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Public Service Interpreting (Legal

Pathway) Diploma

The City of Liverpool College offers the DPSI with the legal. This is a post-graduate / Level 6 nationally recognised qualification from the Institute of Linguists and is much sought after in the interpreting profession.

The course will run over 26 weeks beginning in October with exams in June which have to be taken, externally, in London.

The course is taught in English with 3 consultation sessions from an interpreter who speaks your language and can support your professional development. Course materials will be purchased from the Institute of Linguists website for you, though you may choose to order additional practice materials in your own language.

The course will cover all aspects of legal public service interpreting by practising both oral and written translation from and to English and following exam formats; activities will include role plays, sight and written translations, consecutive and simultaneous interpreting techniques, glossary compilation, and study of the interpreter’s code of practice.

Successful candidates will gain registration on the National Register of Public Service Interpreters and Letters of Credit in the modules.

Employment as an interpreter in courts and other government institutions. Registration on the National Register of Public Service Interpreters Further MA studies in language.

What the course leads to

Employment as an interpreter in courts and other government institutions. Registration on the National Register of Public Service Interpreters Further MA studies in language.

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What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

I really enjoyed studying ESOL, the teachers are very caring and they communicate clearly. They helped me push myself in my studies.

Zainab Saeeda - Former ESOL Student

Course Location

Clarence Street
L3 5TP

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Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The College has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of course details given on fact sheets, in the prospectus and on the web site. However, the College reserves the right to make changes to provision and to discontinue courses when necessary. Please note that the College cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies or omissions which arise due to such changes.

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Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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