Legal Interpreting

Dates:

December 2017 – exact dates to be confirmed shortly.

Location:

Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Duration:

Two days

PD points towards revalidation:

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

About the 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.

Intended audience:

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

Cost:

$433 (GST included).

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

Application process:

Applications for this course will open shortly.

Register your interest to be notified when applications open.

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. Payment of course fees must be made in order to attend the course and be eligible to receive a certificate of completion. Refunds can only be provided when participants are unable to attend due to illness or other unavoidable circumstance, upon provision of relevant evidence.

Testimonials from participants at previous sessions of this course:

“The course is truly wonderful in terms of its design and delivery.”

“I enjoyed the comprehensive content of the course and valuable experience showed by veteran practitioners who delivered fantastic presentations.”

“I enjoyed the interaction with a plethora of diverse professional figures, usually quite difficult to have access to.”

“Both the homework activities and Moodle resources are very useful. I have benefited a lot from doing them.”