Topic outline

  • Community Interpreting

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

    Our courses
    Course Name Description Duration

    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).