The European College of Business and Management is a registered Examination Centre (Centre No 1452) for the IoLET Diploma in Translation Examinations, for which we offer IT-supported exam places to external candidates.

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IoLET Level 7 Diploma in Translation (DipTrans)

The IoLET Level 7 Diploma in Translation (QCF) is a professional qualification that tests professional translating skills at a postgraduate level of competence.

The examination is open to all. However, Candidates are advised to ensure, prior to registering, that their level of linguistic attainment in the source language is at least equivalent to a good Honours degree, and that they are familiar with the relevant cultural background. In line with the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) requirements, as a guideline candidates should be 19yrs+.

It is the responsibility of each Candidate to ascertain that they are sufficiently prepared for the examination, and competent in both the source and target languages, have good writing skills and the ability to translate at a professional level. Candidates may choose as the source language any recognised language of a nation or a national group having a culture, literature and expression of thought to which the syllabus of the examination can be applied and in which they are suitably qualified. Occasionally, an examination cannot be set for rarer languages. Please refer to the DipTtrans Languages List on the CIOL webpage.

Additional Information:


The registration for the IoLET Level 7 Diploma in Translation (QCF) exam taking place in January 2020, is open from 1 May 2019 until 31 August 2019.

For further information, and to receive the examination centre application form, please contact:

Mr Jean-Louis Nancy
Examination Officer
Email: jlnancy(at)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7749 5933

Examination Dates & Times

  1. Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - from all languages into English
  2. Wednesday, 22 January 2020 - from English into all languages

Unit 1:
9.30am General translation – 3 hours

Unit 2:
1.30pm Semi-specialized translation – 2 hours
A) Technology
B) Business
C) Literature

Unit 3:
4.00pm Semi-specialized translation – 2 hours
D) Science
E) Social Science
F) Law Examination

Please be aware that the ECBM does not run any courses to prepare for the examination.