Interpreting careers

In response to demand for its innovative new online Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting (CCI) qualification, TLS Learn has introduced the option to pay for the qualification in instalments. This will make paying for the online preparation course and exam much easier for those who want to become qualified as a public service interpreter […]

While many parts of the UK economy have been hit hard and there is a jobs crisis looming as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, there are still areas in which there are skills gaps that desperately need to be filled. The Government is looking at a range of interventions including funding vocational education to […]

TLS Learn, a new career development website for public service interpreters, has been launched by one of the UK’s leading language services providers, The Language Shop. The site is designed to bring together the ‘best in class’ development opportunities for those looking to start, progress or develop a career as a public service interpreter, making […]

TLS, the new career development website for public service interpreters brought to you by The Language Shop, is proud to announce the launch of a brand new ‘virtual’ exam-only Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting (CCI) qualification.

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought into focus the fundamental role that public service key workers play in our society. Social distancing and lockdown measures have also highlighted the importance of human interaction and communication, especially when it comes to vulnerable people in difficult circumstances. There have been calls from the sign language sector to ensure […]

Simona Hodor (DPSI NRPSI RPSI MCIL CL) is a Romanian interpreter based in Romford. She shared her career journey with us.

If you are bilingual or multilingual, you might assume that the job of being an interpreter is an easy one. However, if you were to observe an interpreter at work you would quickly see that the role is about so much more than the language they speak.

Public service interpreters enjoy an extremely varied and richly rewarding role. But you may be wondering – what does it involve?