Short and ad hoc courses

The following offer short courses for purposes of brushing-up or specialisation on an ad hoc basis:


  • The Wits Language School offers a range of short courses in interpreting and translation. Contact Dr Kim Wallmach on 011 ;717 3771 or E-mail. ;For more Details, see the ;Website. ;
  • The Department of Linguistics & Language Practice at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein offers various short courses in translation, interpreting and editing on request. Contact Corrie Geldenhuys at E-mail ;or on ;051 401 9009.
  • The Language Centre at the University of Stellenbosch offers workshops on various aspects of writing and document design. See their Website ;for details or contact Audrey Poole at E-mail ;or 021 808 2167.
  • McGillivray Linnegar Associates offer courses in Cape Town and Johannesburg on editing, proofreading and other aspects of the publishing process. See their ;Website for details or contact Ken McGillivray at E-mail or on 021 552 5240. ;
  • Kate McCallum Consulting offers courses in publishing, indexing and copyright. Contact Kate at E-mail or on 021 461 5392.



The Department of Afrikaans & Nederlands at Stellenbosch University also ;offers short courses:

Short courses 2015

All at NQF level 8. Admission requirement: Any B degree

  • Translation Methodology
  • Translation Practice (Afr-Eng, Eng-Afr, Eng-Xhosa)
  • Literary Translation (Afr-Eng and Eng-Afr as one course)
  • Editing Methodology
  • Editing practice (Afrikaans, English, Xhosa)

Note: Presentation of the courses is subject to sufficient interest. The Editing Methodology and Translation Methodology courses have to be passed before students may register for the practical courses.

Contact: Dr Amanda Lourens

Tel: 021 808 2160

E-mail: ; ;





McGillivray Linnegar Associates training 2016 (104448 bytes)

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