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Workshop: ATA Certification Exam Prep General Overview
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ATA Certification Exam Prep General Overview (language neutral)

When: 8/29/2015
From 12:00 noon to 1.15 PM
Where: Capsity
2572 21st Street
Sacramento, California  95818
United States
Presenter: Sean Dodd

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Schedule: 12:00 noon to 1.15 PM
Registration closes 8/26/15
Early-bird discount ends 8/15/15

Member early-bird rate: $30
Non-member early-bird rate: $45
After August 15:
Members: $40
Non-members: $55

Location: Capsity, 2572 21st St, Sacramento, CA 95818

The next ATA certification exam in Northern California will be held on October 3 in San Francisco. To help you prepare for success on exam day, NCTA is offering this ATA Exam-Prep Workshop.   

This workshop is a one-hour general overview of the examination followed by a 15-minute Q&A.

• To acquaint attendees with the ATA certification process and its most recent changes.
• To explain the mechanics of the examination, the evaluation, and the concepts and details of the grading process.
• To introduce those "tricks of the trade" that may improve your chances of passing the exam.
• To give participants an opportunity to ask questions about the certification program and the exam.

This workshop is language-neutral and should be of value to anyone who is interested in learning more about the exam, regardless of your particular language combinations.

Note that this will be followed by a workshop specifically aimed at preparing for the SP<>EN language combination. Click here if you are interested in attending this workshop.

Sean Dodd is an ATA-certified translator (Spanish>English) who serves on NCTA’s Board of Directors. He is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute’s School of Russian and also holds a BA in Spanish, a Certificate in Legal Interpretation (Spanish), and a Diploma in Fluency-Level Spanish (DELE Superior). After more than a decade of translation and interpreting experience, Sean earned ATA certification in 2012 at his first exam sitting. This is his second year presenting this workshop.

Questions? Need more info? Please contact Sarah Llewellyn:

Please note: The workshop requires a minimum number of participants. Should the number of participants not be reached by August 26, the workshop will be cancelled. NCTA will not be responsible for any consequential losses to participants arising from this.

Cancellation policy: Refunds are issued only if notice of cancellation is received one week prior to the applicable workshop date. A cancellation fee of $10 is charged for all cancellations.

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