This course is suitable for languages of lesser diffusion including but not limited to:
Albanian, Amharic, Bengali/Sylheti, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Dari, Korean, Kurdish, Mirpuri, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, Tamil, Thai, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.
|About the DPSI
|The Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) is a nationally recognised qualification that serves as a benchmark for professional standards in the interpreting and translation profession.
Passing the exam and obtaining this diploma entitles you to:
• Use the DPSI title after your name
|Course Dates||This course runs twice a year:
• November to May to prepare for the June exam
|About this course
|This online course prepares interpreters and aspiring interpreters who speak a language of lesser diffusion to sit the DPSI Law exam. With monthly group sessions led by the course tutor, learners will be taught interpreting techniques, how to hone their skills and learn to research. Being online, it allows you to study in your own time and around your commitments if you cannot attend a face-to-face course.
Suitable for candidates/interpreters who:
• speak a language of lesser diffusion (rare language) and want to train towards an interpreting qualification
This course is not suitable for beginners. Please check our Level 3 in Community Interpreting course if you do not have experience in interpreting.
|Course Content||• Learning materials covering the English legal system and the legal system of the other language country,
• 8 sessions with the course tutor
• Complimentary Glossary (if available in your language);
• Complimentary copy of The Interpreters’ Manual and completion certificate (if all coursework is submitted and 100% attendance)This course covers the same topics as the 8-month DPSI Law course.
|Course Requirements||Native and near-native levels in both English and the other language
• Some interpreting experience, voluntary or otherwise
Payment in instalments available.
|Exam Information||Sitting the exam online:
We are happy to announce that we have become an accredited online exam centre in the UK, offering the DPSI Law exam online. Our centre is accredited by TQUK.
Exam price: £699 for all Units
Sitting the exam at a centre:
You can also sit the DPSI exams at one of the CIoL centres.
Please contact us if you still have any questions.