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. 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.
Month Date Field Leader
September 2017 24 - 27 Becoming a Professional Translator Sayed Mohamed
October 2017 1 - 4 Revision & Quality Assurance Dr. Ahmed Alaoui
November 2017 12 - 15 Professional Translators’ Toolkit Mazen Alfarhan
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
January 2018 28 - 31 Approaches to Translating Sports Documents Nabeel Rashid
February 2018 4 - 7 Literary Translation Dr. Tarek Shamma
February 2018 18 - 21 Accessible User Experiences in Hospitality Dr. Joselia Neves
February 2018 25 - 28 Media Translation Dr. Ashraf Abdulfattah
April 2018 8 - 11 Medical Translation Dr. Ashraf Abdulfattah
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
Professional Translator’s Toolkit November 12, 2017 - November 15, 2017 4:00 - 7:00 pm Mazen Alfarhan
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
Approaches to Translating Sports Documents January 28, 2018 - January 31, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Nabeel Rashid
Literary Translation workshop February 04, 2018 - February 07, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Dr. Tarek Shamma
Accessible User Experiences in Hospitality February 18, 2018 - February 21, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Dr. Joselia Neves
SDL Trados and Project Management May 06, 2018 - May 09, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Wahba Youssef
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