Workshops for the Community

Workshops for the Community

TTC Workshop Policy

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

Why TII-TTC?

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 2017-2018 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 2017 24 - 27 Becoming a Professional Translator Sayed Mohamed
October 2017 1 - 4 Revision & Quality Assurance Dr. Ahmed Alaoui
October 2017 22 - 25 Approaches to Translating Sports Documents Nabeel Rashid
November 2017 12 - 15 Translation of Media Dr. Ashraf Abdulfattah
December 2017 3 - 6 Interpreting Basics Mazen Alfarhan
December 2017 10 - 13 Translation Technologies: Mastering SDL Trados Wahba Yousef
January 2018 21 - 24 Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling Dr. Amer Al Adwan
February 2018 4 - 7 Literary Translation Dr. Tarek Shamma
March 2018 4 - 7 Translation of Legal Documents Dr. Ahmed Alaoui
April 2018 8 - 11 Professional Translators’ Toolkit Mazen Alfarhan
April 2018 6 - 9 SDL Trados and Project Management Wahba Yousef

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

Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Workshop Title Date Time Leader Apply Now
Becoming a Professional Translator September 24, 2017 - September 27, 2017 4:00 - 7:00 pm Sayed Mohamed
Revision and Quality Assurance in Translation October 01, 2017 - October 04, 2017 4:00 - 7:00 pm Dr Ahmed Alaoui
Approaches to Translating Sports Documents October 22, 2017 - October 25, 2017 4:00 - 7:00 pm Nabeel Rashid
Interpreting Basics workshop December 03, 2017 - December 06, 2017 4:00 - 7:00 pm Mazen Alfarhan
Translation Technologies: Mastering SDL Trados December 10, 2017 - December 13, 2017 4:00 - 7:00 pm Wahba Youssef
Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling workshop January 21, 2018 - January 24, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Dr Amer Al-Adwan
Literary Translation workshop February 04, 2018 - February 07, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm TBA
Translation of Legal Documents March 04, 2018 - March 07, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Dr Ahmed Alaoui
Professional Translator’s Toolkit April 08, 2018 - April 11, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Dr Ahmed Alaoui
SDL Trados and Project Management May 06, 2018 - May 09, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Wahba Youssef

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
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