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Translation and Interpreting

Upgrade your professional skills in translation or interpreting with Wits Language School in Johannesburg

Do you have a flair for languages? Want to make language your career? Or do you want to upgrade your professional skills in translation or interpreting?

If you want to learn how to translate written documents, interpret in court, at conferences, in the public service or in business contexts, and if your language combination includes an official South African language, South African Sign language, a European language or an Asian language, Wits Language School offers you a wide selection of part-time short courses. You may take these courses as stand-alone short courses, or take advantage of the fact that some are credit-bearing towards a Diploma in Legal Interpreting, an Honours/MA in Interpreting or an Honours/MA in the field of Translation. We offer quality training that is flexible and prepares you for the world of work. Ask us about the best career path for you today!

Our contact teaching supported with online learning platforms, makes learning interactive, easier, faster and fun! 

PLEASE NOTE: Upcoming courses 2021 are currently face-to-face in classroom, following all COVID-19 protocols, however any updates related to the ongoing pandemic courses may run Online. 

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Diploma in Legal Interpreting The following courses need to be completed for a Diploma in Legal interpreting: Introduction to Interpreting Skills Liaison interpreting in specific contexts Language Refinement for language practitioners Intercultural Communication and Mentoring in the workplace Law Theory for Interpreters Legal Interpreting Skills
Enhancement Courses Computer Literacy and Basic Editing Editing for Professionals Intercultural Communication and Mentoring in the Workplace Language Refinement for Language Practitioners Translation Methods Transcription Skills
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Credit Bearing Post Graduate Courses Conference Interpreting Skills Principles and Practice in Interpreting Principles and Practice in Translation Specialised Conference Interpreting Skills