Introduction to Localization

This course will provide strategies that ensure professional interpreters become successful remote interpreters.

Join for $85 today!

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 introduce freelance translators to principles and processes involved in localization as well as the requirements that translators providing localization services need to meet.


The online course is approximately 4 instructional hours (2 hours per module), plus an additional 1 hour for students to complete the course quiz and 4-5 hours on average to complete the localization project.


Topics Covered

  • ✓ Key Concepts in Localization
    ✓ The Role of the Translator in a Localization Project
    ✓ Specific Skills and Tools Required for Working as a Translator on Localization Projects
    ✓ Localization Tool Demonstration  





What’s included?


1-month access to the self-paced session (four modules) 

✓ Unlimited support

✓ certificate of completion


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


  • ✓ Define localization and related concepts
    ✓ Understand its relationship to translation and the role of the translator in localization
    ✓ Understand the general requirements (skills, tools, information) for providing localization services in order to be able to make an informed decision on whether to pursue specialization/work in these areas



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Join for $85 today!



Who is this course for?

All translators and interpreters. No previous experience needed.


The course has been developed by: MCIS 

MCIS is the largest trainer and tester of language professionals in Canada, and trains over 250 linguists annually through a combination of e-learning and in-person training sessions. and MCIS joined forces back in July 2020. Click here to read the Press release.


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.

It is recommended that you 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

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.