If you have recently become an ATA-certified translator, you must complete the Ethics Module during your first three-year reporting period. You may complete the free online course below. This course is self-directed and only needs to be completed once.
- Review the ATA Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.
- If you work as a translator, take the Self-Evaluation Questionnaire for Translators.
- If you work as an interpreter, take the Self-Evaluation Questionnaire for Interpreters.
- If you work as both a translator and interpreter, complete both questionnaires.
- Sign the Verification Statement. Retain a copy of this signed verification statement to submit along with your CEPs at the end of your reporting period.
If you have any questions, please contact the Certification Program Manager.
Benefits of Certification
ATA-certified translators earn a distinction that can open doors to career advancement and higher compensation.
Recognition through distinction
ATA-certified translators are prominently highlighted in ATA’s Directory of Language Professionals, allowing you to stand out from the competition.
Put your credentials to work
Using the CT designation and seal is an excellent way to show off your certification status on your résumé, business cards, and more.
Voting member status
With a direct voice in ATA, you can shape the future of your association and your profession.