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Certification Exam

The next CTTIC certification examination in translation will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Alliance française in Halifax :

5509 Young Street
Halifax, NS
B3K 1Z7
Ph. 902-455-4411

The national translation certification examination will consist of two texts: one compulsory general text and a choice between two specialized texts. All texts will be approximately 175-185 words in length.

Please note that the use of any type of electronic device during the examination is strictly prohibited. (Electronic devices include but are not limited to cell phones, pagers, Blackberries ®, iPods®, laptop computers and tablets).

Any such use will lead to the candidate's disqualification; the examination will not be marked and the fee will not be refunded.

The examination session will take place in a location to be determined, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm on May 3, 2014.

Applications should be in by January 30, 2014. The fee is $225.00 (including HST) per candidate and per exam.

Anyone wanting to write the certification exam should read the information available on ATINS Website regarding criteria and requirements. For additional information, please write to

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 08:21

The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Nova Scotia (ATINS) attests the competence of its certified members and informs the public of the availability of its members' services. It provides its members with opportunities for mutual support and professional development. It speaks on their behalf.


To be the provincially recognized professional association for translators, interpreters, and terminologists to which practicing professionals want to belong.

The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Nova Scotia is a member of the Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council (CTTIC), which is a member of the International Federation of Translators (IFT).

For more information on the association and its services, please contact