Level 1 Community Interpreting

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Why study this course?

The course is designed to support bi-lingual learners to prepare to become community interpreters.

You will learn about the sectors where interpreters may be required to work and about the role of the community interpreter.

Course content

You will study the following units:
English Language Awareness
Communities and Organisations

Entry requirements

You will do a short initial assessment to find out your level of English. You will need a minimum of Level 1 English.


You will need a pen, an A4 sized lined notepad and a ring binder folder to keep your work in. You will also need an internet connection to access online lessons a computer with microphone and camera, a tablet or smart phone and headphones.

Day, time and duration

Friday , 9.30, 30 weeks

Start date

Friday 16th September 2022


This course may be free if you meet the eligibility criteria.

Funding your course

For more information about funding your course, visit https://www.halesowen.ac.uk/adult-fee-information/

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