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Associate Prerequisite Examination Spring 2020

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm MDT

$30 – $90


Mandatory Information Session for Examination Registrants

The information session is for ALL examination registrants. All candidates MUST attend (in person, no one else can come for you) in order to be allowed to write the examination. At this time ATIA’s Bylaws and Code of Ethics will be reviewed, language professions will be discussed, and the examination procedure will be described in detail.

You must fill in the registration form to be registered for information session [Click red button labelled ‘REGISTER’]

Candidates who do not attend an information session will NOT be allowed to write the prerequisite examinations and will receive a refund (less $25 administration fee). Candidates receiving a refund may register for future exams.

January 18, 2020 in Edmonton, 10:00 a.m. to noon
January 25, 2020 in Calgary,
10:00 a.m. to noon

Registration for the information session is automatic when you register for the associate level prerequisite examinations below.


Associate level Prerequisite Examinations

March 14, 2020 – Examinations

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Calgary and Edmonton (both examinations can be written)

    • ATIA Code of Ethics Examination ($60)
      • Multiple-choice scenario-based questions
    • English Proficiency Examination ($30)
      • Candidates writing into English must pass an editing test; candidates writing from English must pass a reading-comprehension test (so you can only register for one language combination at a time

NOTE: If you need to complete one or both of these prerequisite examinations, be mindful of which payment you choose below. You will be able to choose one exam or the other, OR a combined ticket if you must complete both examinations.

Once you pass these prerequisite examinations, you will receive confirmation that you are able to take the next level of examinations for membership with ATIA. You will not pay for this exam now.

April 11, 2020 – Associate level Translation Examination

10:00 am to Noon, in Calgary and Edmonton

    • Translation Examination ($125)       Note:  Ticket to purchase the translation exam will be added after completion of the prerequisite exams.
      • Prerequisite:  Pass the Code of Ethics AND the English Proficiency Examination within the past 24 months

Payment and Refunds

    • After attending the information session, a candidate may obtain a refund (less $25 administration fee) if he/she decides not to write the exam.  The Examination Coordinator must be informed of the decision by e-mail within two weeks following the Information Session; after that time no refund will be issued.
    • Examinations: Refunds (less a $25 administration fee) will only be given to those candidates who miss the examination due to medical reasons, provided a doctor’s note is submitted to the examinations coordinator at least 24 hours prior to, or within two weeks following the exam. Refunds will not be given for any other reason. Alternate arrangements to write the exam cannot be made.
    • Registration Fees cannot be applied to other ATIA events or examinations and cannot be carried forward to future examinations.
    • If suitable markers cannot be found for a particular language combination, the candidate will receive a full refund.

Registration Deadline:  January 10, 2020

ALL registrations MUST be completed through ATIA’s website.
If you are paying by e-transfer, you must complete the on-line registration form and pay the fee before the deadline. Late registrations will not be accepted under any circumstances.

E-transfers can be sent to admin@atia.ab.ca with the password ATIAexams.
Registration for the Information Session and Examination will be confirmed by e-mail. The confirmation will include the location information. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, please contact the Examination Coordinator.

Contact the Examinations Coordinator by e-mail at admin@atia.ab.ca or by leaving a message at 780-434-8384 (Edmonton and area), 1-888-434-2842 toll free.


March 14
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
$30 – $90
Event Category:


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