Interpreting & CSW workshops

CPD Training for Interpreters and other Language Service Professionals

In house BSL Interpreter

The following is a selection of the Professional CPD Courses that Remark! offer to ensure BSL interpreters can continuously develop and are prepared for different domains and situations.

At our offices in Central London and online via Zoom, we provide structured CPD training for BSL interpreters that is NRCPD approved. NRCPD regulations require 24 hours of CPD activity per year, 12 hours of which are to be structured CPD.

We take professional development seriously, and we hold ourselves to high standards of training quality.

If you are interested in being registered for any upcoming workshops please click the button below or email

Developing International Signing (Part 2)

  • Date: 11th & 12th September 2021
  • Time: 10am - 4pm
  • Cost: £190
  • Venue:  Online, Zoom
  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI
  • 12 CPD points


This workshop aims to expand participants' use of their visual language strategies and be able to grasp a working knowledge of International Sign (IS). The workshop will look at the fundamental concepts and strategies of using IS and challenge participants in tasks that reflect real-life situations.
Starting with the basics of using it as a contact language, participants will move on to learn translation and interpreting strategies with people from other cultural and language backgrounds.
Tutor: Gavin Lilley

Interpreting in Medical Settings

  • Date: 16th October 2021
  • Time: 10am - 4pm
  • Cost: £95
  • Venue: Zoom
  • Suitable for: TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points


This course is aimed at interpreters who have experience of working in medical settings or those looking to improve their knowledge base before starting work in this domain. The course will be delivered using a combination of presentations, role-plays, group discussions and Q & A sessions. Some sessions of this course will be conducted in English and some in BSL.

Tutor: Stephanie Cobb

Interpreting in a Funeral Setting

  • Date: 20th November 2021
  • Time: 10am - 4pm
  • Cost: £90
  • Venue:  Remark!
  • Suitable for: RSLI & RSLT
  • 6 CPD points


The training will be given by two award-winning experts in the field, a Civil Celebrant and a Priest, working together to deliver training that encompasses a range of funeral ceremonies.

It will include developing skills and strategies for handling the language of a funeral and you will discuss funeral coping strategies as a professional and as an individual.

Tutors: Gill Behenna & David Miles

Ethics Workshop

  • Date: 13th November 2021
  • Time: 10am - 2pm
  • Cost: £70
  • Venue:  Online via Zoom
  • Suitable for: CSW & TSLI & RSLI
  • 6 CPD points


The aim of this session is to cover in detail all the questions you want to know about ethics but were too worried to ask! This workshop will start from the basics including, 'What are ethics?' followed by a more in-depth look at the different ethical framework, such as; teleology, deontology, and virtue.

This workshop will also enfold the current codes of conduct and ethics for NRCPD and RBSLI and will give an overview of ethical dilemmas, actions and inactions whilst covering the principle of permissible harm/least harm in each situation. Lastly this course will comprise of ethical thought experiments and how ethics relates to BSL interpreters.

Tutors: Jason Bell

Student Love


BSL/English Interpreter

I recently attended an International Sign Language workshop with Remark! taught by Gavin. The workshop was over two days and was so interesting and valuable. Remark! were so helpful and organised, I would highly recommend their workshops and will certainly be booking another in the near future!

If you are interested in being registered for any upcoming workshops please click the button below or email