CIOL Qualification Level 7 Diploma in Translation (DipTrans)

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About The Qualification

The CIOL Qualifications Level 7 Diploma in Translation is a professional qualification, set at postgraduate level. It is the gold standard for anyone wanting a career as a freelance translator or to work as a translator for international corporations worldwide and meets the need for a high-level professional translating qualification.

Benefits:

  • Ofqual-regulated, internationally recognised qualification
  • Improved career prospects
    • You will be entitled to:
    • Use the title DipTrans after your name
    • CIOL membership at the grade of IoLET Affiliate

Structure of the exam:The qualification is composed of three units:

Unit 01 - Written translation of a general text

Unit 02 - Written translation of a semi-specialised text in one of the following:

  • Technology
  • Business
  • Literature

Unit 03 - Written translation of a semi-specialised text in one of the following:

  • Science
  • Social science
  • Law

Dates: Exams take place annually in January.

The January exams take place on 18, 19 and 20 January 2022 and registration is now open until 30th September 2021. 

  • 18 January 2022: Unit 01 & Unit 02 English into Other Language only
  • 19 January 2022: Unit 01 & Unit 02 Other Language into English only
  • 20 January 2022: Unit 03 English into Other Language & Unit 03 Other Language into English

Cost: Candidates must pay exam fees and a centre fee. Fees are reviewed annually.

Exam fees 2022

  • Unit 01 Written translation of a general text: £415
  • Unit 02 Written translation of a semi-specialised text: £308
  • Unit 03 Written translation of a semi-specialised text: £308
  • Any two units booked together: £616
  • Full registration (all units): £616

Centre Enrolment fees 2022

  • Unit 01: £55
  • Unit 02: £55
  • Unit 03: £55
  • All 3 units: £165

How to apply: Please contact Sarah O’Neill on s.oneill@diversityni.co.uk or 02890473737 to receive an entry form. *Please note this is not a training course but a set of exams*