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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 in 2023 will run face-to-face in a classroom, following all COVID-19 protocols; however, courses may move online depending on the ongoing pandemic. 

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Diploma in Legal Interpreting Seven short courses, combined, can be applied to a Diploma in Legal Interpreting, accredited by SASSETA: Introduction to Interpreting Skills | Liaison Interpreting in Specific Contexts | Law Theory for Interpreters | Legal Interpreting | Intercultural Communication and Mentoring in the Workplace | Language Practice Administration | Basic Research Skills.
Enhancement Courses Available as Standalone Courses: Intercultural Communication and Mentoring in the Workplace | Language Practice Administration | Translation Methods
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Credit Bearing Post Graduate Courses Available at School of Literature, Language and Media (SLLM) from 2023
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