Interpreter Course
(Level 5)
This course is...
 Interpreter Course aims to develop interpreting skills to work in community settings such as health, community work, the courts, tenancy services. etc. Students will learn the skills required for interpreting mostly in a classroom environment where the theoretical skills will be taught and practical application of the skills will be held using role-play situations. All theoretical and practical work will include assessment activities on an ongoing basis throughout the course. The interpreter Course is an approved course by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. This course is designed for local and international students.
Why study at Imperial
At Imperial, the Certificate in English is taught by our experienced and well-qualified teachers. We understand that students have a variety of needs. Our experienced and well-qualified teaching team uses a variety of teaching strategies to provide constructive and interesting learning. Our experienced and friendly student support staff provides students with any required support. Our classes are small, so that teacher can give each student individual attention. We check your progress regularly.
6 weeks
35 hours/week
(20hours classroom + 15hours unsupervised study)

teaching time (9:00am - 1:00pm)
Start date
Please contact our administration
Entry Criteria
* 18 years old or above and must hold a valid visa with a study permission

* Hold IELTS (Academic) score of 5.5, with no band score lower than 5.0 OR

* Hold TOEFL (pBT) score of 530 (with an essay score of 4.5 TWE) or above OR

* Hold TOEFL (iBT) score of 46 (with a writing score of 14) or above OR

* PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36 (if you have any other English test score such as Cambridge etc, please contact us to check the English Criteria with following the NZQA Rule18.)

* We may request to have an internal interview

Please contact our administration for more detail and the availability of these classes.

What is your aim?
We offer level of this course in order to meet student’s needs. This level is as below
Interpreter Course (Level 5)
    On completion of the Interpreter course, Graduate will have
  • Communication skills needed for interpreting
  • Interpreting skills; speech, memory, listening
  • Skills required for preparation for and participation in an interpreting session
  • Techniques to enhance the interpreting process; cross-cultural communication, signpost words, note-taking and summarising skills
  • Ability of the role of the liaison interpreter