DPSI Course – English Law Intensive – Rare Languages

This course is taught, therefore all language combinations are accepted.

Who is this course for? This course is suitable for:

  • candidates who speak a language for which there is no DPSI exam,
  • candidates who wish to sit the DPI exam but need to improve their knowledge of  specialised terminology related to police procedures, and
  • anyone who wishes to improve their knowledge of the criminal justice system.

This intensive course allows you to study in your own time and around your commitments.

When does the course run? This 6-week intensive course will run in August every year, according to demand.

• Applications can be sent to us from January;
• Payment and enrolment deadline is June 30th.

What do I need? • Native and near-native levels in both English and the other language;
• Some interpreting experience (voluntary or otherwise);
• Ability to conduct autonomous study (research and weekly assignments);
• Reliable internet access and the latest version of Skype for your online tutorials.
What will I learn? • You will learn and understand the English legal system, as well as research the legal system of the other language country
• You will learn other relevant topics and skills related to the DPSI Law Option
• You will practice interpreting skills with a language tutor doing role-plays, sight translations and written translations, which will be marked according to the NQF Level 6
• You will be empowered with necessary knowledge, skills and techniques to deliver professional interpreting services
• You will learn to research and build your own glossary
What will I receive during the course? • Access to our Students Area – our course platform that enables you to access all course materials and submit all your coursework online;
• 12 hours with an experienced tutor covering the modules and discussing topics;
• 12 hours with a language tutor practising consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, sight translations and receiving feedback on written translations;
• 24 assignments and 7 modules in different topics;
• Complimentary copy of The Interpreters’ Manual upon completion of the course;
• Certificate of completion (with a mandatory attendance of 100%)
What topics are covered? • Module 1 – Types of Crime

• Module 2 & 3 – Police & Courts

• Module 4 & 5 – Probation & Immigration

• Module 6 & 7 – Civil Law & Local Government

What will it cost?                                  £695

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Fill in the application form to register your details for the course. Click here.
Upon acceptance on the course, you will be sent details of how to pay the course fee via PayPal. After your payment is cleared, we will send you your login details and everything you need to start on your course in the Students Area.