There are a great many benefits of chartership – not only to the chartered professional, but also in the public interest. See below for how chartership can benefit you as a practising language professional.
Top five benefits of Chartership
1. Enhanced professional recognition
Chartership is the gold standard for practising linguists and will reinforce your professionalism.
2. Parity with other professionals
Be valued alongside other chartered professionals.
3. Public recognition
Chartership is a badge of quality and competence and will inpsire confidence in users of language services.
A commitment to Continuing Professional Development; to maintain high professional standards.
Chartership helps you stand out from the crowd and increase your professional profile.
Chartered Linguists can use the designation CL or Chartered Linguist, with the option of stating a specialism*:
- CL (Translator)
- CL (Interpreter)
- CL (Education)
- CL (Language Specialist)
Chartered Linguists will be listed on the CL register from the day of registration until 31 August each year, when they will be invited to re-register. For CIOL members this will form part of the annual invitation to renew their membership.
*Specific criteria must be met