Introduction to Community Interpreting

Ref: C2525715

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You will learn skills and knowledge that will help you to progress onto the full Certa Level 2 Award in Preparation for Work in Community Interpreting. You will also gain support in creating assignments and creating a portfolio of evidence.

Additional information about this course

This course is funded by Tees Valley Combined Authority. This course is at Breckon Hill Community Centre, Breckon Hill Road, Middlesbrough It is a safe and welcome environment.

Course aim

This course is for learners who are interested in community interpreting work in a voluntary or paid capacity within a range of settings, including housing, education, social care, welfare benefits, immigration and health

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Develop and enhance interpreting skills
  • Identify the area of work I would like to progress on to
  • Complete a written assignment
  • Identify the community interpreting role
  • Identify the settings for community interpreting

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Introduction to Community Interpreting

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Due to face to face teaching being suspended unfortunately this course is not currently available for enrolment.

We are launching a range of online courses shortly that may be of interest to you so sign up here to hear more.

Conditions

This course is funded by the Tees Valley Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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