Level 6 DPSI (Law) Full Exam plus Online Self-Study Preparation Course

£849.00 inc. VAT

The DPSI (Law) 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.

This product includes our FULL online self-study DPSI PREPARATION COURSE together with the DPSI EXAM.

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.


Key details

  • This DPSI examination process is conducted remotely via Zoom
  • Exams slots available every month
  • Register with NRPSI
  • Undertake partial DPSI units
  • Recognised and accepted by the Ministry of Justice
  • Equivalent to the Level 6 DCI qualification
  • Registration fee of £25 and Certification fee of £135 applicable
  • The full list of languages supported can be found here: List of languages available at ISL

What support and resources will you get with the course?

The course contains:

  • 8 e-learning modules covering key interpreting skills and techniques, as well as an in-depth look on the settings you will work in (police, court, prison, probation)
  • access to live monthly exam preparation and Q&A sessions
  • FREE 2-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 qualification:

  • 3 hour exam process
  • You have a maximum of 6 months to complete this Level 6 interpreting qualification

Method of Assessment

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 the 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, web cam and the internet.

Results are usually received within 2 calendar months.

Certification and Awarding Body

ICQ (I Can Qualify)

Who is this exam for?

The Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting demonstrates your level
of competence of 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 to have a full DPSI or partial units

Work Opportunities

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

  • Police
  • Probation
  • Courts
  • Immigration
  • Prison


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

  • Level 7 Diploma in Translation


DPSI Online Preparation Course

This is an entirely on-line study resource, that you can access in your own time to help you to prepare for a DPSI examination.


DPSI Past Exam Papers x 10
DPSI Role Plays – consecutive and simultaneous
Sight Translation, and Written Translation to help you study
Online study resources to help you understand the legal system in the UK
Police, Prison and Probation, and Legal procedures resources.
Police Webinar on ‘Assault and Battery’ containing a glossary, ebook, and 60 mins of video content

Complete e-learning, webinars, glossaries, courses.