This course takes place online

Video Interpreting – Perspectives from The UK, The US & France

This course is delivered by: Wendy Ledeux , Kellyeanne Norrod & Aurelia Nana Gassa Gonga,

Perhaps now more than ever, we are aware of how technology enables us to work nationally and internationally without leaving our front doors.

Hear from your fellow interpreters in France, the US and the UK about how the video relay industries in their countries began and what impacts their practice in more recent times.

In our UK section, we discuss how COVID has affected video relay interpreting and individual interpreters, and how you can adapt to the future working landscape.

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Learning outcomes: 

In this online course you will:

  1. Learn about the video interpreting market and how it is funded in the UK, US and France
  2. Learn how the COVID19 pandemic has initially affected remote & video relay interpreting in the UK.
  3. Hear advice from an experienced VRS/Remote Interpreter regarding developing yourself further in this field and adapting to its future
  4. Examine some pros and cons of video relay interpreting when used in police settings.

Course details

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    £ 25

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    1.5+ points

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What your colleagues have said about this course:

"The presentations were professional but informal and so it felt like chatting to friends and colleagues. Lots of issues raised and interesting to compare cultures and see how far things have moved on. There is still lots to do and the more we learn the better the service can be for everyone." - Helen

"Real views from professionals working in the sector."

"Gave a good insight to the problems facing video interpreting and what groundwork to undertake before going into this area of interpreting."

"Very informative and vital piece of training given the current working climate."