IoLET Level 7 Diploma in Translation (QCF)

Is it right for me?

The Diploma in Translation (DipTrans) is the gold standard for anyone wanting a career as a freelance translator or to work as a translator for international corporations worldwide and meets the need for a high-level professional translating qualification.

Level: postgraduate-level qualification.

What are the benefits?

  • Ofqual-accredited, internationally recognised qualification
  • Improved career prospects. You will be entitled to:
    • Use the title DipTrans IoLET after your name
    • Apply for membership of the Chartered Institute of Linguists

What format does the exam take?

The qualification is composed of three units:

Unit 01 Written translation of a general text

Unit 02 Written translation of a semi-specialised text in one of the following:

  • Technology
  • Business
  • Literature

Unit 03 Written translation of a semi-specialised text in one of the following:

  • Science
  • Social science
  • Law

When can I take the exam?

All three units of the exam are taken on a single day in January, depending on language combination:

  • Tuesday 16 January 2018 – from all languages into English
  • Wednesday 17 January 2018 – from English into all languages

How much does it cost?

Candidates must pay exam fees and a centre fee. Fees are reviewed annually.

Exam fees

    • Unit 01 Written translation of a general text: £412
    • Unit 02 Written translation of a semi-specialised text: £305
    • Unit 03 Written translation of a semi-specialised text: £305
    • Any two units booked together: £610
    • Full registration (all units): £610

Centre fees

If you register to take the exam at one of our centres, centre fees are arranged and payable directly to the centre.

If you register to take the exam at the IoLET Open Centre, London, the following fees apply:

  • Unit 1: £53
  • Unit 2: £53
  • Unit 3: £53
  • All 3 units: £159

Course Information

Please contact Sarah O’Neill on 02890473737 for more information or fill the box below.