Community Interpreting Saturday Intensive

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 430 Conc £157 Full £430 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Saturday 09:45 - 15:15 10 MAC 19/01/2019 30/03/2019 LY2015
Saturday 09:45 - 15:15 10 MAC 04/05/2019 13/07/2019 LY3075

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?

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?

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.