THE PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR ENGLISH <> WELSH TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS

Text Membership Examinations

Text Membership Examinations for Full and Basic membership of Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru are usually held twice a year, in April and in October.

The examination centres are at Aberystwyth University, Cardiff University and Coleg Glynllifon near Caernarfon.

On the day of the examinations, two examinations, each of 2 hours and 5 minutes duration, are held as follows:

PAPER 1: translation into Welsh, held in the morning (10.30am)
PAPER 2: translation into English, held in the afternoon (1.45pm)


The Full Membership examination requires candidates to translate two texts of approximately 300 words each, as well as a 300 word text during the week in which the examinations are held.

The Basic Membership examination requires candidates to translate two texts of approximately 250 words each.

Candidates may choose to sit one examination into one language only or to sit both papers.


The examination fees:

Members of Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru, the Recognised Companies, the organisations who are recognised, and the Student Associates pay
£90
for sitting one paper, or £150 for sitting both papers on the same day.

Everyone else will pay
£105
for sitting one paper, or £180 for sitting both papers on the same day.

Text Membership Examinations, 22 April 2023

The information about these examinations will be available when the registration period open in February 2023. The examination handbook and the registration form will be published here at that time.

The examination handbook will provide answers to almost all questions asked by candidates: registration, the day of the examinations itself, marking the work, announcing the results, and what happens thereafter.

Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru is part funded by the Welsh Government.