Course title:
Understanding the Role of a Community Interpreter
Tutor:
Andrea Fernandes Borges Goodman
Course ID:
C3680026
Start date:
02/12/2021
End date:
15/02/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Thu 02 Dec 2021 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Tue 07 Dec 2021 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Thu 09 Dec 2021 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Tue 14 Dec 2021 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Thu 16 Dec 2021 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Tue 11 Jan 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Thu 13 Jan 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Tue 18 Jan 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Thu 20 Jan 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Tue 25 Jan 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Thu 27 Jan 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Tue 01 Feb 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Thu 03 Feb 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Tue 08 Feb 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Thu 10 Feb 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Tue 15 Feb 2022 19:00 PM - 20:30 PM 1.5
Total sessions: 16
Total number of classroom hours: 24
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 24
Date
Thu 02 Dec 2021
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Tue 07 Dec 2021
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Thu 09 Dec 2021
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Tue 14 Dec 2021
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Thu 16 Dec 2021
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Tue 11 Jan 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Thu 13 Jan 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Tue 18 Jan 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Thu 20 Jan 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Tue 25 Jan 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Thu 27 Jan 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Tue 01 Feb 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Thu 03 Feb 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Tue 08 Feb 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Thu 10 Feb 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Date
Tue 15 Feb 2022
Times
19:00 PM - 20:30 PM
Hours
1.5
Total sessions:
16
Total number of classroom hours:
24
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
24
Venue:
Online Learning with Zoom and Canvas
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
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 is aimed at students who are interested in a career in Community Interpreting. It offers the opportunity for students who are speakers of other languages to learn about the role of a community interpreter.
Course description:
Before you can do this course, you will need to join an Initial Assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book a a place in the course related Initial Assessment please call 0300 303 3464. In this course you will learn about the roles and responsibilities of a community interpreter and the settings in which they work. You will also discuss the differences in public service provision between the UK and another country and learn about the dynamics of communities regarding access to public services. You will develop your knowledge of public service terminology and language difficulties which may arise in community interpreting situations.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Identify the settings in which a community interpreter works
2. Appreciate the dynamics of communities regarding access to public services
3. Recognise basic public service terminology and the language difficulties which may arise in a community interpreting situation
4. Determine the differences in public service provision between the UK and another relevant country
5. Identify progression routes within the Community Interpreting Pathway
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