THE PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR ENGLISH <> WELSH TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS

Examinations

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

Candidates may choose to sit the examinations in one of our centres in Aberystwyth, Cardiff or Glynllifon (near Caernarfon).


Examinations

Two examinations, each of 2 hours 5 minutes duration, are held within one examination session:

PAPER 1 – translation from English into Welsh*, held in the morning
PAPER 2 – translation from Welsh into English*, held in the afternoon


Fees for members: £90 for sitting one paper and £150 for sitting both papers.
Fees for others
: £105 for sitting one paper and £180 for sitting both papers.


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.

October 2022 Text Membership Examinations

The next Text Membership Examinations, at both Full and Basic level, and into Welsh and into English, will be held on Saturday, 1 October 2022, in the usual centres.

The registration period will open during July 2022. At that time the examinations handbook for those examinations and the registration form will be published.

Note: all documentation is available in Welsh only.

April 2022 Text Membership Examinations

The examinations handbook, 'Llawlyfr Arholiadau Aelodaeth Testun Ebrill 2022' (which is only available in Welsh), remains relevant to candidates, especially the information contained in it regarding announcing the results, applying for an individual report and the appeals process.

Note: all documentation is available in Welsh only.

Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru is part funded by the Welsh Government.