Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting (with tutor support)

£774.00 inc. VAT

Are you new to the interpreting industry and would like some guidance and help from a tutor to achieve a formal qualification, as well as have two attempts at the exam?

Then the Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting Exam is perfect for you!

Once you have passed the application process, the course has a 14 day money-back guarantee if you are not completely satisfied – another reason to sign up today and begin your new career.

Prices from as little as £99 per month – call us on 0203 475 7771 for more info!

* Registration and Certification fees apply. Please pay your Registration fee here.

Do you have interpreting experience, but no formal qualification?

Do you prefer to rely on the support of a tutor and get two chances to sit the exam?

Then our new Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting (with tutor support) is your perfect solution!


Key details of Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting (with tutor support)

  • The Level 3 Interpreting exam is an online assessment which you sit from the comfort of your own home
  • Nationally recognised Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting qualification for your chosen language
  • The full list of languages supported can be found here: List of languages available at ISL
  • Fee of £25 for registration and £60 for certification claim applicable.
  • This Level 3 assessment is suitable for bilingual/multilingual people who speak English and another language fluently and feel they have enough interpreting experience and/or have completed relevant preparatory training. The online Level 3 assessment is a remote exam-only qualification. It is designed to demonstrate competence as an interpreter.
  • You will have access to a set of online materials to help you prepare independently.
  • You will also have regular sessions with a tutor who can answer any questions about the course or interpreting in general.
  • Finally, you will have two opportunities to take the exam and obtain feedback on your performance.
  • Please note that if you are paying in instalments, you must pay off the full qualification fee before you can book the exam.
  • For those who prefer to study independently, we offer the Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting (exam only)

What support and resources will you get with the course?

The course contains:

  • 4 e-learning modules covering key interpreting skills and techniques
  • 4 one-to-one tutorial sessions with our experienced and knowledgeable tutors
  • access to live monthly exam preparation and Q&A sessions
  • FREE 3-month subscription to CPD Central
  • 75 pre-recorded webinars and e-learning CPD courses (as part of CPD Central)
  • 75 glossaries on a huge range of topics (as part of CPD Central)

Duration of the Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting

You have a maximum of  6 months from the date of purchase to sit the Level 3 interpreting exam. The preparation course element takes roughly 4-6 weeks to complete.

Method of Assessment Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting

Learners will take an online exam consisting of Unit 1 (role play) and Unit 2 (sight translation from English to the target language). Exams are conducted remotely and take place once a month on set dates. Requests for an exam date outside of the set dates can not be guaranteed to be accepted and, if approved, will carry an additional administration fee.

Certification and Awarding Body

ICQ (I Can Qualify)

Who is the Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting Assessment for?

The Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting is suitable for learners with the following profile:

  • Interpreters already working in a community interpreter role and now require a Level 3 interpreting qualification
  • Experienced interpreters who now require a formal qualification to work on public sector assignments
  • Linguists who are new to the industry and would prefer to get some tutoring before taking the exam.

Work Opportunities with the Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting

The Level 3 interpreting qualification will enable you to work as a professional interpreter in community settings such as the following:

  • Health
  • Mental Health
  • Social Services
  • Education
  • Welfare & Benefits
  • Housing
  • Solicitors
  • Ministry of Justice (standard assignments)

Progression after you have completed the Level 3 Interpreting Qualification

Upon successful completion of Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting, you can progress to other qualifications such as: