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Our Flagship Program

Practical Translation Studies

Practical Translation - Foundation Level

Our Flagship Program is an introductory course on practical translation studies. It has been designed for the bilingual individual with no previous experience in translating written content. The course will expose you to various practical assignments in your language combination.

If you're looking to start a new career in translation, then this course is for you.

First To Market!

Fifth House Training has partnered with South Africa's leading translation company, DMME Translation Services. This partnership has yielded a first to market course that equips bilingual English speaking individuals with a foundational level of practical translation skills. This short course is like no other and caters for the following languages in combination with English:

  • Afrikaans

  • French

  • isiNdebele

  • isiXhosa

  • isiZulu

  • Portuguese

  • Setswana

  • Sesotho

  • Sepedi

  • Siswati

  • Tshivenda

  • Xitsonga

Why Choose This Translation Course?

Flexibility. Study anytime from anywhere in the world.


Start studying at anytime and commence assignments at your own pace. Check in with your course representative if the need arises.

Flexible payment terms on offer.

Use your bilingualism to boost your income.


Use your bilingualism to boost your income. Get practical exposure to assignments from a South African context.

Affordable fees at Fifth House Training

Affordable Fees

Distance learning makes this course extremely affordable. Marked assignments with model answers all included in one course fee. 

Pay-as-you-learn fee structures available.

Course Prospectus

Course Fee

  • R5999

Course Duration

  • 6 months to complete

  • Start anytime

  • Self-paced

  • Distance learning

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Matric Certificate).

  • Short online language test.

  • No tertiary qualification required.

  • Access to computer, word processor, email and internet.


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