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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

PROCESS OF THE ACCREDITATION:

STAGE 1:
INITIAL REGISTER OF WFD-WASLI ACCREDITEES
STAGE 2:
REGISTER OF WFD-WASLI ACCREDITEES
ABOUT The first stage of the Accreditation involved providing approval to a group of experienced International Sign interpreters. The eligible interpreters comprised of a group of practitioners who have had experienced either working with the WFD and EUD at the UN, or in various international settings. The second stage of the Accreditation involves calling for new applications from practitioners who are interested in joining the list of WFD-WASLI Accreditees.
RELEVANT DOCUMENTS
PROCESSING FEE*  

€300

Reduced Fee
€150
(Applicants from developing countries):Regular Fee
€550
(Applicants from non-developing countries)
ACCREDITATION VALIDITY 5 years 3 years
APPLICATION TYPE AND PERIOD

By invitation only
August-September 2015

Open to all
Once a year starting September 2016

*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

 

The following individuals have been assessed by the WFD and WASLI Panel and meet the requirements of the standard WFD-WASLI International Sign Interpreter Recognition Interim Policy and Guidelines. Referred to as WFD-WASLI Accredited International Sign Interpreter, the Certificate of Accreditation is valid for five (5) years.

Names, Accreditation Numbers, Country and Email Address

Andrew John CarmichaelAndrew John Carmichael
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-001
Scotland
andycarmichael70@gmail.com
Bill (William Terry) MoodyBill William Terry Moody
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-002
USA
moodyterp@gmail.com
Bo Hårdell
Bo Hårdell
Deaf IS Interpreter
2016-122020-003
Denmark
bo@haardell.dk
Mrs Brigitte FrancoisBrigitte Francois
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-004
England
brigitte@sl-i-d.co.uk
Mrs. Carol Lee AquilineCarol Lee Aquiline
Deaf IS Interpreter
2016-122020-005
USA
claterp@gmail.com
Christopher Andrew StoneChristopher Andrew Stone
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-006
England
drcastone.interpreter
@gmail.com
Cynthia CaveCynthia Cave
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-007
Belgium
cincave@hotmail.com
Gerdinand-WagenaarGerdinand Wagenaar
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-008
Netherlands
talking.hands@mac.com
Jemina Melinda NapierJemina Melinda Napier
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-009
Scotland
jeminanapier@gmail.com
Bert Jonas Richard-KarlssonBert Jonas Richard Karlsson
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-010
Sweden
jonas@hctolk.se
Juan-Carlos DruettaJuan Carlos Druetta
Deaf IS Interpreter
2016-122020-011
Argentina
juan_druetta@yahoo.com.ar
Liz-Scott GibsonLiz Scott Gibson
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-012
Scotland
lizscottgibson@aol.com
Markus AroMarkus Aro
Deaf IS Interpreter
2016-122020-013
Finland
markus.aro@viparo.com
Maya de WitMaya de Wit
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-014
Netherlands
maya@tolkngt.nl
Nigel HowardNigel Howard
Deaf IS Interpreter
2016-122020-015
Canada
newoneworld@hotmail.com
Ramon WoolfeRamon Woolfe
Deaf IS Interpreter
2016-122020-016
England
ramon@dripmedia.tv
Robert Edward James AdamRobert Edward James Adam
Deaf IS Interpreter
2016-122020-017
England
rejadam@mac.com
Senan DunneSenan Dunne
Deaf IS Interpreter
2016-122020-018
Ireland
senandunne@mac.com
Susan Laura EmersonSusan Laura Emerson
Hearing IS Interpreter
2016-122020-019
Australia
slemerson87@gmail.com
Vivien BatoryVivien Batory
Deaf IS Interpreter
2016-122020-020
Denmark
vibiien@mac.com
Christopher TesterChristopher Tester
Deaf IS Interpreter
2017-122021-001
United States of America
tester.christopher@gmail.com
Lissa ZeviarLissa Zeviar
Hearing IS Interpreter
2017-122021-002
Netherlands
lissa@babygebaren.nl
Oliver PouliotOliver Pouliot
Hearing IS Interpreter
2017-122021-003
France
oliver@overseasinterpreting.com
The call for application is currently closed.