Course title:
Level 2 Award in Preparation for Work in Community Interpreting
Tutor:
Maja Konkolewska
Course ID:
C2422933
Start date:
07/02/2022
End date:
11/07/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Mon 07 Feb 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 21 Feb 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 28 Feb 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 07 Mar 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 14 Mar 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 21 Mar 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 28 Mar 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 25 Apr 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 09 May 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 16 May 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 23 May 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 06 Jun 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 13 Jun 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 27 Jun 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 04 Jul 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Mon 11 Jul 2022 09:15 AM - 12:15 PM 3
Total sessions: 16
Total number of classroom hours: 48
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 48
Date
Mon 07 Feb 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 21 Feb 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 28 Feb 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 07 Mar 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 14 Mar 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 21 Mar 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 28 Mar 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 25 Apr 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 09 May 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 16 May 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 23 May 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 06 Jun 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 13 Jun 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 27 Jun 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 04 Jul 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Date
Mon 11 Jul 2022
Times
09:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hours
3
Total sessions:
16
Total number of classroom hours:
48
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
48
Venue:
Online Learning with Zoom and Canvas
Leads to qualification?    Yes
Level:     Level 2 (level information)
Qualification title:
Award in Preparation for Work in Community Interpreting
Awarding body:
SEG (Skills and Education Group)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£0.00 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
- What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec - You will also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.). - You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
Course aim:
The course aims to prepare people for working or volunteering as a community interpreter.
Course description:
This is an accredited course. You will need to talk to a member of staff and do a short activity to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464 This course is for students who are interested in community interpreting work in a voluntary or paid capacity. You will gain knowledge and skills of community interpreting; learning about the role of codes of practice and the settings where interpreters may be required to work (including housing, education, social care, welfare benefits, immigration and health.)
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Identify the settings for community interpreting
2. Consider the community interpreting role and the ethical context
3. Appreciate the importance of preparation and planning for community interpreting
4. Sight translate terminology and/or jargon used in service contexts
5. Demonstrate interpreting skills in practice situations
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk