Students will be able to recognise roles and responsibilities of a Community Interpreter and learn the skills required to be an effective interpreter. Students will also learn the importance good communication skills and practising confidentiality and impartiality.
This course is the ideal opportunity for you to develop some of the academic skills that you will need in order to progress onto the Level 3 qualifications in Community Interpreting, whilst also developing your knowledge of interpreting practice and the public services. We will look at how to improve your written expression in academic English and how to carry out research for interpreting assignments effectively.
This qualification is aimed at a range of learners, including: - Those who have an interest in and awareness of the role of an interpreter - Those who have undertaken some work in this area and wish to develop their skills - Those who wish to acquire formal qualifications to enable them to move on to higher qualifications. This qualification equips learners with the knowledge to undertake interpreting work at a basic level of two-way communication.
This is a practical, intensive course for people who may already be working informally in the community or at work as a translator/interpreter, or who wish to develop these skills. Participants need to be fluent and accurate in a language other than English.
This nationally recognised qulification is for people who are fluent in English and another language. Applicants must have some experience, paid or unpaid, of interpreting in a public sector context in the UK.
This is a practical, intensive course for people who may already be working informally in the community or at work as a translator/interpreter, or who wish to develop these skills.
An introduction to the work of a community interpreter and advice on gaining essential voluntary experience to enable progression to higher level courses. This course is suitable for those with little or no interpreting experience or who wish to find out more about this area of work.
A course to enable community linguists to train to work as bilingual advocates in health and social care. Successful applicants will normally have achieved level 3 in all units in the Community Interpreting course or similar and have experience of working as an interpreter in the public sector in the UK.
This qualification equips learners, with high levels of language skills in both their first language and English, to undertake interpreting work at a basic level of two-way communication. It has units covering the main areas which learners will need to be familiar with; selecting and preparing for assignments, understanding the sectors within which they may work and ensuring that they improve and develop their own performance.
This course is for people who are highly fluent in English and another language, and who would like to train as a professional interpreter in the public sector. You can apply if you have some experience of interpreting, even if it is only informal or voluntary.
This course allows candidates to learn about the role of a Community Interpreter and explore the public and voluntary sectors and how they support community needs. The role of the interpreter is fully explored and discussed.
The course is delivered on Friday and Saturday, for 6 weeks. Speak to us for discounts.