Upcoming Events

Links to register for events are at the bottom of the page.

Examinations:

To become an associate member of ATIA, you must pass the examination process for EITHER Interpreters OR Translators. After you become an associate member, you can write the examinations for other membership categories or language combinations. 

The next examinations that you can register for will held in the spring of 2020 and the link will be open on the website in late November. Registration deadline: December 31, 2019. 

Interpreters must pass the ATIA's Code of Ethics Examination and then submit an Application for Review (education and experience) within one year. See the applications in the specific interpreter areas on the Membership page.

Translators must pass ATIA's Code of Ethics Examination and the English Proficiency for Translators Examination prior to registering for the associate-level Translation Examination. 

Registration for the Associate-level Translation Examination (for candidates who have passed the Code of Ethics for Translators Examination and the English Proficiency Examination) will be open on the website in late September 2019.

Associate Examination Procedure For Translators Fall 2019

Associate Examination Procedure For Interpreters Fall 2019

2020 Examination Dates:

Mandatory Information Sessions for Examination Registrants will be held on Saturday morning in in January 2020 in Edmonton and in Calgary, 10:00 a.m. to noon. When you register for any of the examinations you are automatically registered for the mandatory Information Session for Examination Registrants.

Spring Dates

March 14, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Calgary and Edmonton: Examinations Offered: Code of Ethics for Interpreters ($60), Code of Ethics for Translators ($60), and English Proficiency for Translators ($30). Translators can write both examinations. Registration opens in November 2019, deadline December 30, 2019.

April 11, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Calgary and Edmonton:  Associate-level Translation Examination ($125). The pre-requisites: pass the Code of Ethics Examination for Translators and the English Proficiency Examination. The registration for this examination will be open in March 2020.

Fall Dates

September 12, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Calgary and Edmonton: Examinations Offered: Code of Ethics for Interpreters ($60), Code of Ethics for Translators ($60), and English Proficiency for Translators ($30). Translators can write both examinations. Registration opens in May, deadline June 30.

October 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Calgary and Edmonton:  Associate-level Translation Examination ($125). The pre-requisites: pass the Code of Ethics Examination for Translators and the English Proficiency Examination. The registration for this examination will be open in September 2020.

Preparation Tutorial for Associate-level Translation Examination

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Associate Translation Exam

Calgary

  • Info Session: 14 Oct, 2019
  • Section 2 Exam: 12 Oct, 2019

Edmonton

  • Info Session: 14 Oct, 2019
  • Section 2 Exam: 12 Oct, 2019
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