Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) Preparation Course

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About The Course

It is good practice to prepare for a professional qualification by following a course of study. Diversity’s training prepares students who wish to sit the Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) exams. It offers face-to-face guidance and support from an experienced DPSI tutor and the opportunity to network with other linguists. Pathways offered include Specialised Interpreting-Northern Irish law finishes in June just before the DPSI exams.

Structure: The course covers all subject areas from the curriculum for the exam, practice in sight and written translation, practice is consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, group work and discussions as well as individual study.

What you gain: Study packs covering all the subjects from the curriculum for the exam, CD with additional study materials and resources, mock exams and past papers and final exams preparation pack.

Duration: One Saturday per month from 09:30-16:30 from September to June.

Entry Requirements: Fluent in mother tongue language (including reading and writing) and excellent level of spoken and written English. It is recommended that you hold the OCN level 3 or 4 Community Interpreting or experience.

How to apply: Please contact Sarah O’Neill on s.oneill@diversityni.co.uk or 02890473737 to receive an application pack and cost.

Venue: Central Belfast location with good public transport links and parking.

Cost: Please contact Sarah O’Neill on s.oneill@diversityni.co.uk or 02890473737

We offer the following training and exams

Training Dates

Session

Date

Day

Times

1.

14th September 2019

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

2.

19th October 2019

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

3.

16th November 2019

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

4.

7th December 2019

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

5.

18th January 2020

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

6.

15th February 2020

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

7.

21st March 2020

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

8.

25th April 2020

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

9.

16th May 2020

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

10.

6th June 2020

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs