CIOL Training

Webinars for language professionals

Every month we offer new webinars on a variety of topics, free for all to attend as part of the support we are offering to the languages profession. Presented by experts in their fields, they give language professionals the opportunity to update and broaden their skills. These webinars are recorded and then uploaded to the CIOL webinar library (scroll down for the link to access the webinar library).

Upskilling to become a professionally DPSI qualified interpreter

Friday 26 November 2021
With Sue Leschen
3pm –4pm UK time
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Translating for the fashion industry

Friday 3 December 2021
With Katherine Hornsby 
11am –12pm UK time

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Zingword:How we are building an equitable platform for translators

Thursday 9 December 2021
With Zingword
11am –12pm UK time

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The CIA Perspective

Friday 10 December 2021
With James Bore 
11am –12pm UK time

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Swearing blindly: Interpreting and translating taboo words 

Friday 17 December 202
With Darinka Mangino
2:00pm –3:30pm UK time

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What does the future hold for Translators and Interpreters 

Friday 7 January 2022
With Judy Jenner 
3:30pm –4:30pm UK time

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Working with a Translation Agency and Standing Out as a Freelance Linguist

Friday 4 February 2022
With Ilenia Goffredo
11am–12pm UK time

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Interpreting for the Olympics: Remote Interpreting making strides 

Friday 18 February 2022
With Jessie Liu
15:45–16:45pm UK time

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Language professionals working in-house and freelance

Friday 4 March 2022
Yelena McCafferty
11:00–12:00pm UK time

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Emoticons, emojis, smileys and stickers, oh my! What is an interpreter to do?

Friday 18 March 2022
Dr. Holly Silvestri
14:00–15:00pm UK time

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Webinar library - exclusive to members

As a major benefit of membership, CIOL members have exclusive use of our library of over 120 training videos, free of charge, to support you in your CPD activities and to enhance your professional learning. Recordings of our new webinars will be added to the library each month. Once you have logged in, you can view the library here.

Over the coming months, we will be adding more functionality to the library make it easier to find videos relevant to you.

Other workshops

Through relationships with leading Higher Education institutions, CIOL is able to widen access for its members to a range of excellent training opportunities.

CenTraS one-day professional translation courses 2021

UCL logo

UCL is pleased to offer a 10% discount for CIOL members on their one-day courses.

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London Metropolitan University Short Courses

CIOL members are able to benefit from a discount on selected London Met short summer courses.

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Online events

Our networks run a wide range of online events that you can attend for CPD. Please contact us if you have an idea for an event, topics and/or speakers.