The Level 2 course is suitable for people with no interpreting experience at all or some limited experience.
The course includes: • Basic interpreting techniques • Code of practice • Specific language fields such as law, health and benefits • Role play and practical work • Employment opportunities
The course assessment has three components:
• A recorded oral role play (externally assessed)
• Assessment questions covering the course contents
• A report based on interpreting work experience
The next course takes place September 2020 on Thursdays 6-9pm. The cost is £285 for all applicants. There are no fee waivers/reductions.
How to apply:
You can make an initial application online at www.liv-coll.ac.uk. You will be then be placed on a list for the next available course. Depending on when you apply you may wait several months for the next available course – your application will be rolled over to the next start date. There are usually 2 or 3 courses per year.
Enquiries can be made to: ESOLClass@liv-coll.ac.uk, or via the course information line on 0151 252 3000.
Open Awards L2 Interpreting Skills Certificate.
This course leads to...
The Level 2 course can lead to the Level 3 Interpreting Skills certificate or the Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI). It can also lead to direct sessional employment as an interpreter.
Applicants must be:
• Over 20 years of age
• Be educated to Level 2 standard in English (or an equivalent)
• Demonstrate sufficient levels of written and spoken English.
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