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Up to 90%* course fee funding for Singaporeans / PR

New Jan 2021 Intake Commencing on: 04 Jan 2021
Every Monday & Thursday  7.00pm - 10.00pm
Online (Using Zoom)

Course Preview: 27 Nov 2020
Friday 7.00pm - 8.30pm
Online (Using Zoom)

  To register: 6334 1080 / 


Course fees can be made using SkillsFuture Credit.

Diploma in Translation and


Programme Details 

Upcoming Classes
Total Training Hours: 216
Next Commencement Date:
04 Jan 2021 (Monday)


Professionals who want to stay plugged in to China’s rapid economic growth, would inevitably has to sharpen their translation and interpreting skills to better engage their Chinese business partners. The Diploma in Translation and Interpretation Skills programme is designed for professionals who aspire to increase their versatility to effectively communicate in both English and Chinese to fulfil their business goals.   
This course aims at raising the bilingual translation skills for professionals in various fields in Singapore and training English-Chinese and Chinese-English translators with perceptiveness in both English and Chinese and translation skills.
Entry Requirements 
1. Tertiary Education (or its equivalent*).
2. At least a B4 grade in GCE ‘O’ Level English or equivalent.
3. At least a B3 grade in GCE 'O' Level Chinese OR a B4 grade in GCE 'O' Level Higher Chinese or equivalent.
4. For other applicants whose first language is not English or Chinese, the certificate of language proficiency must be within 2 years at the time of application.

*The evaluation on equivalent is at the discretion of the institute.

Course Content
The programme adopts a systematic and practical approach. Besides providing an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of the characteristics of English and Chinese languages, translation principles and techniques, topical practices form an integral part of the programme.

Introduction to Linguistics
Comparative English and Chinese Linguistics
English-Chinese and Chinese-English Translation Theory and Practice
Translation Skills for Different Genres
English-Chinese and Chinese-English Interpretation Theory and Practice
Integrated Translation Skills

Assessment & Certificate 
Participants who have fulfilled 75% attendance, passed the examinations of each module and met other module assessment requirements will receive the "Diplomia in Translation and Interpretation" by SCCIOB. 

(A) Intensive 1-Year Programme
Full Course Fee
Nett Fee inc. GST

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Grant*
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy*


Insurance Fee (per calendar yr) inc. GST
Registration Fee, inc. GST


*Terms and conditions apply.
Students are to meet at least 75% attendance of each module before they are allowed to sit for the examination.
Students must pass all examinations to attain the diploma within the stipulated period before they are eligible for the funding.
SSG Grant: Applicable to Singaporeans aged 21 to 39 years old or PR aged 21 years old and above.
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy: Applicable to Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above.

For more information, please call 6334 1080 or visit

Course fee can be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
For more information on funding, please click here.

Contact Us
Tel: 6505 3850

111 North Bridge Road
Peninsula Plaza, Singapore 179098

Download Enrolment form here 

SCCIOB reserves the right to cancel or postpone the course, change the trainer and venue due to unforeseen circumstances. 


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