Getting certified as a translator is one of the best ways to attract better clients and higher rates. This post gives you seven possibilities for getting certified or qualified as a translator.
Translator Training Articles
Wondering whether you’re ready for the CIOL Diploma in Translation exam? Avoid making the mistake described in this article to save time and money.
How to get DipTrans past papers for the IoLET Diploma in Translation exam. And free mock Spanish-to-English DipTrans exam papers.
Accredited translators generate more trust among their customers. Find out your options for translation accreditation, to get more work.
Methods freelance translators have used to showcase their talent when sending us their CVs. Knowing them will help you have more success with agencies.
Get the gossip on the DipTrans exam 2020 and find out what was in the Spanish-to-English exam papers.
Unsure about the best post-graduate translation qualification? This guide to the MA in Translation Studies and the CIOL DipTrans is for you.
Find great content on translator training with this index of all our articles. Topics: Spanish-to-English translation, DipTrans exam, specialisation, pricing, software . . .
The 2020 IoLET Diploma in Translation exam into English is on 21 January. This article will help you make a DipTrans study plan for the exam.
The 2019 DipTrans exam, run by the CIoL, took place in Spanish to English on 15 Jan 2019. This article will tell you about what was in the papers, with tips for 2020.
The pass rate for the IoL Diploma in Translation in Spanish to English hovers around 25%. Find out why I failed, to help you pass.
Business Planning for Freelance Translators explains why it’s better to plan your freelance business based on facts and not instincts.
10 things freelance translators can do to make sure they’re desirable collaborators for translation agencies.
Preparing for the IoLET DipTrans exam unit 3E Social Science? Here is an overview of what to expect, with handy tips and reference sources.
Need help choosing a CAT tool? Here are 10 basics to help you make the right investment. (CAT = computer-aided translation).
Gwenydd Jones describes her personal experience of sitting and resitting the Diploma in Translation (DipTrans) exam offered by the Chartered Institute of Linguists.
New to translation and reading about how you should specialise? Not sure how? Read on for tips on how to develop your own specialist fields.
Looking for DipTrans past papers? I’ve created this mock general DipTrans past paper for Spanish-to-English translators.
Preparing for the DipTrans exam? Don’t miss this review of the Advanced Spanish-to-English Translation Course by The Translator’s Studio.
Preparing to sit the CIoL Diploma in Translation? This article outlines the translation challenges of DipTrans paper 1, the general paper. It’ll help you in your preparations to sit the exam.
To become a full-time professional translator, a language degree is a good starting point. But where do you go from there? This article will point you in the right direction on getting experience, and thinking about specialisation and further qualifications.
This article describes 9 favourite mistakes among trainees on my Advanced Spanish-to-English Translation Course with DipTrans Preparation. How many do you make?
SEO translation is in increasing demand among translation clients. This article explains the process to follow to train to be an SEO translator.
Want the lowdown on the Spanish-to-English DipTrans exam 2018? Read this post by an ex-trainee on our DipTrans preparation course.
Trainees on my DipTrans course worry about what to do if they don’t understand in the IoLET Diploma in Translation. This article will help.
This article will tell you where to find free quality translations to help you practise for the Institute of Linguists Diploma in Translation.
Discover how translators on my Diploma in Translation online course improve their proofreading, to be the translator every agency pursues.
This article will help you think about the best study program for you. Before you commit to your Spanish translation qualification.
Find out about the papers from the DipTrans exam 2017. Discover strategies my course trainees used in the Diploma in Translation exam.