Introduction to Community Interpreting Practice - PDA1015

This short course is an introduction to community interpreting and covers the fundamental skills and knowledge required to work as an interpreter in Australia. Topics covered include: interpreting fundamentals, skills and techniques, the T&I industry, NAATI certification and testing. The short course will combine presentations from experienced T&I professionals and practical interpreting exercises.

Fees

$224
$202 (10% discount for Professionals Australia, AUSIT and ASLIA members)

Aims:

An introduction to community interpreting and assist the trainee to understand the fundamental skills and knowledge required to work as an interpreter in Australia. The course is aimed at those with no prior experience in interpreting who are interested in working in the industry.

Topics covered:

Topics covered include interpreting skills and techniques, the T&I industry, NAATI certification and testing, memory skills, ethics and the role of the interpreter, common interpreting settings, and dialogue interpreting practice.

Assessment:

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

Recognition:

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to earn 20 PD Points (Section 1.4) of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.

Course Structure

This 1-day program combines a series of modules delivered face to face.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to earn 20 PD Points (Section 1.4) of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue.

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to those that meet the requirements of the course.

This short course does not include NAATI certification. For those interested in gaining NAATI certification, further training and testing are required.

This professional development short course is delivered with the support of the State Government of Victoria through the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing.

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