translator certification programs
Thread poster: Mimi7

Mimi7
Local time: 07:27
English to French
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Mar 16, 2003

I am looking for names of reputable programs which offer certification in translating. I have been translating for several years French/English and occasionally vice-versa due to dependable personal referrences; however, I would like to receive certification - preferrably somewhere that is reputable and affordable. (Sorry, I realize this question was posted last year and I cannot locate my notes on this topic).


Also, in your opinion, is an \"official\" certification \"needed\" or required in most countries? In the U.S., the \"requirements\" are often no more than having a few years of a language (which of course is not good, and is fuel for another entire topic!).


Thank you.

Lynelle


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xxxLia Fail  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 15:27
Spanish to English
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Institute of Linguists in London Mar 16, 2003

Very reputable.


As for certification, even if not legally required, it\'s hardly a bad thing for a translator to study translation, since ut is more than a question of language knowledge.


Also it\'s the way things are going. Right now in Ireland, there is so much interpreting in court going on that is dubious that quite a polemic has been raised...


I thinlk the days of the non-qualified translator are numbered..


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Suzanne Bernard
Local time: 10:27
English to French
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Certificate in Translation; en-fr, fr-en; Canada Mar 17, 2003

Hello, Lynelle,


Here\'s a certificate offered by the Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface, in Manitoba, via the Internet.


Le Certificat de traduction par Internet du CUSB

http://www.ustboniface.mb.ca/cusb/ctra/index.html


Certificate in Translation Internet Course List

http://www.ustboniface.mb.ca/cusb/ctra/cours_an.htm


Don\'t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions - I am currently completing my last course in this certificate.


Best,


Suzanne


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Mimi7
Local time: 07:27
English to French
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Thank you - very useful. Mar 17, 2003

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On 2003-03-17 00:44, SuzB wrote:

Hello, Lynelle,


Here\'s a certificate offered by the Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface, in Manitoba, via the Internet.


Le Certificat de traduction par Internet du CUSB

http://www.ustboniface.mb.ca/cusb/ctra/index.html


Certificate in Translation Internet Course List

http://www.ustboniface.mb.ca/cusb/ctra/cours_an.htm


Don\'t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions - I am currently completing my last course in this certificate.


Best,


Suzanne



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linjonsson
Portugal
Local time: 14:27
English to Swedish
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too bad I do not speak French;) Mar 26, 2003

Seems interesting.

If they had in any of my language combinations I would enroll!


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