I have worked as a fully qualified interpreter and translator since 2006 and as a tutor, delivering interpreter/translator training since 2009. I also invigilate exams for the IoLet.
* In 2011, my first D.P.S.I. class achieved the highest pass rate in the UK, thus winning the Nuffield Trophy from the Institute of Linguists.
* In 2012, I won the Corsellis Prize for the best individual D.P.S.I. Health exam result from the Institute of Linguists.
* For the last three years, I have delivered CPD lectures throughout the UK.
* I am an external verifier for “One Awards”
My qualifications include:
2010 – Level 7 Diploma in Translation, with specialisations in Law and Business from Chartered Institute of Linguists.
2010 – Level 7 Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Teesside University
2012 – Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (Health) from Chartered Institute of Linguists: 4 distinctions, 1 merit
2007 – Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (English Law) from Chartered Institute of Linguists: 4 distinctions, 1 pass.
2013 – Cambridge TKT TEFL qualification.
2011 - Paralegal certificate from O.T.C., London
2006 – Level 3 Introduction to Advanced Community Interpreting, from N.O.C.N
2008 - Level 3 Interpreting in the Sexual Health setting, from N.O.C.N.
2014 – Level 2 Certificate in Equality & Diversity from N.C.F.E.
2010 - MHFA Mental health training from Tees, Esk & Wear Valley Foundation Trust.
2010 - UKBA Interpreting Skills from Home Office/Chartered Institute of Linguists
I am a member of:
The Chartered Institute of Linguists,
The Institute of Teachers
The International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters,
The Association of Police & Court Interpreters
The National Register of Public Service Interpreters (Number 13515)
The Association of Community Interpreters