Community Interpreting (part-time courses for adults)

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These Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications allow learners to develop their considerable skills to help others to overcome language barriers in everyday situations, such as accessing education, health services, housing, justice, and other public services.

Course Information

Studying a community interpreting course will allow you to help others in
your local community develop their skills and overcome language barriers that
they face in everyday situations; so, if you speak both English and another
language, you may be interested in our online community interpreting

Through these courses you will learn all the terminology and techniques
involved in interpreting, practise and improve your interpreting skills and work
towards gaining a Level 1 or Level 2 nationally recognised qualifications.

There are 2 sittings of this course – that you may wish to enrol to:

  • Classes starting in MARCH 2024

This course has 2 in takes a year for applicants wishing to apply for


Who is this course for?

These qualifications are aimed at learners who have an interest in learning about the role of an interpreter and working with different second language groups in the community.

Units / Modules

Unit certification is available for each of the units

Benefits / Skills

Progression to Levels 2 and 3

Assessment Types

Portfolio units assessed by the teacher

Entry Requirements

Already Entry 3 or Level 1 ESOL; or GCSE ability in English

Career Progression

Level 1 and Level 3

Voluneering as an interpreter to work with second language groups in the community. Higher levels will enable qualifications to work in the area.

Course Details


15 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


Teachers who care


A family environment in our Adult community centres

Extra Curriculum

Ofsted Grade 1 for Adult Courses

Adult & Community
Leeds City College
Leeds City College