Legal Translator Exam: Tips & Tricks

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Training Description

This Training provides participants with comprehensive knowledge on how to deal with the legal translator examination conducted by the UAE Ministry of Justice. This includes the settings, environment, tools, types of texts and criteria adopted for evaluation.

This course also introduces the participants to the Ministry’s pre-requisites for translators to apply for this examination. Through this course, you can decide whether you are qualified to apply for this examination or not.

Participants will be also exposed to the most frequently recurring genres translators are generally examined with.

Who Should Attend?

This course is beneficial for any employees who are interested in and qualified to become legally certified translators.

Training Objectives

  • You will know for sure you are qualified to apply for this examination
  • You will thoroughly familiarize yourself with the examination settings
  • Discuss the main points of the examination
  • Identify the mechanism to be used during the examination
  • Translate samples of the types of texts that are most frequently used by the Ministry
  • Analyze and discuss the most frequent mistakes made by applicants

Training Duration: 1 day

Training Program

08:30 – 09:00

Registration & Coffee

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome & Introduction

09:30 – 10:00

Overview of the Course

10:00 – 10:30

Examination Environment Demonstration

10:30 – 11:30

Examination Material Discussion (Part 1)

11:30 – 11:45


11:45 – 12:30

Examination Material Discussion (Part 2)

12:30 – 01:30

Examination Material Discussion (Part 3)

01:30 – 02:10


02:10 – 02:40

Evaluation Criteria

02:40 – 03:50

Case Study

03:50 – 04:00

Training Wrap-up


End of Day One

Spaces available on the following dates:


Date: Nov 25, 2018


Date: Dec 30, 2018

Material given during the training: Compiled translated material related to the course

Before the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete a Pre-Course Assessment Form to determine their current level and objectives for attending the course. The content of such Form will be used by the trainer only to give tailored training that is focused on each group of delegates.

At the end of the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete an Individual Development Plan and Vocational Completion Certificate.