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Interpreting Skills — Level 3 Certificate (Short Course) (September Start)

Languages and Literature (includes English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Course ID: 163626

Course Year: 21/22

Course Details

  • Level 3 Certificate.
  • Can lead you to direct sessional employment as an interpreter.
  • You can progress onto a higher education course and expand your knowledge.
  • 12 week course.
  • Access support and guidance from our dedicated teaching team.
  • Utilise our brilliant facilities and reach your full learning potential.
  • This course is a fee-paying course, please see below for more information.

What to expect from the course

This course is suitable for people with a L2 qualification or significant paid industry experience.

The course includes:

• Interpreting techniques
• Code of practice
• Specific language fields such as law, health and benefits
• Role play and practical work
• Interpreting techniques
• Employment opportunities

The course assessment has three components:

• A recorded oral role play (externally assessed)
• A sight translation (externally assessed)
• A written assignment

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.

The cost is £285 for all applicants.

Enquiries can be made to: ESOLclass@liv-coll.ac.uk, or ring the course enquiries line on 0151 252 3000.

Qualifications

Open Awards L3 Interpreting Skills Certificate.

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.


Career pathways

The next step following this course is the L6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) awarded by the Institute of Linguists

It can also lead to direct sessional employment as an interpreter.

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000
 : enquiry@liv-coll.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be:

• Over 20 years of age
• Be educated to Level 2 standard in English (or an equivalent)
• Demonstrate a background in interpreting either through completing Level 2 or having industry experience.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email careersadvice@liv-coll.ac.uk or call 0151 252 3607.

Fees

This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer.

Fee for21/22 is 285.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.


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