I received this by email from the Institute of Translation and Interpreting so I thought I'd share with you all:
Book now and get your career off to a flying start
If you are new to the translation industry, ITI's Setting Up as a Freelance Translator course will give you all the skills, knowledge and confidence you'll need to hit the ground running and ensure your future success.
Now running for its 10th time, hundreds of fledgeling translators have benefited from this course and launched successful careers as a result.
What you will learn
✓ Identify your strengths and get useful hints on how and where to find work
✓ The benefits of using social media and networking to promote yourself
✓ The practicalities of working from home
✓ The benefits of developing a specialism
✓ How to produce a translator-specific CV
✓ How to produce a professional quote and invoice
✓ How to ensure you get paid on time
✓ Skills for developing a realistic business plan
How you will learn
The course comprises more than 20 hours of live webinars, online discussions and practical activities. You will receive tailored feedback from eight practising translators who have all successfully launched their own freelance career.
Every webinar is recorded, so if you are unable to attend a live session you can listen to it anytime. You will also be able to record 30 hours of CPD by attending this course.
What previous attendees have said.
"The SUFT course has given me all the confidence and tools I need to get started as a freelance translator.” Bianca Dare
“If you have just graduated or you want to have some sound advice on what to do next, register for SUFT! You won’t regret it” Puerto Baker
"If anyone is considering doing this course, consider it no longer! It's a no-brainer - the small investment you make in the course fees will have a huge return" Lucy Findlay
The course starts on Tuesday 11th September and cost £349 for ITI members and £499 for Non-Members. For more information and dates of all the sessions, click here.
Places are filling up fast. To book please complete the application form and email to Ann Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org