What Is The DipTrans?

The Diploma in Translation (DipTrans) was introduced in 1989 as a benchmark of professional standards and has since continued to meet the needs for a high level professional translating qualification.

It is a postgraduate level equivalent qualification intended to test the ability of those who wish to progress into careers as freelance translators or work for corporations worldwide, to a professional standard.


  • 18 lessons; extensive written teachings / information on the subject matter.
  • 20 Exercises, including Translation of real past exam papers - approx. 3900 words to translate.
  • Over 160 links to further reading, books, articles, videos, etc.