Associate Level Prerequisite Exams – Fall 2023 ~ Registration Open

October 14, 2023 9:00 am - 2:30 pm


All candidates MUST attend the online Mandatory Information Session”  August 14, 2023 to be eligible to register and write the prerequisite exams detailed below.

Here are the details of the prerequisite exams to be held online October 14, 2023:
    • Code of Ethics Exam (Translators/Interpreters ($45)
      • Case Study and multiple choice questions. Test time:  60 minutes
    • English Proficiency Exam for Translators ($45)
      • Candidates writing into English must pass an Editing test; candidates writing from English must pass a Reading-comprehension test (so you can only register for one language combination at a time).  Editing test time:  90 minutes – Reading-comprehension test time:  60 minutes
    • Reading Comprehension for Interpreters Exam ($45)
      • Tests the candidates reading-comprehension in English.  Multiple choice questions related to short reading selections.  Test time:  90 minutes

The package you receive after attending the information session will assist you to determine which exams are for you!

Full refunds will be granted for cancellation of registration only if the Exam Coordinator is informed of the decision by e-mail within 10 days of the exam date. After that time no refund will be issued.

    • Examinations: Refunds (less a $25 administration fee) will only be given to those candidates who miss the exam due to medical reasons, provided a doctor’s note is submitted to the exams coordinator at least 24 hours prior to, or within two weeks following the exam. Refunds will not be given for any other reason. Alternate arrangements to write the exam cannot be made.
    • Registration Fees cannot be applied to other ATIA events or exams and cannot be carried forward to future examinations.
    • You must be either a Canadian Citizen and resident of Alberta or a Permanent Resident of Canada and reside in Alberta.  Photo ID is required for entry into the exams.
Registration Deadline:  September 28, 2023

ALL registrations MUST be completed through ATIA’s website.

Following Registration and within one week of the exam date you will receive exam instructions and your online test invite by email.

Questions:  Contact Examinations Coordinator by e-mail at or by leaving a message at 780-434-8384 (Edmonton and area), 1-888-434-2842 toll free.

Exam Preparation Webinars are offered:  For details go to the ‘Events/Exams” header on our website or click the following link:  Events/Exams

Click add to Cart only on the Exam/s you are registering and paying for, next click on “CART” button to proceed to the cart summary, fill in all the fields then click proceed to checkout.