|ABC Awards Code||A9948-02|
|Total Qualification Time||60|
The Certa Level 2 Award in Preparation for Work in Community Interpreting is a nationally recognised qualification designed to provide learners with underpinning knowledge, skills and techniques in community interpreting.
This qualification is for learners who are interested in community interpreting work in a voluntary or paid capacity within a range of settings, including housing, education, social care, welfare benefits, immigration and health and who:
Learners will be able to put interpreting skills into practice in a community setting.
This qualification is not available in an apprenticeship and is not specifically designed to lead directly to employment. However, it will support learners who are moving towards a career in community interpreting, which may increase their prospects of gaining employment in the future.
This qualification prepares people for further training that is required to work as a community interpreter and does not in itself qualify holders to be community interpreters. This is a step on the ladder that leads to the loLET Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting, which is required for work as an interpreter.