Liaison Interpreting Contexts (Social Systems, Culture, Ethics) (Micro-credential)


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Entry requirements

Entry requirements
To be eligible for admission to this Training Scheme/Micro-credential, all
applicants must meet the following:
a. Requirements for general admission
b. English language requirements

General Admission
To be admitted to this programme all applicants must meet the following
- Must be 18 years of age on the date of the commencement of this
micro-credential scheme
- Must have a minimum of four years of secondary education or
equivalent in New Zealand or overseas

English Language Admission Requirements
All applicants must have achieved a minimum standard of English as demonstrated
by a minimum of 10 credits at NCEA Level 2 in English (5 in Reading, 5 in Writing).
International applicants and any Domestic applicant for whom English, Māori or
NZ Sign is not their first language must also provide evidence that they have the
necessary English language proficiency required as demonstrated through the use
of evidence of one of the kinds described in NZQA Rules and on the Unitec English
Language Requirements for International Students Web-page

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This credential will enable learners to develop knowledge of NZ social systems and processes, ethnic groups, interpreting ethics and aspects of cultural communication. Learners will be able to apply this knowledge in informal interpreting situations and explore a range of employment pathways including formal skills training in order to be accredited as a liaison interpreter.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 10 95 10
Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905

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