Level 6 DPSI Full Exam

£699.00 inc. VAT

The DPSI is a nationally recognised qualification that is widely regarded as the Gold standard for Interpreters. It is accepted and requested nationwide by Interpreter clients and Language Service providers.

Interpreters with this qualification provide a consistent high standard of Public Service Interpreting and as a linguist you will be able to gain, and be eligible for, the highest level Interpreting jobs.

*EARN UP TO £32 per hour with this qualification!
*Work in Police, Courts, Prisons and Home Office
*Certification fees apply

Key details of Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI)

  • This DPSI examination process is conducted remotely via Skype
  • DPSI Exams slots available every month
  • Register with NRPSI
  • Undertake partial DPSI units
  • The Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting is required by the Police, Courts and Home Office
  • Level 6 DPSI is equivalent to the Level 6 DCI qualification
  • Certification fee of £80 + VAT to be paid for the DPSI certificate claim

Duration of the Level 6 DPSI Exam

  • 3-hour exam process

Method of Assessment Level 6 DPSI

The Diploma in Public Service Interpreting is exam based. The total exam consists of five units. On the first day, the learner will undertake a one-hour exam for the oral assessments which will cover simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation to and from English. The following day you will undertake a two hour written exam which will cover written translation to and from English.

You will be tested on a variety of topics in legal, police and immigration contexts. You will need to have access to a computer/laptop, webcam and the internet.

Results are usually received within 2 calendar months.

Who is the Level 6 DPSI exam for?

The Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting demonstrates your level of competence in working as an interpreter in complex settings. It is suitable for learners with the following profile:

  • Professional Interpreters requiring an accredited interpreting qualification to demonstrate their level of expertise
  • Interpreters who are required by the Ministry of Justice are expected to have a full DPSI or partial units

Work Opportunities with DPSI

Level 6 Interpreting Diploma will enable you to work as a professional interpreter in public service settings such as the following:

  • Police
  • Probation
  • Courts
  • Immigration
  • Prison

Certification and Awarding Body of Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI)

TQUK secure e-certificate followed by a hard copy of the certificate

Progression with Level 6 Diploma

Upon successfully passing the DPSI exam you can progress to other qualifications such as:

  • Level 7 Diploma in Translation

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