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  • Community Interpreting

    If you would like to join one of our Community Interpreting courses please click here to contact contact your nearest centre.

    If you speak both English and another language, you may be interested in our Community Interpreting courses.

    • Learn all the terminology and techniques involved in interpreting 
    • Practise and improve your interpreting skills 
    • Work towards a Level 2 nationally recognised qualification.

    Start dates available throughout the year

    These are our courses.
    Course NameDescriptionDuration

    Community Interpreting –

    Stage 1

    This course covers the basics of Community Interpreting, where it is needed, what ‘good practice’ means, and gives you the chance to practise.

    7 weeks

    Community Interpreting –

    Stage 2

    This course gives more advanced interpreting practice, assesses your interpreting abilities, and can provide a qualification to help you gain employment.

    12 weeks


    Following the Level 2 qualification with us, you will be able to undertake paid interpreting work, or move on to another provider to take a Level 3 Community Interpreting course or an IoLET’s Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI).


    • Community Interpreting course information