Diploma in


Improve your linguistic competence


The Advanced Diploma in Translation is designed for those who strive to build a career in professional translation and have reached a high level of linguistic competence. The Diploma in Translation will be achieved in 40 hours and is divided into 3 levels. It will enable learners to translate from a source language into the mother tongue (target language) to a professional standard and develop their awareness of the professional  activity of translation.

The programme offers an engaging learning environment, and is both a practical and a theoretical guide to translation.

Learning outcomes:     


  • Apply the different methodological approaches & procedures employed in rendering a text into another language.

  • Be aware of problems of non- equivalence in translation.

  • Practically apply the principles and techniques of translation.

  • Translate specialized texts by applying professional, nationally accepted standards of translation using authentic materials.

  • Gain sufficient knowledge to acquire localization skills through exposure to a variety of topics.

  • Identify errors & criticize translated texts through the application of contrastive analysis techniques.

  • Bridge the gap between different languages and cultures.

  • Translate different types of texts orally.

Who is this course for?

The Advanced Diploma in Translation is designed for those who strive to build a career in professional translation and have reached a high level of linguistic competence.


Unit 1: Understanding roles, responsibilities & relationships in education & training Unit 2: Understanding & using inclusive teaching & learning approaches in education & training Unit 3: Understanding assessment in Education & Training Unit 4: Understanding the principles & practices of assessment Successful learners can progress to other teaching, training, assessment and internal quality assurance qualifications such as: Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF) Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes Level 4 Award in Learning and Development or Level 4 Diploma in Learning and Development


  • 40 hours of study
  • You can study this course through Distance learning, Hybrid Learning or Virtual Campus
How does each mode of study work?
  • Those who choose distance learning will have access to the portal where they can find all materials needed and recorded sessions.
  • Those who choose Hybrid learning will have one to one sessions with their teacher.
  • Those who choose the Virtual Campus will enjoy having live lessons with fellow students from anywhere in the world. It's an experience close enough to physical classrooms but better!


  • Completing the 3 levels requirements
  • Obtain a minimum grade of B- (65%)
  • Submit 2 translation projects
The full Diploma will be awarded when all levels are passed. The overall qualification will state “Pass” and the Transcript will show the breakdown of individual results.

Why choose NHC Diploma in Translation?

We are an accredited British institute that aims to provide the best learning experience and opportunities to grow as a teacher. Enrolling with NHC means:

  • You'll achieve a British accredited certificate that is valuable worldwide
  • Choosing your own flexible learning schedule
  • Saving money with affordable payment plans
  • Getting access to hours of additional resources to facilitate the learning process
  • Choosing a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style
  • The chance to keep up to date with the latest trends in Teacher Training
  • Access to expert British teachers
  • Access to recordings of live sessions if you're studying Virtual Campus, so you never miss a lesson
  • Lifetime verification services for your certificate
  • Excellent support and communication services
You'll be joining thousands of teachers worldwide who have qualified from one of our courses!


  • 87% on the Tests of English (C2)
  • Adequate computer skills

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