London Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting

Ref: C2423342

This course will equip you with the skills to undertake interpreting work at a basic level of two-way communication. Working towards a Level 3 qualification, you will focus on selecting and preparing for community interpreting assignments/work, understanding the sectors within which you may work and developing your own performance.

Additional information about this course

Aimed at students who have already achieved Level 2 (or equivalent) qualification in Community Interpreting and have Level 2 and above skills in English and the community language they wish to interpret from / to. For info, please contact: - thanks.

Course aim

The aim of this qualification is to develop the skills and knowledge required to work as a Community Interpreter.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • Before you can join this course you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. Please call the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464

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

  • explain the role of the community interpreter
  • determine the sectors where interpreters may be required to work
  • develop and practise sight translation
  • demonstrate the skills of two-way interpreting
  • develop and enhance their own performance

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

This course is for students who are resident in London and who are either not in work and want to gain employment or are working and on a low wage (less than £21,157.50 a year). You need to be aged 19+ and be available to undertake 85 hours of tutor led study

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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London Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting


This course is funded by the Greater London 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 enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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