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Tailored Interpreter Training: One Day In The Tribunal

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 40 Conc £No conc. Full £40 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Thursday 09:00 - 14:00 1 MAC 15/11/2018 15/11/2018 LY1048

What will the course cover?

The UK Legal System : Tribunals Specific features and professional roles Legal process at the tribunals The interpreter role and code of conduct The legal process in the Tribunal and the associated areas of law Specialized Terminology Visit to the London Employment / Immigration Tribunal: attending different ( real ) cases on the day of the visit Interpreter familiarization with the professional environment Interpreter familiarization with standard procedures when attending assignments in the tribunals Practical exercises Peer review session and Q & A closing session

Who is the course for?

Interpreting students or practicing professionals wishing to have a sound knowledge and high level of confidence when attending assignments within the legal system. Students or Professionals wishing to have a better and more practical view of the interpreter profession within the tribunal system

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

Basic knowledge of interpreting and/or genuine interest on the legal interpreter profession

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

To understand the court hierarchy in the legal system and the role of the Tribunals To feel highly confident to perform interpreting in the Tribunal by being familiar with the legal process and its stages, the staff present in the courtroom, the required forms of address, the roles of the different parties and the applicable code of conduct To start becoming an expert interpreter in the areas of law associated to the tribunal system, for example Employment Law, Immigration Law or Family Law

How is the course organised?

In a one-day tailored training in the premises – Employment/Immigration Tribunal, guided by the expert tutor. Divided into 3 sessions: 1.Opening session with an introduction to the Legal System and specificities of the Tribunal system, the interpreter role, the delivery of the training hand outs and also the assignment of exercises to be completed through the visit. 2. In-Court Session: Includes the visit to different court rooms and hearing different cases where the exercises given by the tutor will be completed and the students have the opportunity to get familiar with the legal process and the professional roles involved. 3. Closing session: training debrief with the tutor and fellow students where the main point of the cases heard will be analysed and discussed. The exercises will be corrected in group assisted by the tutor. Group discussion and Q & A. Tutor will provide information on career development paths available after this training (including professional and/or academic options, i.e. freelancing or DPSI exams)

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

Previous to the training session: 2/3 hours to read the material provided by the tutor before attending the course After the training: Developmental, for those who want to do extra work only –Not mandatory

How will my progress be assessed?

Questionnaire made by the tutor previous to the training day The completion of the exercises during the session Constant support and guidance from you tutor during the visit Closing session and Q & A session Post-training questionnaire

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

Enhance your interpreter performance, knowledge and professional / academic confidence in this field Start getting specialized Enhance your CV and CPD session as well as your employability level Increase your competitiveness in the interpreting market

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

You need to attend the training in strictly business attire/ office suit You need to bring a note pad or reporters pad and pens to take notes

What support is available?

Your tutor will support the students through out the whole session and the Tribunal / Court staff will also be available to assist in the premises