ISO 17100:2015 and Qualified Status
ISO 17100:2015 is the internationally recognised standard for translation services and was created to respond to the market need for a universally accepted benchmark. Translation services certified with ISO 17100:2015 is a guarantee of higher standards of quality and customer service.
What are the benefits of freelance translators meeting the ISO 17100:2015 standard?
For freelance translators
■ Recognition of working to international standards
■ Potential to tender for contracts that require adherence to a recognised management system
■ Greater confidence for prospective clients that I work to the highest recognised specialist standard
■ Evidence I am a professional and forward-thinking translator.
For translation service providers
■ Confidence that potential translators work to a recognised standard and are committed to maintaining those standards in the industry
■ Reduced need to spend time checking qualifications and CPD records of freelancers to ensure they meet the standard
■ Opportunity to search the ITI Directory using the Qualified Status as a search criterion