Training Workshops

Training Workshops

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!


Customized Workshop Offerings

TTC offers customized training workshops to organization and entities with content tailored specifically to their needs. Together and in advance, we determine the level of knowledge of training workshop participants so learning content and objectives can be adapted to their needs.

Are you looking for a customized training workshop within your organization? Our team is able to organize customized training workshops by:

  • Collaborating with your team to evaluate your organization’s training needs and requirements.
  • Designing customized training workshop to meet those needs of your employees.
  • Deliver training workshops when and where it works best for your organization; whether onsite, at TII’s premises, or online.

To start the conversation, you may contact us through


Public Workshop Offerings

Our workshop annual cycle usually starts in September and ends in the following June.

  • Workshop Format:
    • Face-to-face: 12 hours / 4 days / Sunday to Wednesday / 4-7pm / TII premises
    • Online: 12 hours / 8 days / Sunday to Wednesday / 4-5:30pm / HBKU Platform
  • 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.

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Upcoming Workshops

Workshop Title Leader Date Time Fees
Interpreting - Level 1 (Face-to-Face) Mazen Alfarhan August 28 – 31, 2022 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 2,600
Sports Translation (Face-to-Face) Nabeel Rashid September 11 – 14, 2022 QAR 1,300
Professional Translation Basics (Face-to-Face) Sayed Mohamed September 25 – 28, 2022
Legal Translation (Online) Dr. Ahmed Alaoui October 9 – 17, 2022 4:00 – 6:00 PM QAR 950
Business Arabic Writing - October (Online) Dr. Omaima El-Hardlo
Trados Studio 2021: Translating (Face-to-Face) Wahba Youssef October 23 – 26, 2022 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 1,300
Interpreting - Level 2 (Face-to-Face) Mazen Alfarhan January 15 –18, 2023 QAR 2,600
Translating News and Views (Online) Dr. Ashraf Abdel Fattah January 29 – February 6, 2023 4:00 – 6:00 PM QAR 950
Sport Writing and Editing (Face-to-Face) Nabeel Rashid February 12 – 15, 2023 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 1,300
Trados Studio 2021: Translating (Face-to-Face) Wahba Youssef February 19 – 22, 2023
Professional Translation Basics (Face-to-Face) Sayed Mohamed February 26 – March 1, 2023
Sport Writing and Editing (Face-to-Face) Nabeel Rashid May 21 – 24, 2023 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 1,300
Business and Finance Translation (Face-to-Face) Dr. Hisham Ali May 28 – 31, 2023
Revision and Quality Assurance (Online) Dr. Ahmed Alaoui May 28 – June 5, 2023 4:00 – 6:00 PM QAR 950
Medical Translation (Online) Dr. Ashraf Abdel Fattah June 4 – 12, 2023 QAR 950
Business Arabic Writing - June (Online) Dr. Omaima El-Hardlo June 4 – 12, 2023 QAR 950
Professional Translation - Advanced (Face-to-Face) Dr. Hisham Ali June 11 – 14, 2023 4:00 – 7:00 PM QAR 1,300