Level 2 Community Interpreting

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Why study this course?

The course is designed to support you in preparing to train as a community interpreter.
You will develop important personal skills such as assertiveness and listening skills, to become successful in community interpreting. There will be an opportunity to further develop awareness and knowledge about public services in the UK.

Course content

You will study the following units:
Introduction to Working as a Bilingual Volunteer
English Language for Community Interpreters

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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