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. Accessible User Experiences in Hospitality
  2. Audio-visual Translation: Subtitling
  3. Approaches to Translating Sports Documents
  4. Becoming a Professional Translator
  5. Finance & Banking Translation
  6. Interpreting Basics
  7. Literary Translation
  8. Media Translation
  9. Medical Translation
  10. Professional Translator’s Toolkit
  11. Revision and Quality Assurance
  12. SDL Trados Studio and Project Management
  13. Translation Technologies: Mastering SDL Trados
  14. Translation of Legal Documents

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.

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

Review Workshop Policies


Upcoming Workshops

Workshop Title Date Time Leader Availability
Learn the Basics of Professional Translation September 30, 2018 - October 03, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Sayed Mohamed
Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling November 18, 2018 - November 21, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Dr Amer Al-Adwan
Translating Sports December 02, 2018 - December 05, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Nabeel Rashid
Accessible Hospitality and Events January 06, 2019 - January 09, 2019 4:00 - 7:00 pm Dr. Joselia Neves
Interpreting Basics January 13, 2019 - January 16, 2019 4:00 - 7:00 pm Mazen Alfarhan
Translation & Technology: SDL Trados January 27, 2019 - January 30, 2019 4:00 - 7:00 pm Wahba Youssef
Translation in Business and Finance February 24, 2019 - February 27, 2019 4:00 - 7:00 pm Hisham Ali
Revision and Quality Assurance March 03, 2019 - March 06, 2019 4:00 - 7:00 pm Dr Ahmed Alaoui
Translating News and Views April 28, 2019 - May 01, 2019 4:00 - 7:00 pm Dr. Ashraf Abdel Fattah