Benefits of being a member of the ITIA
ITIA is the only professional body representing the interests of practising translators and interpreters in Ireland
The ITIA welcomes translators and interpreters of all specialisations and levels of experience, offering membership in the following individual member categories:
Professional Membership is awarded to translators or interpreters who meet the strict criteria of the ITIA based on qualification and level of experience. Applicants must also achieve a PASS in the annual Professional Membership Examination (translator or interpreter) set by the ITIA.
Associate Membership may be granted to holders of a third level qualification in translation and/or interpreting and/or languages or to holders of a third level qualification with relevant experience.
Affiliate Membership is generally availed of by people with a professional interest in translation and interpreting, by those with a general interest in these professions or by professionals from other sectors who wish to work in the area of translation or interpreting and do not currently have a specific qualification or experience in the area
Student Membership is available to persons undertaking undergraduate studies in any discipline or those undertaking postgraduate studies in translation or interpreting.
The ITIA offers regular CPD courses to its members on aspects of the translating and interpreting professions but does not offer full-time courses in these areas. There are a number of universities in Ireland offering post-graduate courses in translation, including DCU, NUI Galway, UCC, TCD and UCD. Please refer directly to these universities for more information
Professional Members of the ITIA who fulfil specific criteria may apply to be assessed for 'ITIA Certified Translator' status.
ITIA members have access to job offers through our members' mailing list.
ITIA members can participate in continuing professional development courses run by the ITIA
Through events organised by the ITIA, members are in contact with others working in the same profession
- through regular submissions to the Courts Service, the Oireachtas,
ITIA represents the interests of its members at international level:
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