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An Introduction to Police Interpreting: CPD

Police Interpreting CPD

This online 4-week Canvas course is brought to you by the University of Wolverhampton and is designed to provide an introduction to interpreting in the Police domain for British Sign Language/English Interpreters.

The course information is provided by senior lecturers from both the interpreting and policing subjects with experience in this domain and includes:

  • What happens at a Police Station and why might an interpreter be needed?
  • Interpreting the Police caution
  • Police Interviews, types of interviews and questioning techniques
  • Simulated, interpreted, victim and suspect interviews
  • Model interpretations for you to compare with your own work
  • Experiences of a deaf interpreter in the Police setting

Each weekly module contains at least 2-hours of worth of activity for you to complete, including a variety of pre-recorded video lectures, journal articles, interpretation tasks, discussion forums, online quizzes and glossary building tasks.

The course, upon full completion of the activities, is worth 8 structured CPD points.

Total cost: £120

Enhance your practice with this interactive online CPD