Signature working on an Advanced Legal Interpreting Specialism

Signature are pleased to share that we are currently working on an Advanced Legal Interpreting Specialism, as an additional Stream to the current Level 6 Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting and Translation (INTRA6).

The aim of this Advanced stream is to ensure those who wish to work as interpreters in legal settings have the appropriate skills and standards for working in these complex environments.

The Specialist Legal Interpreting stream will develop the learner’s knowledge of:

  • the legal systems and jurisdictions of the England & Wales and Northern Ireland;
  • the knowledge and understanding of working as a British Sign Language Interpreter across a range of legal domains including Police, Tribunals, Courts and working with legal professionals and Deaf Juror

We are currently working with a relevant experts on this. We are unsure of specific timescales for delivery, but will continue to update as further information is available.

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