Certificate Program in Language Studies

Top Certificate Programs in Language Studies

A certificate is an acknowledgement of training completion and is used in various fields. Completion of a certificate often involves mastering a particular skill and passing a series of tests.

What is a certificate in language studies? This is a certificate meant for those who want to learn a new language and about the culture surrounding it. Some certificates allow students to choose more than one language and gets them to B1 on the scale of the Council of Europe Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Many certifications in language studies programs are highly accessible and allow students to study online with the use of websites, media and online quizzes.

With this certificate, students can gain real-world skills, such as time management, independent work ethic, and multilingual communication skills. This certificate condenses the key factors needed to learn new languages and is helpful for growing in a job or just for personal goals of being bilingual.

Each certification program has a different cost depending on factors including the length of the program and whether it is online or in person. All the information about costs and specific courses should be on the website of the program.

Having knowledge of other languages and cultures is a plus at any job. More specifically, with a certificate in language studies, it is possible to gain employment as a business consultant overseas, a travel agent, a hotel manager, an executive chef, or as a foreign language interpreter. With a handle on multiple languages, as well as a knowledge of the cultures where those languages are spoken, an employee will have an advantage at most any job. There are many possibilities out there, and this certification puts job seekers a step above other candidates.

It is possible to get a certificate in language studies from multiple programs around the world, as well as online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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General English

Excel College Manchester
Campus Full time Part time 6 - 30 hours August 2019 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Our General English courses are designed to help you develop your language skills in interesting and stimulating ways. This will include the use of multimedia, role-plays and discussions as well as covering all the vocabulary and grammar appropriate to your level of study. Each week you can expect to cover all four skills; reading, writing, speaking and listening. [+]

Our General English classes are in the morning, from 9.15 to 12.30. You can study 6, 9 or 15 hours per week, or add afternoon classes to make a more intensive course.

Free placement test Weekly assessments Regular tutorials with your teacher No registration fees Start any day, Monday to Friday Maximum 15 students in a class Minimum age: 16

Our General English courses are designed to help you develop your language skills in interesting and stimulating ways. This will include the use of multimedia, role-plays and discussions as well as covering all the vocabulary and grammar appropriate to your level of study. Each week you can expect to cover all four skills; reading, writing, speaking and listening.... [-]


EDI Entry Level Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life

Vernon Community College
Campus Full time August 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

ESOL contributes to the Government’s Skills for Life initiative by providing assessment for those learners seeking to [+]

EDI Entry Level Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life

EDI Entry Level Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life (Entry 1 | 2 | 3)ESOL contributes to the Government’s Skills for Life initiative by providing assessment for those learners seeking to:

Enhance their knowledge of English Develop their interpersonal communication skills in a British community Improve their understanding of life in the UK Progress towards and achieve the language criteria for naturalisation/UK citizenship Progress towards and achieve, personal and economic independence Take part in day to day social and cultural activities using the English language

Brand: EDI

Type: ESOL

Availability: All Series... [-]


Certificate in Latin American Studies

University of Belgrano
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2019 Argentina Buenos Aires

The Certificate in Latin American Studies is available for students taking five courses + PEAL, PALAS or SPAN 490. Thirty percent of our students already take five courses and the Certificate aims to distinguish students willing to transform the semester abroad into an academic experience of excellence. [+]

The Certificate in Latin American Studies is available for students taking five courses + PEAL, PALAS o SPAN 490.

Thirty percent of our students already take five courses and the Certificate aims to distinguish students willing to transform the semester abroad into an academic experience of excellence.

Students can choose from four Certificate programs: Economics

Cultural Studies Linguistics Latin American Studies

Each program consists of four area specific courses and one optional course from any of the other Certificate programs.

Students are required to submit a 10-15 page research paper in English (PALAS) or Spanish (PEAL) to get the certificate and must register in week 4 or 5 for one of the following:... [-]


Fle fle art and design (French foreign language or art + design +)

Autograf
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 France Paris

Autograf offers two programs for foreign students wishing to come to France for studies in Applied Arts but who do not have the required level in French to go directly Bachelor or Master. [+]

Autograf offers two programs for foreign students wishing to come to France for studies in Applied Arts but who do not have the required level in French to go directly Bachelor or Master.

FLE Art is for students who have never been to art school, and requires no prior level of French. This curriculum consists of general FLE courses where texts and vocabulary are partially oriented towards the arts, there are also cultural excursions and introductory courses to technical and artistic culture (drawing, fine arts, PAO, ..).

This training allows obtaining a training certificate.

FLE Design is for students who already have at least three years of study in artistic fields of graphic design, digital design, interior architecture or video games. This year is for students wanting to improve their French, to access our Masters recognized by the State and who wish to improve their practical Design for learning French. This training lasts one year and consists of French courses for 3 weeks out of 4 and Bachelor of Design course in Global Design for 1 week 4. The monitoring of this training requires a level B1 French. ... [-]


Course in Translating in Professional Context

E-Learning University of Athens
Online 6 weeks June 2019 Greece Athens

Translating in Professional Contexts" is a six-week course highlighting the potential of translation to reshape target discourses in professional contexts. [+]

Translating in Professional Contexts is a six-week course highlighting the potential of translation to reshape target discourses in professional contexts.

