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c. CPD for Interpreters Workshop (1 Day)

£99.00 inc. VAT

This interactive workshop gives useful and practical help to interpreters who want to know where to easily find daily CPD opportunities that make a real difference to the job that they do and will help them to find new work opportunities. The intensive course covers how to use CPD to:

  • become more professional
  • improving your knowledge and skills
  • keep more effective glossaries and improve your use of synonyms and paraphrasing
  • log your work and experience in a way that creates opportunities
  • keep track of your earning and log your expenses
  • find more work
  • use technology to improve the way you work
  • enhancing your on-line presence

This is a live, 2 day (09:30 – 16:30) facilitator led workshop held in one of the International School of Linguists (ISL) centres across the UK and brings together practising interpreters at different stages in their careers to discuss and share experiences relating to CPD. This is a great opportunity for you to meet fellow professionals and enhance your skills and knowledge of the subject.

The next CPD workshops will be held in Leeds:

Please contact the team at info@islinguists.com

YOU CAN RESERVE YOUR PLACE ON THE WORKSHOP TODAY. Simply click the ‘Get Started Now’ button below and complete the checkout process to get started. You will be asked to confirm your choice of location after sign up.



Course Description

To book your place on the workshop, you need only to pay the basic entry price. The cost will cover the attendance on the day and any materials, refreshments and a basic certificate of completion.

You will have the option to upgrade your certificate to Endorsed or Accredited Level 6 for an additional fee if you wish. The work you do at this workshop can be put toward the Level 6 Diploma in Community Interpreting qualification.

What jobs is this workshop suitable for?

  • Face to Face interpreter
  • Telephone Interpreter

In these roles, you could earn between £30 and £60 per hour (source: http://www.prospects.ac.uk).

Where is the workshop venue?

The course is delivered in Leeds.

When can I start?

Reserve your place by clicking the ‘Get Started Now’ button.

How long does it take?

Each day of the workshop lasts for 6 hours, not including scheduled breaks.

Are there any requirements?

There are no specific requirements to join the workshop, but please note the delivery will be in English and is designed for those who are studying to be, or working as, professional interpreters.

What will I learn?

The workshop covers:

  • The interpreter role
  • What is CPD?
  • CPD Area 1: Linguistic Ability
  • CPD Area 2: General knowledge
  • CPD Area 3: Being a professional
  • CPD Area 4: Finding Work
  • Use of Technology for business enhancement;
    • Administrative use
    • Travel
    • Work
    • Communications
    • CPD
  • CPD for Leisure
  • Your On-line presence
  • The interpreters kit
  • Reflective learning

How many credits is the workshop worth?

Days 1 and 2 of the workshop combined are worth 20 CPD hours. The full, accredited workshop is worth 4 credits at Level 6.

What support will I have?

  • Participants advice and opinions
  • Career Guidance
  • High quality course materials
  • 24-hour access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
  • Guidance and support from your assigned, qualified facilitator

How will you assess me?

You will be assessed through your participation in the workshop and the ‘homework’ between sessions.

Can I apply for funding or discounts?

For information on funding and discounts, please click here.

Is the workshop tax deductible?

If you’re self-employed and if purpose of the training is to up-date your existing skills and expertise, you may be able to claim for tax deductions.  For example – if you are already an interpreter and you are attending this workshop to increase your existing skills.

For more information, follow this link: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/manuals/bimmanual/bim42526.htm

How do I apply?

You can get started with your qualification today by clicking the ‘Get Started Now’ button on this page.

  • Workshop Fee: £99 )
  • Facilitator-led classroom workshop
  • 2 day workshop
  • Accredited and Endorsed options available