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Freelance Translator Diploma

Are you dreaming of ditching the cubicle and turning your language skills into a thriving freelance career? The UK’s booming translation market is beckoning, with a £1.4 billion industry thirsting for skilled linguists like you. But where do you start? Fear not, aspiring word warriors! Our comprehensive Freelance Translator Diploma is your roadmap to success.

The course aims to instil in you the skills to effectively set up your freelance translation business, including establishing a professional online presence and grasping the crucial elements of a successful translator’s profile. This Freelance Translator Diploma course starts by making you proficient in crafting a compelling resume, selecting a suitable photo, and emphasizing your specializations to present yourself as appealing candidates to potential clients. As you move forward in the course, you will gain the ability to demonstrate competence in navigating various freelance websites, such as Upwork and Proz.com, and comprehending the process of registering for these platforms. 

Pricing is a significant factor in the freelance profession. Therefore, this Freelance Translator Diploma course will teach you to determine competitive pricing strategies and effective career launch tactics. Besides, you will acquire the skill to utilize active and passive marketing methods, including LinkedIn networking and job alerts. Productivity is a big challenge for freelancers for stable growth. Thus, this course will give you insight into handling rush jobs efficiently and applying the 80/20 analysis principle for productivity.

Furthermore, in this Freelance Translator Diploma course, you will learn to identify reputable translation companies and assess working conditions. Getting well paid and on time is vital for a secure career. So, this course will assist you in taking essential steps to get paid promptly and securely.

Enrol now and start your journey toward freelance success without any further delay!

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CPD Certification from The Teachers Training

Successfully completing the MCQ exam of this course qualifies you for a CPD-accredited certificate from The Teachers Training. You will be eligible for both PDF copy and hard copy of the certificate to showcase your achievement however you wish.

  • You can get your digital certificate (PDF) for £4.99 only
  • Hard copy certificates are also available, and you can get one for only £10.99
  • You can get both PDF and Hard copy certificates for just £12.99!

The certificate will add significant weight to your CV and will give you a competitive advantage when applying for jobs.

Course Curriculum

Closing Remarks
Course Introduction
Introduction 00:02:00
Course Introduction 00:03:00
Day one: Resume, Photo and Specializations 00:09:00
Day two: Your website 00:06:00
Extra info for Resumes 00:04:00
Setting up your accounts
Freelance websites (1 hour max per website) 00:08:00
Signing up for Upwork: a Walk-through 00:06:00
Translation Websites 1: A Proz.com Walk-through 00:12:00
Translation Websites 2 (1 hour max per website) 00:07:00
Translation agencies (1 hour max per agency) 00:10:00
How do Kudoz Points Help? – (Answering your questions!) 00:10:00
Starting Strategy
Pricing 00:16:00
Some Strategies for Starting Out 00:11:00
Working for Free 00:03:00
Active Marketing 00:09:00
Passive Marketing 00:09:00
Some General Marketing Strategies 00:14:00
Using Linkedin for Marketing 00:06:00
Job alerts 00:04:00
Another way to find Agency Email Addresses 00:05:00
Getting Paid: What to do after you are assigned a job
Getting Paid 00:14:00
Getting Paid – Invoices 00:20:00
Tips and Tricks
Tips and Tricks – Intro 00:02:00
Tips 1 – OCR 00:04:00
Tips 1b – OCR Walkthrough 00:08:00
Tips 2 – Time Management 00:11:00
Tips 3 – Shares, Commissions, Rush Jobs 00:07:00
Tips 4 – Apps I recommend 00:07:00
Tips 5 – Support System 00:05:00
Tips 6 – CAT Tools 00:09:00
Tips 6b – CAT Tools – More in depth 00:15:00
Tips 7 – Glossary, and Translation Tips 00:06:00
Tip 7b – More Translation Tips 00:08:00
Finding Work and Developing Your Career 00:15:00
Tips 8 – 80/20 Analysis 00:05:00
Bonus: How to Find a Good Translation Company 00:12:00
Bonus: Going through Freelancer emails 00:27:00
Bonus: How to be an Unsuccessful Freelance Translator (From my Youtube Channel) 00:10:00
Bonus: What are Other Translators Quoting? 00:09:00
Closing Remarks 00:02:00


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