SATURDAY CLASS: SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 for Translators

Formats: Online training
Topics: SDL Trados Training & Certification
Software, tools & computing

Course summary
Start time:May 21, 2011 19:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Duration: 3 hours

The software features will be presented via the trainer’s machine. Purchase of SDL Trados software is not necessary to take this training.

Exams, as well as training manual and materials for each level, are included when you purchase this training session.

Useful links:
SDL Trados support training cancelation policy
How to run SDL Trados Studio 2009 on an Apple Mac
SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 for Translators
Learning Objectives:
This course is designed to give Translators a good understanding of the features and functionality within SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009.

Target Audience:
Translators who wish to understand how to use SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009


SDL TRADOS Certification:
This course provides all of the knowledge attendees need to pass the SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 for Translators exam (new and available September 2009).
The SDL TRADOS Certification program enables individual translators and project managers to validate their knowledge and expertise in the use of SDL Trados products. Achieving SDL TRADOS Certification demonstrates that you are fully prepared to work with the world’s leading translation technology.
Each exam consists of 40 questions and lasts 40 minutes. Attendees take their exams by logging into their SDL My Account and selecting the My Certification area, where their exams and corresponding training manuals can be found.
Attendees will be advised on completion of their exam whether they have passed or need to retake.

Further Information:
For further information on any of our courses, training delivery options and course dates, the SDL TRADOS Certification programme or course fees please contact us
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  • What is terminology and what can it be used for
  • What is a termbase
  • What does concept-oriented mean

First Steps
  • Starting SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009
  • User interface overview: how to best use the screen space (auto-hide, float panes, moving panes)
  • Opening a termbase in SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009
  • Entry view
  • Termbase view
  • Hitlist view
  • Terms/Browse view
  • Termbase Catalogue

Most common search operations
  • Setting source/target language
  • Normal search
  • Fuzzy search
  • Full-text search

Advanced search operations
  • Only return terms with target
  • Creating a simple filter
  • Applying filter and filter options, i.e. hard filter on/off
  • Multiple termbase search

Editing operations
  • Adding a new entry
  • Editing an entry: adding a term in a new language
  • Editing an entry: adding descriptive information, e.g. a ‘Note’ field
  • Editing an entry: adding an image
  • Editing an entry: creating a cross-reference / hyperlink
  • Defining an input model
  • Adding a new entry using the input model
  • Deleting an entry

Conversion of Excel glossaries
  • Creating a new termbase definition using the multilingual termbase template
  • Preparing an Excel file for conversion into MultiTerm format
  • Converting the Excel glossary with MultiTerm Convert
  • Importing the conversion result into the newly-created termbase

User profiles
  • Saving and loading user profiles

Integration into SDL Trados Studio 2009
  • Selecting a termbase in SDL Trados Studio 2009
  • Overview of SDL Trados Studio 2009
  • Using the active terminology recognition, inserting terminology while translating
  • Adding ad-hoc entries to the termbase while translating

SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 Online
  • Introduction to SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 Online
  • Logging into SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 Online
  • Selecting a termbase
  • Overview of SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 Online Interface
  • Termbase browsing
  • Search Functionality: normal, fuzzy, full-text search
  • Logging-out

Registration and payment information
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Click on the buy button on the right to purchase your seat

Participation fee includes:

• Access to training session with SDL Trados Certified Trainer.
• SDL Trados Approved Training Manual & sample files for practice.
• SDL Trados Certification Exams.

Steps to take your training and certification:

1 - Register & Pay

To register in this session please click on the "register and pay later" button on the right. Your status will be marked as "registered" and it will indicate only your interest in the training session. Status changes to registered and paid when payment is processed and informed to

To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

If you have purchased training with SDL Trados or as part of a software + training offer you should redeem your credit by clicking on the "use credit" button on the right.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

2 - Get your course manual and sample files

After payment you will be given access to SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 for Translators Training resources , a restricted area of the site to download the courseware and sample files.

You don't need to have gone through the manual and files before the training, and ideally should not have them open during the session. Your instructors will be sharing their screen and using the sample files. The manual and files are so that you may practice after the training and prepare to pass the certification exam. Some of the sample files will be proprietary SDL Trados files and can only be opened with an installed activated license of SDL Trados.

3 - Attend the training session

72 hours before the training session takes place, you will receive an invitation to join the session. Please, click the registration link or button provided in the invitation email to join the session at the announced time.

4 - Take your SDL Trados Certification exam

SDL TRADOS Certification exams are delivered by SDL TRADOS. Certification exams will be available in your SDL My account approximately 10 working days after making a payment. Note that you must be registered and have an account at SDL to receive the certification exams. If you do not have an account with SDL, you can create one here: Make sure you use the same email address associated with your account when creating your SDL account. If you have an account with a different email address, or if after 10 days you have not received the certification exams please contact SDL Product training at [email protected] indicating which training session you have taken along with the proper email address for your SDL account so that the certification exams can be updated.

Please, read the SDL Certification Training Sessions FAQs for more information

There needs to be a minimum of 6 students to conduct this training session. If the minimum students is not reached 72 hours before the session is to take place, you will be notified and asked to book your seat in an upcoming session without extra cost or transaction from your part.

Participants should not delay in making payments to ensure classes are not canceled due to low enrollment. We suggest then you purchase your spot as soon as possible.
System requirements:
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No purchase needed. You do not need to have SDL Trados software installed on your machine, the software features will be presented via the trainer’s machine.

SDL TRADOS offers a 30-day trial version. It is strongly recommended that you DO NOT have SDL Trados software running during the online training session, as the program and the virtual platform are two resource-intensive applications that may be taxing processor ability. SDL Trados software features will be presented via the trainer’s machine.

If you are interested in purchasing a SDL Trados license, visit TGB to buy at the lowest price in the market.

Virtual platform system requirements

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) . If needed, download Java here.
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.


• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
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