A bridge between languages
Bridge is an innovative, not for profit, community interest Company. Our ethos is to provide a high quality, professional and confidential interpreting and translation service.
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As an accredited recognised training centre for Ascentis and TQUK and an exam centre for the Chartered Institute of Linguists, Bridge can offer nationally and internationally recognised qualifications in a variety of subject areas ranging from the popular TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting (RQF) 16 credits to the Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (Law Option), including our bespoke Advanced Medical Interpreting.

Bridge is also a national training partner for Capita Translation and Interpreting (TI). Capita (TI) is the national provider for translation and interpreting services for the Ministry of Justice contract but specialises also in the Health and Local and Central Government sector. We offer Capita’s registered linguists a full range of Continuous Professional Development training courses. These include revision workshops for the CIoL qualifications - the Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (Law Option), and the Diploma in Police Interpreting, workshops on Mental Health awareness or Safeguarding, and many more! Check out our training page for further details. All our CPD workshops are now endorsed by TQUK which means that all CPD participants will receive a certificate and a Bridge CPD record.

Interpreting

All our interpreters are highly qualified, skilled and experienced professionals following a strict Code of Conduct. They all hold a valid enhanced DBS and are trained to provide a completely confidential and impartial service.

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Translation

We provide a translation service which has the highest quality assurance procedures possible.

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Training

Bridge is a recognised accredited training centre for Ascentis and the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL). We offer nationally recognised qualifications ranging from the Level 3 Certificate in Community Interpreting to the Level 6 Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) and Diploma in Police Interpreting (DPI), including the first Advanced Medical Interpreting course in the North East of England, internally designed by Bridge. We are also extremely proud to announce that from September 2015, we will be introducing the NEW Ascentis Level 4 Certificate in Community Interpreting. And there is more! A full list of our training courses can be found on our TRAINING page.

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