Employing People and Managing Staff

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Who is it for?

Are you a Professional Interpreter working in the industry for many years, with a solid reputation looking to move your career forward? If you have answered ‘yes’ then the Business Skills for Expert Linguists suite of courses is for you.

As an expert linguist you have got excellent language skills and experience in running your own business as a freelancer.  In order to progress your career to the next level you will need to develop further skills to support that development.  This course looks at how to start employing others in your business – one of the key issues in expanding your business.

What jobs will I be able to do?

  • Team Leader
  • Project Manager
  • Business Owner


When can I start?

You can start the course today – why not sign up now?  

How long does it take?

The average length of time taken is 6-10 hours.

Are there any requirements?

You will not need any special requirements to take this course, all you will require is an internet connection and basic computer skills.

What will I learn?

Employing People and Staff Management for Expert Linguists  will provide you with the information you need to decide if employing staff is right for you.  This course explores the issues involved in the different options available for staffing your business, your responsibility as an employer and the issues that you will face in managing staff.  This course is comprised of practical activities and useful information for any linguist looking at expanding a business by taking staff on.

This course is part of the Business Skills for Expert Linguists suite of courses.

What support will I have?

  • Personalised Individual Learning Plan
  • Career Guidance
  • High quality course online course materials
  • Optional one-to-one mentoring support via phone, email and online
  • Affiliate Membership with ISL (when available)
  • Access to regular webinars and workshops
  • 24-hour access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
  • Guidance and support from you assigned, qualified Assessor

How will you assess me?

Employing People and Staff Management for Expert Linguists is vocational, which means that you will be assessed by demonstrating your ability to do the job through various assignments.

How do I apply?

Register your interest by completing the form below

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