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A 10-session practical course for experienced translators who are preparing to sit the DipTrans exams. You’ll complete 10 written translation assignments and receive feedback from a qualified tutor in your language combination and direction.

What You Will Learn

The 10 translation assignments cover all 3 exam units. You will complete translations of 4 general papers and 6 semi-specialised papers – one per topic (see topics below).

During each Skype tutorial, your tutor will provide oral feedback on your translations, allowing you to improve your technique, accuracy and readability.

Course Schedule

Enrolments are open all year-round. This course can be completed within 3 months.

We recommend you start this course at least 3 months before your chosen exam date. For example, to sit the exam in April, start this course in January.

Student Testimonials

I am delighted to let you know that I have passed the last unit of my exam! I will receive my DipTrans certificate on the 28th of June 2024.
Thank you so much for helping me through this journey. Manuela has been a great tutor! She is always very patient and I have learnt a lot during her lessons. My biggest take away from this course has to do with my specialisation. Thanks to my tutor I realised that technology is a good field of specialisation for me and I am really grateful for that.
In short, I consider your DipTrans resit program an excellent preparatory course.
I can definitely say that this resit course has met my expectations.

Giulia FerroDipTrans Resit Course - English into Italian

Overall, I rate this course as Very Good. It was very easy to complete this course from home and the structure of the course was clear and effective. Very pleased with the way in which my tutor Phil gave feedback and discussed my work, enabling me to hone my skills as a translator, specifically for the DipTrans exam.

Jennifer MilneFrench into English

Very good course. I would highly recommend it.

My tutor Phil Muriel was excellent. You could tell he was an experienced interpreter and translator who also understood what the examiner would be looking for. I highly recommend him.

Joe FarrenFrench into English

I was very satisfied with this course. Marta is a fantastic teacher - very helpful, patient and experienced. She was very understanding and flexible when it came to scheduling our skype feedback sessions.

Sylwia LutekEnglish into Polish

I massively enjoyed the course. The tutor was very professional and helpful and I feel I hugely benefited from taking these classes. I especially liked the individual approach that allowed to focus on my specific goals and discuss the questions I had in details. As a result, I felt very confident and well-prepared during the exam. Thank you so much!

Elena VainaEnglish into Russian

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