Course overview

This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority On this course you will gain an overview of the role of a Community Interpreter and develop your literacy and digital skills in preparation for your next step which is a level 1 Understanding the Role of a Community Interpreter course. You will gain an insight into the role of a community interpreter and what to expect on our level 1 and level 2 courses.

Course description

Find out a bit more about the Community Interpreting Programme of study with the WEA. You will be introduced to the role of a Community Interpreter and find out more about public services in the UK such as health, benefits and housing.

Don't worry if you've never studied with WEA before we will support you to develop your Microsoft Office (including Word and Powerpoint) and literacy skills. You will also be introduced to Canvas, the WEA's virtual learning environment, where you will submit your assignments. Following successful completion of this course you will be well prepared to progress to our Level 1 Understanding the Role of a Community Interpreter course. Following successful completion of our Level 1 course you will be invited to join our level 2 Award in Preparation for Work in Community Interpreting to prepare you for a career as a Community Interpreter.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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