Workshops for the Community

Workshops for the Community

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. Accessible Hospitality and Events
  2. Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling
  3. Basic Principles of Legal Translation
  4. Business Arabic Writing
  5. Interpreting Basics
  6. Learn the Basics of  Professional Translation
  7. Literary Translation
  8. Master the Technique of Note-taking
  9. Media Translation
  10. Medical Translation
  11. Professional Interpreting
  12. Professional Translator’s Toolkit
  13. Revision and Quality Assurance
  14. Translating Sports
  15. Translation in Business & Finance
  16. Translation of News and Views
  17. Translation Technology: SDL Trados
  18. Voice Over – Voicing Documentaries Demystified!

Workshop Offerings

Our workshop annual cycle usually starts in September and ends in the following June. In the 2019-2020 cycle, we will be offering 17 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.


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

Review Workshop Policies and Discounts

Upcoming Workshops

Workshop Title 

Leader Date  Time  Availability
Professional Translation Basics (Online) Sayed Mohamed September 20, 2020 - September 29, 2020 4:00 – 5:30 PM Register Now
Business Arabic Writing (Online) Dr. Omaima El-Hardlo October 25, 2020 - November 03, 2020 4:00 – 5:30 PM Register Now
Translating Sports (Online) Nabeel Rashid November 08, 2020 - November 17, 2020 4:00 – 5:30 PM Register Now
Master the Technique of Note-taking Mazen Alfarhan To be announced soon    
SDL Trados: Translating Wahba Youssef To be announced soon    
Legal Translation Dr. Ahmed Alaoui To be announced soon    
Business and Finance Translation Hisham Ali To be announced soon    
Interpreting Basics Mazen Alfarhan To be announced soon    
Revision and Quality Assurance Dr. Ahmed Alaoui To be announced soon    
Advanced Interpreting Mazen Alfarhan To be announced soon