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Qualification: Slovene sign language interpreter (no legal status)

Slovene sign language interpreter (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:  

  • plan, prepare, carry out and monitor own work,
  • rationally plan routes in the field and time necessary,  
  • protect health and ensure safety at work,  
  • communicate with users and various organisations and institutions,  
  • interpret from spoken Slovene to Slovene sign language,  
  • interpret from Slovene sign language to spoken Slovene,  
  • appear in front of an audience,  
  • incorporate interpreting in the user's community and social  network,  
  • act in accordance with the code of ethical principles in social care, and the interpreters' professional code,  
  • manage own interpreting activity, 
  • recognise the need to use Slovene sign language,   
  • increase public awareness of the barrier to communication represented by deafness,  
  • ensure the quality of interpreting,   
  • see to their own professional development in the interpreting field,   
  • develop entrepreneurial characteristics, skills and behaviour,   
  • use information and communication technologies. 

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process the candidate prepares a personal portfolio, which a committee then assesses, validating catalogue content in part or in full. If the committee is unable to validate all contents of the catalogue, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

VERIFICATION METHOD

  • Practical test of interpreting from spoken Slovene to Slovene sign language and from Slovene sign language to spoken Slovene with an oral presentation,
  • oral presentation (presentation and explanation) of a written assignment in the social care field (for a more detailed description see the tasks for verification in point 11 of this catalogue – task "Outline of social care").

Candidates enclose the written assignment in their portfolio or prepare it in the period before verification (at the guidance stage).

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.

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  • At least a secondary technical or general secondary qualification,
  • three years' experience using Slovene sign language (formal or informal certification) or the NVQ certificate "Assistant for communication in Slovene sign language",
  • medical certificate confirming adequate state of health (hearing, speech, fingers, hands).
NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • At least a secondary technical or general secondary qualification,
  • three years' experience using Slovene sign language (formal or informal certification) or the NVQ certificate "Assistant for communication in Slovene sign language",
  • medical certificate confirming adequate state of health (hearing, speech, fingers, hands).
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.