Course detailsDPI Preparation course for the Diploma in Police Interpreting (Level 6)
AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AND ON AN ADVANCED LEARNER LOAN
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This qualification replaces the Metropolitan Police Test and has now been introduced nationally.
This course is for those with some experience in interpreting who wish to gain a qualification recognised at national and European level in order to work in Police Interpreting.
This is a first-degree level qualification (Level 6).
Students who gain the DPI qualification will be able to apply for registration on the National Register for Public Services Interpreters (NRPSI Ltd.) and will be able to use the initials DPI after their name.
The Diploma in Police Interpreting examinations consist of five units and the structure is as follows:
- Interpret consecutively two-way in a Police context and take a Police statement
- Interpret simultaneously – whispered – from English in a Police context
- Provide a Sight Translation from English in a Police context
- Translate a Police statement into English
- Translate from English in a Police context
The exams will take place twice a year in November and May and are organised by the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL). Updated on 20 January, 2018
Eligibility / Requirements
This course is for people who speak English and at least another language fluently and who have some experience interpreting professionally.
About Bridge Interpreting Translating and Training Services
Bridge Interpreting Translating and Training Services CIC is a not-for-profit organisation based in Gateshead which focuses on promoting high standards of language services by offering training at various levels for linguists and offering quality interpreting and translation services. If you speak more than one language fluently, you may be interested in becoming a translator or interpreter and enrolling on our popular Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpret or our more advanced Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting preparation course. Bridge offers various other training courses such as a Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness or a Self-Employment workshop. For a full list of training courses, check out the ones advertised here, or visit our website or Facebook page.
Most of our courses are available via DISTANCE LEARNING and if you have been living in the UK for teh past 3 years, you can be eligible for an ADVANCED LEARNER LOAN to fund your studies.
Bridge also offers several training/conference/meeting rooms for hire in the heart of Gateshead.
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