It aims at raising awareness of processes involved in mediators' renegotiating aspects of meaning-making between languages.

A set of socio-cultural phenomena manifested through language emerge, in the process of meaning transfer, which broadens the perspective of what may be at stake in translation practice.

Professional translation contexts such as corporate advertising, media, tourism advertising, translation in academic and audiovisual contexts provide instances of shifts intended to enhance appropriateness in a target language with a view to enriching trainees' perception of intercultural variation and highlighting its importance.... [-]


Online Certificate in English to Spanish Translation Studies

Adelphi University
Online Campus Part time September 2019 USA Garden City

Adelphi University has built a high-quality, academically rigorous online English to Spanish Translation Studies Certificate program to provide bilingual individuals with an opportunity to quickly and conveniently develop skills that are in high demand. [+]

Hone your bilingual skills and graduate prepared to take advantage of career opportunities in a rapidly expanding field.

Adelphi University has built a high-quality, academically rigorous online English to Spanish Translation Studies Certificate program to provide bilingual individuals with an opportunity to quickly and conveniently develop skills that are in high demand.

The program is open to the public. You do not have to be an Adelphi student to enroll in courses and can reside anywhere in the world. The fully online, instructor-led noncredit English/Spanish Certificate prepares graduates to take the American Translators Association (ATA) certification exam—and can be completed in six to eight months.... [-]


Translation Certificate

WITS Language School
Online & Campus Combined Part time 8 weeks February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

Translation has an impact on virtually every aspect of society, politics, and economics, but how much of what you know about translation is really true? You might be surprised to learn that translation is a highly diverse and complex market - and one that's bigger than you might think. [+]

Make Your Language Work For You!

Translation has an impact on virtually every aspect of society, politics, and economics, but how much of what you know about translation is really true? You might be surprised to learn that translation is a highly diverse and complex market - and one that's bigger than you might think.

What is translation?

Translation is the transfer of a written message from one language to another. Some of the biggest misconceptions about translation are:

Any bilingual person can be a translator or interpreter - just as having two hands doesn’t make you a pianist, speaking two languages doesn’t automatically make you a translator Translation is a small, niche market The need for translation is declining in the modern world Translators and interpreters do the same thing Machine translation is destroying the need for human translation ... [-]

African, Asian and European Languages Certificate

WITS Language School
Campus Full time Part time 10 weeks October 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Wits Language School offers you a wide selection of part-time short courses in African, Asian and European languages. Our courses are designed for adults and focus on the language used in everyday conversation. [+]

Express yourself in a new language!

Wits Language School offers you a wide selection of part-time short courses in African, Asian and European languages. Our courses are designed for adults and focus on the language used in everyday conversation.

THE SELECTION OF LANGUAGES OFFERED INCLUDES: SOUTH AFRICAN: Afrikaans*, IsiZulu, Sesotho* and Setswana* MID-EASTERN AND ASIAN: Arabic* and Mandarin Chinese EUROPEAN: French, German*, Spanish and Portuguese

NOTE: *Courses offered through private tuition only or subject to demand.

1. Public Courses

Our public courses are divided into levels and each level has two modules (A & B). Each module runs for 10 weeks (40 hours). Courses are offered on Saturday mornings, from 08h30 - 12h30, as well as Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 18h00 - 20h00.... [-]


South African Sign Language Certificate

WITS Language School
Campus Full time Part time 9 weeks September 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The Wits Language School program is designed to meet the needs of participants who wish to learn South African Sign Language, a visual language that is unlike spoken languages. We provide a dynamic, fun learning environment in which to improve your skills with experienced and competent Deaf trainers. South African Sign Language (SASL) is used by approximately 2 million Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing South Africans. It is a unique and real language recognized as a first language by many members of the Deaf Community in South Africa. Learning South African Sign Language will expose you to a new cultural and linguistic community, whilst at the same time helping you realize the importance of being able to communicate and understand Deaf people - an employee, a client, a friend, a family member. More and more hearing South Africans are learning South African Sign Language to improve relationships between hearing and Deaf people. [+]

Learn to communicate with the Deaf community

The Wits Language School program is designed to meet the needs of participants who wish to learn South African Sign Language, a visual language that is unlike spoken languages. We provide a dynamic, fun learning environment in which to improve your skills with experienced and competent Deaf trainers. South African Sign Language (SASL) is used by approximately 2 million Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing South Africans. It is a unique and real language recognized as a first language by many members of the Deaf Community in South Africa.

Learning South African Sign Language will expose you to a new cultural and linguistic community, whilst at the same time helping you realize the importance of being able to communicate and understand Deaf people - an employee, a client, a friend, a family member. More and more hearing South Africans are learning South African Sign Language to improve relationships between hearing and Deaf people.... [-]