Introduction to Audiovisual Translation - Subtitling

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The course is asynchronous, and it takes place entirely online. Students have 30 days to complete the training.

  • Take this self-paced course anytime and from anywhere

This is a professional development course designed to provide freelance translators with information about various forms of audiovisual translation, focusing on practising principles and strategies used in subtitling.


This online course is approximately 5 instructional hours (1-2 hours per module), plus an additional 1 hour for students to complete the course quiz and 5 hours on average to complete the subtitling project.


Topics Covered

  • ✓ Types of Audiovisual Translation
    ✓ Building Blocks of Subtitling
    ✓ Working on a Subtitling Project
    ✓ Subtitling Software Demonstration





What’s included?


2-months access to the self-paced session (three modules) 

✓ Unlimited support

✓ certificate of completion


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:


  • ✓distinguish between modalities of audiovisual translation in regards to principles, constraints and translation strategies
    ✓ have a clear understanding of the work methods, skills and strategies required in professional translation for subtitling, and
    apply work methods and strategies discussed to the translation of subtitles.



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Who is this course for?

All translators and interpreters. No previous experience needed.


The course has been developed by: MCIS 


About MCIS


MCIS (Multilingual Community Interpreter Services) is the largest trainer and tester of language professionals in Canada, and trains over 375 linguists annually through a combination of e-learning and in-person training sessions. There are other courses available:

Remote Interpretation Training Course & MCIS Online Language Interpreter Training Program

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Introduction to Audiovisual Translation - Subtitling


Do you have any questions? Check out the Frequently Asked Questions below:

Participation includes:

• 30-day access to the self-paced course certificate of completion



To receive a full refund simply contact the Training team within 7 days of your first accessing the training platform at MCIS languages.

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• Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 8 or later, Google Chrome in Apple iOS 8 or later, Google Chrome in Android OS 4.1 or later

Training materials, links to the live sessions and certificates of completion will be available in your personal training cabinet. If you have not received the link to the training platform or have any doubts, contact the Support Center for details.