Working as Public Services Interpreter in the UK. Part 2

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Getting established in the translation industry

Course summary
Start time:Jun 7, 2011 11:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Summary:Professional development and building your own client base
  • Professional development and building your own client base
  • Progression to bilingual advocacy as an option
  • NRPSI and how to get on it
  • How government cuts might be good for your workload
  • Who to approach and how
  • Education
  • Ethnic Minority Achievement Teams
  • Managers
  • NHS
  • Local Government (Housing)
  • DWP (Jobcentre Plus)
  • Social Services, including Child Protection
  • Customs and Excise
  • Probation Service
  • Prisons Service

    Further development:

    Apr 21 3:00pm GMT- What Every Medical Interpreter Needs To Know To Get Certified
    On Demand Video - Translation and Interpreting in Healthcare - Patient Care in the 21st Century
    On Demand Video - Improve your Cross-Cultural Communication Skills - Cultural Diversity in the 21st Century
    On Demand Video - Introduction to Telephone Interpreting - A 21st Century Profession

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    The Interpreter training package includes three interpreting related training (and according videos after the training) and three videos.

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  • Target audience
    Public service interpreters who have recently begun their career in the public sector as well as translators and interpreters thinking about venturing into public service interpreting
    Learning objectives
    Give guidance on how to progress your career as a public service interpreter in the UK
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    Public Service Interpreter's Reality
    Starting to build your client base
    Charging structure advice
    Typical assignments
    Raising your profile
    NRPSI revisited, what is the future of NRPSI?
    Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
    Build your own glossary
    Public Service Interpreter's Resources
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    • Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

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    • Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
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    • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
    • Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

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