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Qualification name Certificate in Community Interpreting
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Ascentis
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 5th September 2022
Cost £800.00
Cost description Tuition Fee
Attendance pattern Daytime

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Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A-C/4-9 (including mathsand English) or a vocational qualificationLevel 2, plus GCSE grade C/4 in both maths and English

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This is a part-time course of study where you will attend for 6 hours a week over 16 weeks. The learning programme has two intakes a year with starts in September and February. This level three course is specifically aimed at learners with a second language who are interested in becoming community interpreters and developing their interpreting skills to move on to higher level qualifications. You will study and complete assignments in seven core units covering: Slight Translation Two-way I

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This is a portfolio and assignment based qualification. You will be assessed on the range of topics in various ways including: Role-plays Written assignments Presentations Group discussions Independently assessed on ability to sight translate between own/chosen language and English Self and peer evaluation Through audio and video recording of activities

A level three qualification which enables you to work as a community interpreter within the public sector.
Learners who complete the course successfully will be signposted to register as a free-lance interpreter with Capita Translation Services.
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Name Oldham College
Address Rochdale Road
Greater Manchester
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Phone 0161 785 4000
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