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Council of Europe Interpretation/Translation Exam or Cert
Thread poster: Natalia Gorobinskaya

Natalia Gorobinskaya  Identity Verified
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Mar 17, 2009

Hello All,

Hope you can help me with my search. I've been told that Council of Europe helds exams in translation and/or interpretation skills. I have several years of freelance translating and was looking into gaining an official qualification since I don't have any linguistic education in translation and in interpreting if possible. It would be ideal if they had some preparation courses as well.

If you know anything about these exams, I would appreciate getting some info or references to the resources.

Thank you!
Natasha


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Williamson  Identity Verified
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No certification. Mar 18, 2009

http://www.coe.int/
AFAIK, the Council of Europe's HR.dept only organizes exams for staff-positions.
However, the COE has established a European language portfolio, which determines your level of knowledge of a certain language:
http://www.coe.int/T/DG4/Portfolio/?L=E&M=/main_pages/levels.html
They do not organise certification exams.


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Tomás Cano Binder, CT  Identity Verified
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Other options Mar 18, 2009

Natalia Gorobinskaya wrote:
I have several years of freelance translating and was looking into gaining an official qualification since I don't have any linguistic education in translation and in interpreting if possible. It would be ideal if they had some preparation courses as well.


You might want to explore other certification options:
- American Translator's Association
- Chartered Institute of Linguists


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