Court Interpreting - PDA1011

Court Interpreting

Professional development short course

The short course examines the principles and practices associated with interpreting in court and legal settings. Topics covered include an overview of the Australian Court System, Legal requirements and what constitutes best interpreting practice in these settings.

The short course is composed of presentations from expert professionals in the court and legal field, experienced interpreters, and practical interpreting exercises to establish best practice when working in this field.

This professional development short course is run with the support of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, State Government of Victoria.

Program live zoom sessions

This program comprises a combination of one live interactive Zoom session and 16 hours self-directed learning.
The live zoom session is on Saturday, 10am-12pm, 21 August 2021

At a glance


14 August 2021


2 Weeks




$428 (10% discount for Professionals Australia, AUSIT and ASLIA members)


Establish best practice when working in legal and Court settings.

Topics covered:

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


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


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to earn up to 50 PD points (40 PD Points - Section 1.2 AND 10 PD Points - Section 1.4) of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.