Introductory – Specialism Courses

These courses have been written to help you to learn more about a specific subject that you are interested in. At introductory level, they will introduce you to the specialism and cover the basics that you need to know to start gaining experience in your chosen specialism.

many of the courses in this section can be taken as part of, or as an addition to the Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting qualification.

Click on the course names to learn more about the courses.

 

Course Name Course Description Length Price Format
Immigration This course is designed to teach you the basics of interpreting for the Immigration services in the UK. An accredited course, it can be completed as a standalone module or as part of the Level 3 Certificate in Community interpreting.Learn more 10hrs £30.00 Online as standalone
Social Services This course is designed to teach you the basics of interpreting for Social Services in the UK. An accredited course, it can be completed as a standalone module or as part of the Level 3 Certificate in Community interpreting.Learn more 10hrs £30.00 Online as standalone
Housing This course is designed to teach you the basics of interpreting for Housing in the UK. An accredited course, it can be completed as a standalone module or as part of the Level 3 Certificate in Community interpreting.Learn more 10hrs  £30.00 Online as standalone
DWP This course is designed to teach you the basics of interpreting for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in the UK. An accredited course, it can be completed as a standalone module or as part of the Level 3 Certificate in Community interpreting.Learn more 10hrs £30.00 Online as standalone
Education This course is designed to teach you the basics of interpreting for Education in the UK. An accredited course, it can be completed as a standalone module or as part of the Level 3 Certificate in Community interpreting.Learn more 10hrs £30.00 Online as standalone
NHS This course is designed to teach you the basics of interpreting for the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. An accredited course, it can be completed as a standalone module or as part of the Level 3 Certificate in Community interpreting.Learn more 10hrs  £30.00 Online as standalone
Mental Health This course is designed to teach you the basics of interpreting for Mental Health trusts in the UK. An accredited course, it can be completed as a standalone module or as part of the Level 3 Certificate in Community interpreting.Learn more 10hrs  £30.00 Online as standalone
An Introduction to Telephone Interpreting Explains the role of the telephone interpreter and describes some of the tasks faced in that area of work. Details how to conduct the phone call and shares useful online resources.Learn more 3hrs  £30.00 Online
An introduction to Public Service Interpreting This course introduces Public Services Interpreting. It explores the different types of appointments you will interpret for and shares valuable hints and tips to help you prosper as a public services interpreter in the UK.Learn more  3hrs  £30.00 Online
Interpreting for the Identity and Passport Service This course explains what the Identity and Passport Service is, examines questions you may encounter while you are working for them and gives information on sight translation which may be required.Learn more 3hrs  £30.00 Online
Interpreting for Torture Survivors This course is designed introduces one of the most challenging areas of being an interpreter, interpreting for torture survivors. It discusses some of the behaviours you might encounter and processes you can use to adapt your interpreting style.Learn more 3hrs  £30.00 Online
Interpreting for the DWP crisis loan department In this course we look at what a Crisis Loan is, explain what is discussed on a crisis loan call and the main challenges it presents meaning that you are better prepared to deal with this call type.Learn more 2hrs £30.00 Online
Interviews under caution What an Interview Under Caution is in relation to DWP benefit fraud and how to interpret during an interview under caution.Learn more 2hrs £30.00 Online

 

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