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This PDF Guide is FREE and it shows you how to become a certified translator. Now in its 4th version since first being written in 2008, it was created to provide translation professionals and students with a free source of career advice, business building tips, and translation best practices.

Throughout this guide, you will find articles on these three areas, and this resource will be updated every year with more advice, interviews, tools, and links to additional resources related to the Certified Translation Professional (CTP) program, the #1 leading global training and certification program that over 2,000 translators have registered for.

The CTP provides the translators with the capabilities to gain qualifications and credibility in the translation industry.

Increase your Knowledge of the Translation Industry

Boost your Professional Credentials

Acquire more Translation Projects

Earn your Translator Certification in as little as 3 months

Complete your Studies through the Online Classroom

CTP Designation Program Benefits

Please see below for a short list of some of the benefits of earning the Certified Translation Professional (CTP) Designation

  • Gain the a

    bility to apply for more positions which are highly competitive and require specific designations or set levels of experience in the translation industry.

  • Improve your resume while also upgrading your ability to work as a successful translation professional.
  • All alumni gain free exclusive access to our database of over 1,000 global translation agencies and their full contact details in Excel ($300 Value).
  • Become more knowledgeable in the Translation industry, which will save you time in making decisions which shape how you grow your translation career or business.
  • Completing our Translation Certificate is a great way to let employers know that you have made a serious commitment to becoming an expert in the translation field.
  • Become more confident about your ability to perform translation services and manage your career or translation business.
  • You will become capable of working as a translator in the languages of accreditation shown on your certificate.
  • Being certified can give you credibility when approaching new potential clients.
  • Advance your business or career by raising your level of translation knowledge and increasing your ability to work quickly and effectively. Specialized knowledge is valuable and mastering the basics allows you to work more efficiently than your competitors.
  • All CTP alumni gain author status on our industry leading blog, Alumni may post original industry articles on after completing our program.
  • Speak the language. Earning the CTP Designation assures that you can attend conferences, interviews and other networking events while being able to contribute to conversations and understand discussions about current events or trends within the industry.
  • Gain valuable insight into your own career and business plans. The broad and in-depth reading and studying required to earn the CTP Designation will help you decide what you should be working towards.

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Some Additional Advantages of Becoming CTP Certified:

  •  All participants gain access to our Library of the Audio Interviews, which we have conducted with experienced translators from all over the world. By listening to these interviews you can receive valuable translation career advice directly from trusted experts in the industry. Download a sample translator audio expert interview here.
  • Those who join the CTP also gain access to our Translator Training Video Platform, which provides 50 instructional videos as well as audio study tips and a translator resume template. Download a sample video module from our program here.
  • After joining you also get free access to our $300 database of over 1,000 global translation agencies and their full contact details in Excel (Sold for $300 at
  • CTP Alumni also get “author status” on our leading websites such as, where they can grow their industry profile and contribute original articles to the website.

Certified Translator
Certificate & Stamp

Certified Translation Professional (CTP) Alumni are sent the following PDF certificate for free after successfully completing our timed and graded online examination.

You can preorder the certificate and stamp today. You will receive them both after completion of the program or you can purchase it after you pass.

We print the certificate on parchment paper using a laser printer and apply our embossed seal. The certificate is sent in a professional certificate holder with our logo and branding on the exterior.

The stamp is personalized with your Full Name and Certified Translator Designation number, which is unique to you. The stamp allows you to easily leave your mark on any translation work proving you are a Certified Translator.

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