Business / Workplace training

Recorded training

Working with Deaf Professionals – Power & Privilege

Cost from £25

BSL interpreted

Based on research from 2010, Caron Wolfenden will explore the highs and lows of working with Deaf professionals.  Looking at a variety of settings, Caron will discuss the interpersonal and intrapersonal dynamics around working with clients in their professional domains and how we can seek to have positive working relationships.  After all, we all want to enjoy our work, don’t we?

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Working with agencies to achieve and maintain professional standards

Cost from £25

Are you feeling the pressure from agencies to reduce your fees or working conditions? Does it have to be a ‘them and us’ scenario? How can we work together to ensure professional standards and a sustainable, quality service are maintained? What benefit could accreditation of agencies bring?

What better way is there to sum up this webinar than with this learner reflection:

“I think we are in uncertain times, and sometimes you have to ride the storm. We can all work together. we should all be doing webinars like this to share experiences as a collective which makes us stronger”

Join Brett and Linguistpd for constructive ways to work with agencies.

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Reversing the Race to the Bottom: Exploring the Commoditisation of BSL Interpreting and Effective Responses

Cost from £25

Several recent market changes have impacted the BSL interpreting profession and associated professions, threatening to or succeeding in diminishing wages and working terms and conditions of interpreters.
As a result, Interpreters are retraining and leaving the profession. But what can be done about this seeming race to the bottom? Don’t miss this webinar to hear some proposed responses.
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Supervision for Professionals Working with Deaf People

Cost from £25

Are you a registered or trainee interpreter/STTR/Notetaker/lipspeaker? Have you been considering the value of individual/group supervision but wonder if it’s worth the time and money? Well now’s your chance to find out if it’s for you!

Having qualified with the Diploma in Supervision, Omoyele will be sharing her expertise and applying her learning from the course to all types of professionals on the NRCPD register (trainee and qualified). She will also be covering the benefits of and what to expect from both individual supervision and group supervision.

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The World Wide Web — Interpreting with Web Designers & Developers

Cost from £25

Are you entangled in the world wide web when interpreting for web designers/developers? Interpreted for clients who are are back-end or front-end developers, web designers or digital content editors and would like to understand a bit more of the terminology they use? Want to pick up some tips for your setting up/enhancing your own website?

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Business Clinic

Cost from £25

So you’re a great interpreter but how hot are your business skills? Are you challenged by a competitive climate? How do you handle negotiations with agencies or clients? Sue shares her years of experience as a lawyer linguist as well as some insights into the spoken language interpreting profession in this webinar.

Structured CPD Points: 2

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‘I was only joking!’ – Interpreting humour in workplace settings

Cost from £25

As one of Dr Dickinson’s research participants notes, ‘The ‘…quick jokey comments, ‘in- jokes’ and asides’ are ‘…a vital part of making the Deaf person feel a part of the team’.  Workplace humour can make relationships, enhance career opportunities and make the 9-5 that much more pleasurable.

However, it’s not easy to interpret. What strategies can we employ to deal with the differences between Deaf and Hearing humour? What is the play frame and how do we communicate that to our Deaf client? Dr Dickinson covers this and so much more in her 2 hour webinar.

Structured CPD Points: 2

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Online course

Recorded training

GDPR as a Freelancer – Are you Compliant?

Cost from £30

As well as video lectures from our marketing expert, Poppi Hallett and our Owner & Founder, Wendy Ledeux, you’ll have templates which you can adapt to help you towards legal compliance. We answer questions you’ve asked about GDPR and give you exercises to make sure you understand what you’re learning.

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