Health Interpreting



Friday 25 August and Friday 1 September, 2017 [Applications closed]
(Attendance is required at both sessions)


Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.


21 hours, composed of 14 hours of face-to-face sessions split over two days, and 7 hours of self-study activities.

PD points towards revalidation:

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will earn 60 PD points towards revalidation (Section 3.5 of NAATI Revalidation Catalogue)

 About the course:

The short course examines the principles and practices associated with interpreting in healthcare settings. Topics covered include the healthcare system, communication between medical practitioners and patients, and special considerations when working with patients from CALD backgrounds. The short course is composed of presentations from experts in the healthcare field and experienced interpreters, and practical interpreting exercises to establish best practice when working in this field.

These professional development short courses are run with the support of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, State Government of Victoria.


Intended audience:

The course is aimed at practising interpreters who are already working in the industry. It is open to interpreters of all languages.


$433 (GST included).

AUSIT and ASLIA members receive a 10% discount: $390 (GST included).

 Application process:

To apply, please submit the online application form.

We will contact you to advise the outcome of your application and provide instructions on how to make payment of the course fees. Please note that registration will only be confirmed once payment has been received.

 Attendance requirements:

Participants are required to attend all face-to-face hours of the course.

Certificates of Completion will be issued to participants who attend all face-to-face hours of the course, and complete all self-study activities.

Payment conditions:

Payment of course fees is to be made via credit card. Instructions for payment will be provided to successful applicants following submission of the application form. Refunds can only be provided when participants are unable to attend due to illness or other unavoidable circumstance, upon provision of relevant material evidence.


“Monash University is a leading provider of language and Interpreting and Translating training. I think they did a good job to help us achieve our goals.”

“The homework activities and handouts were always very useful to find specific vocabulary and gain further knowledge on the topics.”

“I enjoyed all the information and in each session there was a guest with new information. That was really interesting.”