SDL Trados Studio 2019 – Getting Started – Translating (Part 1)

This 2 & 1/2 hour course is designed for users who would like to become familiar with SDL Trados Studio 2019 quickly, so that you can start working productively from day one.

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SDL Trados Studio 2019 – Getting Started – Translating (Part 1)

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The course consists of nine modules. The first module introduces you to CAT tool technology and the translation process. The remaining modules present you with the core features of Studio while translating a Word, PowerPoint and Excel document. A full list of features covered in each module can be found below and once you have finished this course you are able to revisit any section to refresh your knowledge.

There are sample documents available within the Resources module and you can use these if you wish to practice using the application after the course.

SDL Trados training sessions include manuals, sample files and certification exams.

SDL Trados Certification exams are delivered by SDL Trados. Certification exams will be available in your SDL My account approximately 10 working days after making a payment. Note that you must be registered and have an account at SDL to receive the certification exams. If you do not have an account with SDL, you can create one here https://oos.sdl.com/asp/products/ssl/account/ Make sure you use the same email address associated with your ProZ.com account when creating your SDL account.

 

Course includes 11 Units

 

Training introduction

Introduction to CAT tools and the translation process

Introducing the software

Translating a single file (MS Word)

Translating a single file (MS PowerPoint)

Using segment fragments during translation

Resources

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

With purchase of eLearning SDL Trados training, attendees get full access to the training, sample files, the Workbook and exams. Therefore, after purchase nrefunds are available.

The participation fee includes:

  • unlimited access to the content, materials & videos included in the topic;
  • three free attempts to pass the certification exams of the corresponding level;
  • ProZ.com certificate of completion.

 In order to work with the sample files and successfully complete the certification exam, own a legal, company-registered license of SDL Trados software.

 

*Please note - the eLearning training is only available in English

It is suggested to use the Google Chrome browser to access these courses. Here is a full list of system requirements:

• Windows: Internet Explorer 10 or later, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox 
• Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
• 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
• ProZ.com profile for login

Upon  purchase you will be registered at the training platform. A link to the course can be found at https://www.proz.com/translator-training/my-courses/

Training materials, links to the live sessions (if included in your training) and certificates of completion will be available in training platform - https://lms.proz.com  

If you have trouble accessing the link to the training platform or have any doubts, email to training@proz.com

The SDL Trados Certification Program is the industry's premier technology based certification which provides a recognized standard of excellence in SDL Trados software knowledge. It's a comprehensive professional education program designed to develop and validate expertise in the use of SDL Trados translation technology tools.

The Certification has been designed to help educate the translator community on the latest technological developments and best practices in translation technology, terminology management and automated quality assurance checks. As a result, Certification greatly increases derived efficiencies from the use of SDL Trados software and ensures the automation and time saving features available in the technology are applied. Additionally, the SDL Trados Certification helps increase quality of translation project by reducing human error and helps individuals achieve their personal development goals.

To learn more about SDL Trados Certification program and the the process to become SDL Trados Certified, please visit this page.

SDL Trados training sessions include manuals, sample files and certification exams.

SDL Trados Certification exams are delivered by SDL Trados. Certification exams will be available in your SDL My account approximately 10 working days after making a payment. Note that you must be registered and have an account at SDL to receive the certification exams. If you do not have an account with SDL, you can create one here https://oos.sdl.com/asp/products/ssl/account/. Make sure you use the same email address associated with your ProZ.com account when creating your SDL account. Please follow the below instructions to access training materials and exams in your sdl.com account:

Log onto your SDL My Account area on the following link https://oos.sdl.com/asp/products/ssl/account/certification/certification.aspx and go to the Certification and Training area, where you will find the Workbook and sample files for you to download.



You will also find 3 attempts at your exam which can be taken at any time online, and will not expire.

If you cannot locate training materials at sdl.com, submit a support request and report an email address associated with your sdl.com account.

The format of the exam is multiple choice. It consists of 4 sections, each containing 10 questions. There is a time limit of 40 minutes for the entire exam which is broken down to 10 minutes for each of the 4 sections. Each question generates a score of 1 for a correct answer and 0 for an incorrect answer. The pass mark for the exam is 30 or 33 out of 40 (depending on the certification level). At the end of the test your final score is calculated immediately, and you will be advised on the next step you need to take.

After becoming SDL Trados Certified, you can show it in your profile under the Services tab. To do so, you must first add SDL Trados to your list of supported software here and click on "Save and update". When the page refreshes, you will see an option to show your SDL Trados Certification on your profile.

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