Who is it for?

Are you a freelance linguist? Or are you about to work as a linguist and are wondering how to get started? If so, then this course is ideal for you.

Although many interpreters, translators and other linguists have got excellent language skills needed to do the job, often the knowledge and skills to effectively run your own business is something which have to be picked up along the way. This course will introduce you to the essentials you will need to consider to run a successful business whether you are a freelancer or have ambitions to expand beyond that.  The course will cover the essentials of marketing theory and their practical application to a freelance linguist and small business.

What jobs will I be able to do?

  • Freelance Interpreter
  • Freelance Translator
  • Freelance Proof reader
  • Freelance Reviewer

In these roles, you could earn between £30 and £60 per hour (source:

How do I apply?

You can get started with your qualification today by clicking the ‘Add to Cart’ button below and completing checkout. This will create a free account and email your log in details.

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Course Description


When can I start?

You can start the course today – why not sign up now?  

How long does it take?

The average length of time is approximately 6-10 hours study time which you can undertake at any time convenient to you.

Are there any requirements?

You will not need any special requirements to take this course, all you will require is an internet connection and basic computer skills.

What will I learn?

Marketing for Linguists covers the essentials of marketing theory and their practical application.  The course will look at the use of market research information to formulate an effective marketing strategy.  It will explore how and why people buy and how you can adopt the tactics of successful strategies in the recent past to succeed.  Upon completion of this course you will have a marketing plan and promotional timetable for your business.

This course is one of a series of Introductory Business Skills Courses.

What support will I have?

  • Personalised Individual Learning Plan
  • Career Guidance
  • High quality course online course materials
  • Optional one-to-one mentoring support via phone, email and online
  • Affiliate Membership with ISL (when available)
  • Access to regular webinars and workshops
  • 24-hour access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
  • Guidance and support from you assigned, qualified Assessor

How will you assess me?

Introduction to Marketing for Linguists is vocational, which means that you will be assessed by demonstrating your ability to do the job through various assignments.

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