SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 for Translators

Format: Online training

Course summary
Start time:Apr 27, 2010 15:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Session language: English

Time and date:
April 27th from 15:00 to 18:00 GMT time.

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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

In addition to the training modules detailed above there is an additional module for those organizations that are using SDL Trados MultiTerm 2009 Online.

    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.
    • approved training manual, sample files & exercises
    • certification exams.

    How do I register?

    To register in this session please click on the "sign up now" 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

    How do I purchase my spot?

    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.

    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.

    How do I get pre-training material?:

    The course materials and exams will be placed in your "My Account" at SDL.

    Please go to and create your account or log in if you already have an account. Go to 'My Account' area and access the Certification page, you will find the training course manual below your exams for you to download.

    IMPORTANT: Make sure you use the same contact information - name and email- you entered in your profile to allow identification.

    In paying for SDL Trados training via, the trainee agrees to provide SDL Trados with the email address on file in their account, to which training material and certification exams will be sent.

    How do I access the online platform?

    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 and complete the registration form.

    IMPORTANT: Make sure you use the same contact information - name and email- you entered in your profile to allow identification.

    How do I take SDL Certification Test after I completed this training?

    Delegates wishing to take their exam would do so by accessing it through their My Account here

    Please, read the SDL Certification Training Sessions 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.
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    For PC-based Organizers and Attendees

    • 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

    • Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
    • Required: Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)

    IMPORTANT:You do not need to have the software installed on your machine, the software features will be presented via the trainer’s machine.


    o You need an internet connection and a separate telephone, so that we can talk to you whilst presenting the training.
    o For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband.
    o For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a telephone headset or hands-free speaker phone.
    o We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.
    o Please mute your phone during the training course to ensure that there is no background noise during the audio section.

    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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