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 Maria Diamond on maria@diversityni.co.uk or 02890473737 to receive an application pack and cost.

Venue: The training will be held online until further notice due to Covid-19. However, this is subject to change and could return to face-to-face delivery in a Belfast location. 

 

We offer the following training and exams

Training Dates

Session

Date

Day

Times

1.

26th September 2020

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

2.

17th October 2020

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

3.

21st November 2020

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

4.

5th December 2020

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

5.

16th January 2021

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

6.

6th February 2021

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

7.

13th March 2021

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

8.

17th April 2021

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

9.

15th May 2021

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs

10.

5th June 2021

Saturday

09:30 hrs – 16.30 hrs