Legal Interpreting

Dates:

Fridays 8 and 15 December 2017 – 9:30 am to 5:00 pm (Applications now open)

Location:

Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Duration:

Two days (15 hours)

PD points towards NAATI recertification:

Successful completion of the course entitles participants to 40 points in section 1.2 of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue (or 20 points in the legal specialisation in section 1.3).

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:

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:

Certificates of Completion will only be issued to participants who attend all face-to-face hours of the course.

Payment conditions:

Payment of course fees is to be made via credit card, and is required to confirm registration in the course.  Instructions for payment will be provided to successful applicants following submission of the application form.

Please note that 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.”