Essentials tools for translator 102

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Course Overview:

This course delivers deep in SDL Trados and the essential functions Translation and Revision


This course introduces the importance of CAT tools and the facilitation it provides to handle all task types the translator needs to start working using it.

Purpose of the Course:

Learn how to use all main advanced features of the software and how to use it in your daily translation routine

By the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

Eliminate about the CAT tools type, usage and importance.

Utilize SDL Trados functions in managing projects. 

 Manage TMs and Glossaries.

Course program:

How CAT TOOLS are working
What is a TM and how to manage it
What is a Glossary and how to manage it
How to set up and customize the software
How to export the final translated document

Course Objectives:

How to manage Standard Projects - Adding new documents to existing ones
How to import and export TMs in TMX format and how to reverse the language pairs or modify the Sub-language code
How to import and export terminology from excel or word files into an SDLTB Term Base
how to use most advanced features relevant to the translation of complex file-formats

Revision process and track changes will be unveiled

 The difference between CAT Tools and MT

Which files formats can be translated using CAT tools?

Translate a single file

 Connect a TM/TB

 Open a package

 Create a return package

Who may attend:

All roles involved in the translation industry.

Freelancers starting in the translation industry.
Experienced freelancers who want to expand their knowledge on CAT TOOLS.
Expert and professional translators who are required to work with different CAT TOOLs.
Non-professional and inexperienced translators who would like to know more about CAT TOOLs.


Basic knowledge of Windows and good internet connection.

Delivery mode:

 Online Course.


  • Date23 August 2020
  • Days3 Day(s)
  • Weeks1 Week(s)
  • Skill levelIntermediate
  • Venueonline course

Start Date, 23 Aug 2020

Lecture Date From To
Lecture 1 Sun, 23 Aug 2020 17:00 22:00
Lecture 2 Mon, 24 Aug 2020 17:00 22:00
Lecture 3 Tue, 25 Aug 2020 17:00 22:00