Workshops for the Community

Workshops for the Community

TTC Workshop Policy

Learn Translation & Interpreting with the TII Translation and Training Center!


The Translation and Training Center aims at promoting community development and building capacity in Qatar and the region through continuing education (professional development) opportunities in translation and interpreting.

The Center provides practicing translators, interpreters and communication specialists with opportunities to continue their professional development through specialized workshops that aim to enhance and expand skill sets and provide orientation in key technological innovations and new methodologies in the field of translation and interpreting. The Center offers both regular workshops and tailored workshops for the community throughout the academic year.

We are committed to serving the needs of busy professionals and university students in Qatar and the region. Our team of experienced trainers utilizes engaging approaches to teaching that make learning fun and effective.

We offer workshops in a wide range of specialties around the year. They include but are not restricted to:

  1. Audio-visual Translation: Subtitling
  2. CAT Tools & Project Management
  3. Finance & Banking Translation
  4. Legal Translation
  5. Literary Translation
  6. Media Translation
  7. Medical Translation
  8. Professional Interpreting - Level 1
  9. Professional Interpreting - Level 2
  10. Professional Translation - Level 1
  11. Professional Translation - Level 2
  12. Professional Translation - Level 3
  13. Revision and Quality Assurance
  14. Sports Translation

Workshop Offerings

Our workshop annual cycle usually starts in September and ends in the following June. In the 2016-2017 cycle, we will be offering 11 workshops.

  • The length of each workshop is 12 hours extended over 4 days, Sunday to Wednesday (4-7pm).
  • In case a workshop happened to be during the holy month of Ramadan, a different time will be set. 
  • A certificate of completion will be delivered to participants who have successfully completed the entire training module.
Month Date Field Leader
September 2016 18 - 21 Legal Translation Dr. Ahmed Alaoui
October 2016 23 - 26 Professional Translation - Level 1 Mazen Alfarhan
January 2017 8 - 11 CAT Tools & Project Management Wahba Elashkhat
January 2017 22 - 25 Professional Translation - Level 2 Mazen Alfarhan
February 2017 12 - 15 Audio-visual Translation: Subtitling Dr. Amer Al-Adwan
February 2017 19 - 22 Revision & Quality Assurance in Translation Dr. Ahmed Alaoui
March 2017 5 - 8 Professional Interpreting - Level 1 Nada Melhem
April 2017 2 - 5 Sports Translation Nabeel Rashid 
May 2017 14 - 17 Professional Interpreting - Level 2 Nada Melhem

Kindly check out our workshop policies on age requirements, registration, cancellation, safety and conduct, and discounts before applying.
Workshop Policies !


No Scheduled Workshop

Previous Workshops

Workshop Title Date Time Instructor Certificate Type
Financial/Banking Translation May 17, 2015 - May 20, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Dr Ahmed Alaoui
Introduction to Professional Translation level 2 June 28, 2015 - July 02, 2015 11:30 am - 01:30 pm Mazen Alfarhan