WHICH COURSE SHOULD I TAKE?


Beginner / Entry level.

Equivalent to 'Entry Level' on the RQF / FHEQ frameworks.

For:

  • Multilingual individuals, yet unqualified in interpreting or translation.

  • Vocationally experienced Interpreters who require a diploma certification / confirmed training on their CV.

  • Inexperienced linguists who wish to start their career in interpreting and / or translation.

Choose one of these courses:

The Foundation Certificate in Interpreting (FCI).
Specifically created as an introductory course for multilingual individuals who wish to provide interpreting services professionally.

  • 10 Lessons + review

  • Certificate awarded

  • 12 months access

  • 'Entry Level’ equivalent

The Foundation Certificate in Translation (FCT).
Specifically created as an introductory course for multilingual individuals who wish to provide translation services professionally. 

  • 10 lessons + review

  • Certificate awarded

  • 12 months access

  • 'Entry Level’ equivalent


Level 3 (As / A Level).

Equivalent to AS and A level, Advanced Extension Award, Cambridge International award, International Baccalaureate, Key Skills level 3, NVQ level 3, BTEC award, certificate and diploma level 3, BTEC National, Cambridge Technical level 3.

For:

  • GCSE Level qualified individuals / equivalent level of experience.

  • Multilingual individuals, highly confident in their ability / skills yet unqualified in interpreting or translation.

  • Vocationally experienced Linguists who require a diploma certification.

Choose A FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE:

Specifically created as an introductory course for multilingual individuals who wish to provide multilingual services professionally.

  • 10 Lessons + review

  • Certificate awarded

  • 12 months access

  • 'Entry Level’ equivalent


Level 6 (Bachelor’s degree).

Equivalent to Bachelor’s degree, Graduate certificate, Graduate diploma, NVQ level 4, BTEC Advanced Professional award, certificate and diploma level 6.

For:

  • A-Level qualified individuals / equivalent level of experience.

  • Multilingual individuals, highly confident in their ability.

  • Qualified in interpreting or translation at Entry Level or Level 3.

  • Vocationally experienced Linguists who require a qualification in Interpreting to further their career.

Choose The Diploma In Public Service Interpreting (DPSI)

Our national award-winning course written to CIoL standards - Law or Health Pathway.

  • 36 Lessons

  • Preparation for the DPSI examination

  • 12 months access + an intensive course option.

  • Bachelor's Degree equivalent

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Level 7 (Master’s degree).

Equivalent to Master’s degree, Postgraduate certificate, Postgraduate diploma, BTEC Advanced Professional award, certificate and diploma level 7, Fellowship and fellowship diploma, NVQ level 5, BTEC Advanced Professional award, certificate and diploma level 7.

For:

  • Degree Level qualified individuals / equivalent level of experience.

  • Multilingual individuals, highly confident in their ability / skills.

  • Qualified in interpreting or translation at Level 3 or Level 6.

  • Vocationally experienced Linguists who require a qualification in Translation to further their career.

Choose The Diploma In Translation (DipTrans).

CIoL's 'gold standard' high-level professional translating qualification.

  • 18 Lessons

  • Preparation for the DipTrans examination

  • 12 months access

  • Masters Degree equivalent

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Guidance on Levels

linguisttraining.com follows the guidelines laid out by the UK Government. Click here for more info. 

Regulated qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are in either the:

  • Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

  • Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ)

Our courses, and the qualifications offered by the CIoL follow this structure.