Working languages:
English to Portuguese
French to Portuguese
Portuguese to English

Andreia Pedro
Your Portuguese Connection

Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 01:19 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese
User message
Tailor-made words for tailor-made businesses
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Medical (general)Medical: Health Care

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 17, Questions asked: 27
Project History 1 projects entered

Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Translation education Other - IoL
Experience Years of experience: 15. Registered at Mar 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (Chartered Institute of Linguists)
Portuguese to English (Chartered Institute of Linguists)
Memberships N/A
Software Own database
CV/Resume CV available upon request
I provide Linguistic services from English and French into Portuguese and vice-versa. I am a European-Portuguese native. I am a DPSI holder, with specialization in Health. I also hold several other practical work-focused training courses in various areas as part of my pro-active self-study nature.

My work experience, before I committed to provide linguistic services, was in Portugal Telecom, working as a Sales & Administrative Assistant, during Expo'98 at PT Orient train/bus terminal branch, near the Parque das Nações (Nations Park), selling telecom products (all sorts) and crediting TMN customers mobiles at their request. One year later, I started working at TAP Airlines, also as an Administrative Assistant at an HR Dpt. and apart from all the other tasks my Supervisors expected from me, I also had access to the flights booking systems, which allowed me to book flights for Aircraft Maintenance Technicians for ordered aircraft Inspections. Furthermore I also provided hotel bookings wherever needed for working and pleasure trips for all of the staff.

I am currently working as a Public Services Interpreter for 4 UK companies, providing services for the Portuguese community in Hospitals, Clinics, Health centres and practices, dental practices, Social Services, Housing Associations, Schools, Medical Exams (DWP), I.A.S. In parallel I am also providing Private Interpreting services for other accesses for the Portuguese community such as Banks, Estate Agents and others. I also work as freelancer as a Telephone Interpreter providing services for the Department of Work and Pensions as well as for Her Majesty Revenue & Customs, adding to the NHS system, as well as for VISA INTERNATIONAL. Adding to that, I provide Translation work on a regular basis in several areas (Public Services, Health, Legal, Technical, Technology, Media & Marketing, Literary, products descriptions, correspondence, general) either for major language companies as for freelancer outsourcers.

More recently, between 2010 and 2011 I have performed for the National Construction College, in King's Lynn, at CPCS training and exams towards the European official certification of Portuguese construction workers.

I do not perform work as a Legal Interpreter AND I only provide Human Translations.

References are available on request.

BECAUSE I AM REGISTERED WITH SEVERAL COMPANIES and WEBSITES AND MY BULK OF WORK DOES NOT COME FROM ProZ I DON'T CHECK IT VERY OFTEN. Please email me or add me to your Skype (lusangloki0sk) for further info.


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Profile last updated
Aug 16, 2016

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