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The Diploma in Public Service Interpreting is the highest and most prestigious qualification in interpreting and is awarded by the Institute of Linguists. This course will prepare you for the examinations in London or Manchester.
You will study for the 5 components of the qualifiaction:
- Spoken English to other language
- Spoken other language to English
- Written English to other language
- Written other language to English
- Simultaneous translation
You study a range of situations and role-plays and produce glossaries for future employment.
Applicants must be:
- Over 20 years of age
- Be educated to A level standard (or an equivalent)
- Demonstrate sufficient levels of written and spoken English minimum L2 English
- Demonstrate experience of or previous study of interpreting
Assessment will be a series of mock exams and role-play conducted by the tutor. The final exams will be in mid-June with the Institute of Linguists in London or Manchester.
When the course runs:
Starting January lasting 22 weeks and is delivered on a Wednesday evening, 5.30-8.30 at Conway Park Campus.
The DPSI is the highest qulifiaction for free-lance interpreters who typically enrol with a range of interpreting agencies. With the DPSI the interpreter can attract the highest paid jobs in the health sector. The qualification is also recognised overseas.
If you are aged 19 or over:
Fee : £675.00
Please note, there are no discounts for this course.
The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).