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Trados Training for Beginners

One day Trados training course at beginner level are held fortnightly subject to demand.  These courses are currently held at central London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Chelmsford. Further courses will be organised in other cities in the UK and EU in the near future. If you would like us to organise courses in your area, please contact Eric at Provided that we get a minimum of 6 bookings, we will start courses at your area.


Dates: Please go to our booking page for available dates.

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The Training Room Hire Company
Lafone House
The Leather Market
Weston Street
London SE1 3HN

15 Markland close

Fee: £210.00 including 3 months subscription to our support scheme, refreshments and lunch

Fee: £170.00 including 3 months subscription to our support scheme, refreshments and lunch

Please click here for directions and map.

When you arrive at the venue, please wait at the reserved table in the cafe for your trainer to collect you.

If you are driving, please click here to get directions. Otherwise, email us and we can arrange to pick you up from Chelmsford Railway Station.

Course Programme:


09:45 Registration and Refreshments


10:00 Background and Process


11:00 coffee break


11:30 Basic Components of Trados


12:30 lunch break


13:30 Trados tools & Features


14:30 coffee break


15:00 Workshop


17:00 Round up & close


Fees: London, Manchester, Edinburgh: £210.00    Chelmsford: £170.00 Fees include 3 months of free subscription to our support programme.



This beginners course is fairly intensive and aspires to get the participants up an running with the daily use of basic Trados functions. It is strongly recommended therefore that interested parties spend a little time to get acquainted with some terminology and simple basics of computer aided translation (CAT) tools before taking part in this course. This will not only aid the smooth running of the course, but will also facilitate a more meaningful and productive learning process. Even a casual research in the topics suggested below would be highly beneficial:

- What does computer aided translation actually mean and why it is becoming more and more popular? (Optional)

- What are your reasons of wanting to make use of this tool?

- What is a Translation memory? What is actually stored in the Translation memory? (Optional)

- What does file format mean? Can you name file formats other than Microsoft World document (doc, rtf), Excel document (xls) and PowerPoint document (ppt)?

- What does source language, target language, bi-lingual text mean?

If you are already familiar with the above that's great, otherwise a couple of hours of research on the Internet would work wonders.

Following links could help:

Please also note that participants must be computer literate and able to use at least MS Word and/or Excel applications.


If beginner and intermediate courses are booked together, you will get a year’s subscription