The IoLET Affiliate grade is for linguists who are preparing for and/or intending to register for one of the following IoLET professional examinations:
- Diploma in Translation (DipTrans)
- Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI)
- Diploma in Police Interpreting (DPI)
Support as you prepare for your IoLET examination
- Examiners' Reports
- Past and sample papers
- Source texts (DipTrans)
- A series of seminar documents (DipTrans) plus resources for the DPSI
A free digital copy of The Linguist, CIOL's professional journal issued six times a year
You'll be part of a respected professional network of practising linguists; on completion of your IoLET qualification you can upgrade to an Associate (ACIL). IoLET graduates who meet the criteria for full Member will be eligible to upgrade to this higher level.
Continuing Professional Development
IoLET Affiliates can participate in a range of sector specific CPD events offered by CIOL and its professional divisions. IoLET Affiliates can also access a range of CPD webinars through CIOL partner organisation eCPD Webinars, benefitting from a special member discount.
IoLET Affiliates will be eligible to join one or more of CIOL's professional divisions – Translating, Interpreting or BPG (Business, Professions and Government) which provide unique face-to-face networking events and online forums.
What does it cost?
IoLET Affiliate membership costs £25.00 for a 12 month period from the date your membership is activated.
When can I join?
You may apply at any time. Your membership will be active for 12 months. You must be in CIOL membership in order to enter for your IoLET examination(s).
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If you are already a CIOL member in another grade, you can apply for IoLET examinations quoting your existing CIOL membership number (excludes Student Affiliates).
Please read our IoLET Affiliate FAQs