Skills training for Communication Support Workers

In Birmingham

£ 119 VAT inc.


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A programme of three training days which are aimed at enhancing CSWs language processing and coping strategies together with English to BSL and BSL to English interpreting skills.




Birmingham (Worcestershire)
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Rectory Court, Old Rectory Lane, Alvechurch, B48 7SX
Timetable: 3 x 1 day courses 30th March - 1st April 2015


30 Mar 1970Now taking bookings

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this course looks at the way you interpret and helps you to improve your current interpreting Skills

The course is open to any CSW or Interpreter who wants to improve their current interpreting skills, in language processing, English to BSL and BSL to English

A programme of training days aimed at enhancing CSWs' language processing skills and coping strategies, English to BSL interpreting and BSL to English interpreting skills.

our tutors are experience interpreters as well as being tutors, they share their own experiences with the group to encourage development

Please contact Kim Dobbs, Training Administrator to request an application form.

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Byron Campbell

Byron Campbell


Byron is a qualified interpreter working for Sign Solutions as Head Interpreter. He is an experienced tutor who will be the lead tutor on our Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting courses commencing in 2011.

Course programme

A programme of training days aimed at enhancing CSWs' language processing skills and coping strategies, English to BSL interpreting and BSL to English interpreting.

Lead Tutor: Byron Campbell (RSLI)

This programme of three training days will focus on the processes and skills required for interpreting between two languages.

The training would suit any working communication support worker wanting to improve/develop their ability to interpret more effectively and efficiently between two languages.

Day One: Will look at the many processes involved in working between two languages and why the task can be complex and demanding, also exploring some of the theories and models around interpreting and the range of strategies for coping with difficulties that may arise when interpreting. This will supply the building blocks for days two and three.

Fee: £50 including VAT.

Dates: Monday 30th March 2015

Day Two: Is aimed at enhancing CSWs’ voice over skills and will look at a variety of skills required to function effectively such as intonation, pacing and characterisation.

Fee: £45 including VAT.

Dates: Tuesday 31st March 2015

Day Three: Will focus specifically on the skill of interpreting from spoken English into BSL, and will include a review of basic BSL linguistic structures.

Fee: £45 including VAT.

Dates: Wednesday 1st April 2015

Both Day Two and Day Three will also cover some of the common problems that interpreters encounter and how to overcome them. A range of training materials will be used in order to highlight specific areas for development and to assist learners in improving their skills in this aspect of interpreting.

All participants attending Day Two and/or Day Three will receive a DVD with clips and exercises to practice at home.

The training will be held at our premises in Alvechurch, Birmingham.

Book day 1 and either day 2 or 3 and receive a 10% discount

Book all 3 days and receive a 15% discount

To request further information, please contact Training

on 0843 178 0776 or at

Additional information

Byron is an experience tutor and working interpreter with a wealth of knowledge to share.  All course participants recommend him highly :-)

Skills training for Communication Support Workers

£ 119 VAT inc.