Instructor Biography - Dragan Cvejic
Dragan qualified for the interpreting profession in 1994, when he was awarded a DPSI from the Institute of Linguists.
He has been working as a public service interpreter and translator since than.
He was a registered as a NRPSI interpreter from 1994 to 2002.
In 1999 he started teaching DPSI, first at CINTRA and continued with Hertfordshire Interpreting services, Milton Keynes Community Language Service and some other small interpreting providers.
In 2000 he became the Institute of Linguists’ exam setter and examiner for DPSI (Serbian) and worked there until 2013.
In 2002 he was elected Board member-director of the Institute of Linguists and was in that position until 2013.
In 2004/05 he completed his postgraduate training at Middlesex University, where he completed the course Trainer for DPSI.
In 2006 Dragan designed and started delivering his own DPSI course at the University of Northampton. Three years later, in 2009, with help form the IT team at the university, he designed and launched the course adapted to distance learning principles with compulsory workshops. This course was so successful that in one particular year we had 112 candidates.
He designed the first certified VATI (Video and Telephone interpreting) course in 2013 for the holders of the DPSI as a part of their professional development.
Continuation of the distance learning DPSI course is updated and provided now by the CambridgeIntrain (Cambridge Interpreters Training), as well as the professional development VATI and the Introduction to Public Service Interpreting course. This course was provided and delivered in association with the Global language.
~ Svetlana Harding