Monash University T&I PD Program: Courses for translators and interpreters in December 2017

From 05/12/2017 until 15/12/2017. Register by 24/11/2017. VIC 
Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Applications are now open for a number of short courses for translators and interpreters in December. Further information on each course, and a link to the application form, can be accessed through the links below.

Intended audience: The courses are aimed at practising interpreters and translators who are already working in the industry. It is open to interpreters/translators of all languages.

Participants completing any of the above courses will be eligible for recertification points in accordance with the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 24 November (or earlier, if maximum available places are filled).


December 2017 Scheduled courses

Ethics for Interpreters (Tuesday 5 December):

Half-day workshop allowing careful consideration of the relevant code of ethics and its application to the challenges interpreters may find in their practice. Open to interpreters of spoken and signed languages, but particularly considers the AUSIT code of ethics.

Entry-Level 2: Community Interpreting (Wednesdays 6 and 13 December):

Intended for proficient speakers of English and at least one other language, who have some knowledge or experience of the interpreting industry and are interested in furthering this knowledge and skills. Ideal for new entrants to the industry.

Ethics for Translators (Tuesday 12 December):

Half-day workshop that specifically considers ethical challenges from the perspective of translators.

Legal Interpreting (Fridays  8 and 15 December):

Two-day course that considers a range of legal contexts in which interpreters work. Participants will be introduced to general aspects of the Australian legal system, interpreting work in police, court and tribunal settings, as well as consideration of the specialised requirements for interpreting in these settings.

Translation and Technology (Fridays 8 and 15 December):

Led by experienced translators, this workshop provides an introduction to a range of Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tools and hands-on learning with SDL Trados. It is intended for practising translators with little or no experience in CAT tools.


* A limited number of bursaries is available to support applicants whose financial circumstances would not allow to otherwise participate. Applications with request for bursary support must be submitted by Friday 17 November through the online application form provided in each course page.


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


Express your interest in other courses to be offered: Monash T&I Professional Development Short Courses webpage.

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