The course is aimed at bilingual people who wish to learn the skills needed for interpreting in the public sector. The awarding body for these qualifications is Ascentis – www.ascentis.co.uk
Understanding Community Interpreting Level 1
This course is an introduction to the work of a community interpreter and includes 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.
Preparing for the Community Interpreting Role Level 2
This qualification enables learners who are speakers of other languages to develop the language and skills necessary to go on and train as community interpreters at Level 3 and Level 4.
Develop Skills to Support Your Work
We offer qualifications in Community Interpreting at Level 1 and Level 3 and British Sign Language at Level 1. For all of these courses you will need to start with a Prepare for course as an introduction to the subject.