 15:15 10 MAC 19/01/2019 30/03/2019 LY2015

What will the course cover?

The role of a Community Interpreter. Learn about interpreting techniques, Public Services and much more.

Who is the course for?

Bilingual people who would like to work as an interpreter within their community.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

You must have done Community Interpreting Part 1 or a similar course before you can sign up for this course.You need to be fluent in English and your mother tongue. Some previous experience of working as an interpreter either paid or on a voluntary basis would be an advantage but not essential. Please note you need to be able to write in your mother tongue as the Glossaries are from English into your mother tongue. Computer literate.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

You'll gain a qualification that you can show to prospective employers.

How is the course organised?

Lecturing, group work, self-study and computer research, video, role-play

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Computer research as well as public service research on its services offered to the community

How will my progress be assessed?

Tutor assessment, self assessment as well as peer assessment through written assignment, delivering presentations and role-plays. Assignments must be word-processed.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Tutor will advise.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

Examination costs (about £65/70) folder, pen, paper

What support is available?

Help with literacy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details are available in the Prospectus or from teaching or Reception staff