Recognition and Accreditation

Recognition Status Application Form

Please check the criteria below to see if you are eligible for recognition.

Recognition will be granted on the basis of experience and education, using a point formula covering various levels of education and professional experience.

 

A recognized translator/interpreter/editor must:

  • Be a current ITA member.
  • Accumulate 12 points, of which no more than 7 should be from education and at least 5 from work experience and professional development courses.
  • Provide two written references from recent clients or employers, specifying the scope of the work completed.
  • Provide the names of three other clients or projects.
  • Sign the application form which includes consent to uphold the ITA Code of Ethics (Appendix 2).

 

The ITA retains the right to modify the wording of this application form as needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 1 - Personal Details

This part should be completed in both languages

Gender

Part 2 - Application Details

Parts 2-7 must be filled in by all applicants in at least one language. You may apply for recognition in up to 3 language pairs for translating / interpreting and two languages for editing (with references for each).

Language Pairs:

Pair 1

Pair 2

Pair 3

 

 

Part 3 – Years of experience and Work scope

3A Years of Experience

3B Scope of Work

Part 3 - Education

Parts 2-7 must be filled in by all applicants in at least one language.

 

Please attach clear, complete photocopies of degrees / diploma.

 

The points for filling Education step:

  • 2-point matriculation exam in translation 1
  • Versio Academy localization course 1
  • Versio Academy Hebrew editing course 1
  • Up to200 hour translation or editing studies program 2
  • 201-400 hour translation or editing studies program 2
  • Bar Ilan Translation MA + Diploma exam 4
  • BA in translation / linguistics / related field 3
  • MA or higher degree in translation / linguistics / related field 4
  • BA in other fields 1
  • MA in other fields 2
  • Ph.D. or equivalent in other fields 3
Are you an accredited member of any other translation association?
Attach copies of relevant diplomas/certificates.
Please specify:
Accreditation diploma/certificate must be attached.

Part 4 - Application Fees and Payment

You may choose one of 3 payment options: Paypal of Bank Transfer. For the latter two, be sure to include your name and the word "Recognition" in the details you give.

Up to 3 language pairs: NIS 250.
2 additional pairs: + NIS 120

4A – Payment by PayPal

Via Paypal account: itapayments@gmail.com

Please put name and "Recognition" in details

4B Payment by Bank Transfer to ITA account

Bank Discount (11), Kanfei Nesharim Branch (331),
Acc. 1790317; Comment line: name + "Recognition"

4C – Details for receipt (if different from personal details)

Part 5 A - Work Experience

You are asked to submit two signed references (preferably from your biggest clients) and names of 3 other clients that can be contacted if necessary. Please inform these three you wish to use them as a reference.

 

For the signed references, the Appendix contains both a Hebrew and an English version of the reference letter. Please send it to your clients accordingly.

 

Remember to submit relevant references for each language pair.

 

The points for filling Work Experience step:

  • 1 year significant part-time experience in translation / interpreting / editing 1
  • 2 years significant part-time experience in translation / interpreting / editing 3
  • 3 years significant part-time experience in translation / interpreting / editing 5
  • 5 years significant part-time experience in translation / interpreting / editing 8
  • 6 years or more significant part-time experience in translation / interpreting / editing 12
  • Completion of an ITA Professional Development course 1
  • Foreign accreditation (ATA, ITI, NAATI, other) 12
The applicant will submit two written references

In addition to the references mentioned in paragraph 1, the applicant will also submit three additional references as detailed in the following table

 

 

Part 5 B – Teaching Experience

Submit some written proof of your teaching experience

Code of Professional Conduct and Business Practices - ITA

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I, the undersigned bearer of ID# hereby declare that I have read and understood all the information in the recognition application form and have read, understood and undertake to uphold the ITA Code of Ethics. Having been warned that I must be truthful and that otherwise I am liable to any punishment allowed by law, I hereby declare that all the information I have provided in this application is correct.

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