Where can I study to be a translator?

The following Translator Q & A is part of our Translator FAQ Series.

Question: Where can I study to be a translator?

Answer: One place you can study to be a translator is online through the Certified Translation Professional (CTP) program.

This program is a 100% online based translator training and certification program which can be completed in 3-5 months. Being certified can give you credibility when approaching new clients or applying for new projects. The CTP is now the #1 most popular and respected online translation certification program in the industry.

To complete this program you must pass our online examination which tests your translation industry and language-specific knowledge. The CTP Designation Program is currently available for 16 different language pairs. Our exam evaluates participant's abilities to translate in both directions. For example if you choose the English-Spanish language pair you will be tested on translating from English into Spanish as well as Spanish into English. The language options are:English, French, Chinese, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Bulgarian, Japanese, Greek, Korean, Polish, Dutch, Irish, and Danish.

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