The diploma in public service interpreting (DPSI) is a nationally recognised award and provides evidence of the ability to interpret between providers and users of the public services such as law, health, or local government.
The programmes focus on the theory and practice of interpreting and at the same time prepares the student to work in the law sector.
Speakers from the appropriate sector play a prominent role in the course and visits are arranged to institutions within your chosen sector.
Student will closely work with the course tutor who is a qualified interpreter.
The skills acquired by the students during the course include consecutive and simultaneous, sight translations, written translations, note taking skills
In addition students will gain knowledge of ethical and professional practices related to the role of a Public Service Interpreter.