Translation Course


 Description: A 100 hour module conducted in collaboration with B.I.T.S. Private Ltd. which will expose students to basic translation techniques from French to English and help them to develop varied language, research and formatting skills which are indispensable to a career in translation.

Class timings: Monday and Thursdays, 6.15p.m. to 8.15 p.m. till June. (The course may be accelerated thereafter as per mutual convenience of the professors and students)


NEXT BATCH : November 2016

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Alliance Française de Pune

Number of seats: MAXIMUM 15 SEATS

 Faculty: Trainers from BITS Private Limited for the translation techniques modules.

Professors from the Alliance Française de Pune for the language modules.

Fees: Rs.22,998/-inclusive of service tax + Library fee and exclusive of administrative  fees of Rs.1,530/- if applicable.

 This course will help you to

  • Identify weaknesses and improve your French
  • Improve your ability to express yourself in English
  • Learn practical translation techniques (approach, research, writing skills)
  • Understand the Translation Workflow
  • Get exposed to memoQ, a state-of-the-art CAT Tool
  • See how Quality Assurance Tools such as QA Distiller and XBench work
  • Pick up the art of formatting
  • Learn about the various language-enabled services in the job market
  • Learn more about interview techniques and packaging yourself as a product
  • Understand what it takes to start your own freelance business

Eligibility and prerequisites

  • B2, C1, C2, Advanced Diploma, B.A. or M.A. In French (students pursuing a B1

can be admitted if recommended by their teacher)

  • Carrying your own laptop with an internet connect card would be an advantage although not mandatory


  • Learn from the experts who are established names in the language and translation industry
  • Get hands-on experience working on live projects
  • Certification on successful completion of the course
  • Placement assistance