Translators translate and adapt or localize text and written material from one language to another.
A university degree in translation is required, with a specialization in translation, interpretation or terminology in two languages including at least one of the two official languages or a university degree in a related discipline such as languages, linguistics, philology and courses in linguistic transfer and two years of experience as a full-time translator working in two languages, at least one of which is an official language or five years of experience as a fulltime translator working in two languages, at least one of which is an official language. Certification on dossier or by examination from the Canadian Translators and Interpreters Council required for translators, terminologists and interpreters. Fluency in three languages is usually required for translators working in an international context. Membership in a provincial or territorial association of translators, interpreters and terminologists may be required.