ISL APPROVED AS PAIT CPD PROVIDER

Accredited training specialist, the International School of Linguists Limited (ISL) is the first such company to secure PAIT approval for its police CPD training courses. Through the Police Approved Interpreters and Translators (PAIT) scheme, interpreters and translators who hold the required vetting, qualifications and experience will be approved by Leicestershire Police to undertake police assignments…

Microblog: Theft

Welcome to our new series of micro-blogs. In these posts, we will highlight the key messages that came out of our live CPD events to bring to you an idea of the types of content we cover. This week, we have a guest reviewer – Kate Ong, a current Level 6 Diploma in Community Interpreting…

Offences involving drugs

How many of the interpreters out here within our community have been asked to attend a police assignment on the topic of drugs in the last six months? How about in the last three months? Or even in the last month or week? Offences involving drugs is one of the most frequently requested assignments where…

Modern Challenges of Public Service Interpreters

The interpreting industry is changing. Watch our video and see what key challenges interpreters of this decade face! To find our more about how we can help you overcome these challenges, call us on 0203 475 7771 or email info@islinguists.com.

What is NRPSI?

Our customers often ask us about the National Register of Public Service Interpreters – what it is and whether to join. This is a brief overview to help you understand the background and purpose of the organization. Imagine that one of your family members is abroad, in a country where people speak a completely different…

Microblog: Introduction to Offensive Weapons

Welcome to our new series of micro-blogs. In these posts, we will highlight the key messages that came out of our live CPD events to bring to you an idea of the types of content we cover. Introduction to Offensive Weapons Delivered by Martyn Mordecai, a highly experienced trainer and former police officer. He spent…

Micro-blog: The Secret to Simultaneous Interpreting

Welcome to our new series of micro-blogs. In these posts, we will highlight the key messages that came out of our live CPD events to bring to you an idea of the types of content we cover. The Secret to Simultaneous Interpreting Delivered by Mirjana Novakovic, a highly qualified and experienced Level 6 Serbian interpreter.…

Micro-blog: Introduction to Domestic Violence

Welcome to our new series of micro-blogs. We understand that many of you may be preparing for your DPSI exams, or have recently completed your qualifications and are looking for some additional resources to give you more confidence in your assignments. In these posts, we will highlight the key messages that came out of our…

Micro-blog: Introduction to Drink Driving

Welcome to our new series of micro-blogs. We understand that many of you may be preparing for your DPSI exams, or have recently completed your qualifications and are looking for some additional resources to give you more confidence in your assignments. In these posts, we will highlight the key messages that came out of our…

National Police Language Services Update – May 2021

Mark Lewis, who is in charge of Language Services procurement for the Police, hosted a couple of very informative sessions on PAIT for ISL on 7th and 8th of June. For updates on the framework, please see the link to the regular newsletter below. This month, the newsletter looks at: Procurement UpdatePAIT Scheme UpdatePAIT Go…

18 months ago….

18 months ago seems like a lifetime nowadays. So much has changed. The way people work, what they do – there’s a whole new ’normal’. People and businesses alike have had to adapt their entire practices in order to be able to continue, forge ahead and succeed. Why specifically 18 months? Well, that’s when ISL…