(NOC 5125)

Career Description

Translators translate, revise, and correct a variety of written material from one language to another while maintaining the content, context, and style of the original material as closely as possible.

Duties May Include

Translators perform some or all of the following duties:

Translate a variety of written material such as correspondence, reports, legal documents, technical specifications and textbooks from one language to another, maintaining the content, context and style of the original material to the greatest extent possible;

Localize software and accompanying technical documents to adapt them to another language and culture;

Revise and correct translated material;

May train and supervise other translators.

Examples of Titles

Escort Interpreter
Foreign Broadcast Translator
Literary Translator
Official languages Translator
Simultaneous Interpreter
Technical Documents Translator
Technical Translator

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Translation in the Workplace - English to French Certificate; Online; Distance
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Traduction (Translation) Bachelor
Traduction (Translation) (BA) Bachelor; Co-op
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Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Languages Bachelor; Honours
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University of East Anglia
Norwich, England, GB

Related Program(s):
Translation and Interpreting with Modern Languages (Double Honours) Bachelor; Honours
Translation, Media and Modern Language (Double Honours with a year abroad) Bachelor; Honours
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Swansea University - Graduate Programs
Swansea, Wales, GB

Related Program(s):
Translation and Interpreting Master
Professional Translation Master
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Modified on May 20, 2012