New NVQ 6 Diploma interpreting part 1

New NVQ Diploma interpreting part 1

BSL-English Interpreting
PART 1 – Interpreting Theory Programme
Lead Tutor: Byron Campbell
Course Fees £1,320

Qualification aim

This new course is designed to teach you the practical, ethical, theoretical and analytical skills required to become a competent professional interpreter.
The training programme consists of a mixture of taught sessions, group discussions, practical work and home study assignments/exercises.
The Interpreter Training Programme covers the following topics;

• What is Interpreting?
• Types of Interpreting
• Role
• Ethics
• Skills and Knowledge Required as an Interpreter
• Interpreting Dynamics
• Culture
• Client Expectations of Interpreters
• Models of Interpreting
• Language Processing
• Interpreting Task Analysis
• Demand-Control Theory
• Registers of Language
• Preparing for Assignments
• Discourse Analysis
• Miscue Analysis
• Co-working
• Giving & Receiving Feedback
• Reflective Journals/Logs
• Peer Support/Mentoring/Supervision/Other Support
• Dilemmas and Coping Strategies
• Memory Skills
• Sight Translations
• Telephone Interpreting
• Specialising
• Consecutive Interpreting

Course Dates

Halifax: 2019/2020 – 14th September, 12th October, 17th November, 7th December, 18th January, 15th February, 14th March, 4th April. Final sessions weekend – 16th & 17th May

Birmingham: TBC

Entry level for this course is Level 6 BSL or equivalent and above.
For entry requirements, further information or an application form please contact Janice Crossland-Jones by SMS on 07816363174 or email