Legal Interpreting - PDA1010

Legal Interpreting

Professional development short course

The short course examines the principles and practices associated with interpreting in legal settings. Topics covered include an overview of the Australian legal system, police interpreting, court interpreting, tribunals, and family violence interpreting. The short course is composed of presentations from experts in the legal field and experienced interpreters, and practical interpreting exercises to establish best practice when working in this field.

This short course is supported by the Department of Premier and Cabinet, State Government of Victoria.

Students may also apply for a bursary which allows for a heavily discounted enrolment fee in cases of financial hardship. Bursary applicants must satisfy the criteria to be considered. The cut-off date for bursary applications is 7 days before the course start date.

At a glance

Date
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Time
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Location
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Cost
$433
$390 (10% discount for AUSIT and ASLIA members)

Aims:

Establish best practice when working in the legal interpreting field.

Topics covered:

Topics covered include an overview of the Australian legal system, police interpreting, court interpreting, tribunals, and family violence interpreting.

Assessment:

Your presenter will identify a variety of practical tasks during the course.

Recognition:

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn up to 40 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.3 and 1.4 of NAATI Recertification Catalogue). A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.