Interpreting for the Police (England and Wales) DPSI, MET Test Preparation


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154 minutes

Learning Objectives

The course gives you much needed confidence at a police station. You will learn:

- how the English police procedure works.
- what is likely to happen before, during and after the suspect interview
- what your role as an interpreter is

A useful glossary of legal terminology used at a police station will be provided.


Ideal training for DPSI and Met Test preparation. Overview of the English police procedures. A practical guide for new and prospective interpreters on how to work in the police environment. The course delivered by an experienced court and police interpreter. Duration: 120 minutes
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This 2-part course is taught by a UK-based court and police interpreter. It provides an insight into terminology and procedures used in police procedure in England and Wales. It is designed for freelancers who are at the beginning of their career as a police interpreter. At the end of this course participants will have a clear idea of how English police work and feel more confident about interpreting at a police station. To help with the specific vocabulary used during police interviews a useful glossary of terms will be provided. Extremely useful if you are preparing for the DPSI (English Law) or MET Test.

Course program:

- Introduction
- Introduction to Police Interpreting
- 5 minute break
- Statement Taking for Interpreters
- Questions and answers

Upload Date

November 20, 2013

Trainer Bio

Aleksandra Fiddler - Aleksandra Fiddler is a UK based freelance legal translator, interpreter and English teacher working in the industry since 2000. With an MA in English and a DPSI (English Law) she has a sound understanding of the English legal system and procedures. That, coupled with her flair for teaching and inspiring others makes her webinars a must. Aleksandra provides a hands-on training for freelance interpreters wishing to improve their skills and feel more confident in their day to day work. Email: Website: Twitter: @totalenglish_uk

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