Graduates with a degree from Quebec or outside Quebec
If you have a recognized translation degree or a degree from outside of Quebec considered equivalent by OTTIAQ, you may:
- Take part in the mentorship program
- Apply for mentorship program equivalency(if you are a practising terminologist with at least two years of professional experience)
- Apply as a professor or lecturer
- Apply as a reviser, quality controller, linguistic services manager, terminology database manager or localization project manager
If you do not hold a recognized translation degree or a translation degree considered equivalent, you must apply for training equivalency. Consult the list of factors that the Certification Committee takes into account when assessing a candidate’s training equivalency application. You may also apply for training equivalency as a professor, lecturer, reviser or manager.
Certified members of a Canadian association
If you are already certified as a terminologist and are a current member of a Canadian association of certified translators, terminologists and interpreters governed by a law, you may become a member of OTTIAQ by applying for certification by way of a legal authorization to practise.
You will be required to complete the training on ethics, professional conduct and professional practice,if you have not already done so.
Once you have completed the training on ethics, professional conduct and professional practice, you will be asked to fill out the OTTIAQ membership roll registration form and pay your membership dues for the current year. Membership dues are reduced for individuals certified and governed by the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario (ATIO) and the Society of Translators and Interpreters of British Columbia (STIBC).
If you have any questions, please contact the Certification Officer by email or by phone at 514-845-4411, Ext. 1231.