(NOC 5125)

Career Description

Translators translate, revise, and correct a variety of written material from one language to another while maintaining the content, context, and style of the original material as closely as possible.

Duties May Include

Translators perform some or all of the following duties:

Translate a variety of written material such as correspondence, reports, legal documents, technical specifications and textbooks from one language to another, maintaining the content, context and style of the original material to the greatest extent possible;

Localize software and accompanying technical documents to adapt them to another language and culture;

Revise and correct translated material;

May train and supervise other translators.

Examples of Titles

Escort Interpreter
Foreign Broadcast Translator
Literary Translator
Official languages Translator
Simultaneous Interpreter
Technical Documents Translator
Technical Translator

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Traduction (Translation) (BA) Bachelor; Co-op
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Translation Studies in Chinese or Japanese Certificate
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York University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Translation Bachelor
Translation Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on May 20, 2012