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WFD-WASLI International Sign Interpreter Accreditation

 

The WFD-WASLI International Sign Interpreter Accreditation is a joint initiative of the WFD and WASLI that exists to meet the increasing demand of International Sign Interpretation in the international arena. It aims to fulfil the following:

  • Set, maintain and promote standards in International Sign Interpretation
  • Promote a quality-assurance system for credentialing practitioners
  • Maintain a register of WFD-WASLI Accredited International Sign Interpreters

The call for application is open once a year. There is a processing fee* of €150 and €330 for applications from developing countries and non-developing countries respectively. The accreditation is valid up to 5 years.

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*The processing fee is payable upon submission of the application for the Accreditation. All processing fees are non-refundable. Successful applicants will receive confirmation by letter from the WFD within eight (8) weeks of application submission. Upon completion of the assessment process, successful applicants will receive:

  • A laminated ID card with their name and photograph showing their IS interpreter recognition status
  • A certificate of accreditation 
  • Name and contact number of Accreditees will be added to a directory that will be featured on the WFD and WASLI webpages