Professional Development Short Courses

The Translation and Interpreting Studies program at Monash University is pleased to have commenced a new cycle of professional development short courses in August 2017.

The T&I Professional Development short courses run by the Translation and Interpreting Studies program are intended to update and extend the skills of practicing interpreters and translators.

Please note that these short courses do not lead to a recommendation for NAATI accreditation or certification. For further details about the NAATI certification system, please visit the NAATI website

Upcoming courses include: 

 2018 T&I Professional Development Program Calendar

Fri 13 – Sun 15 Simultaneous Interpreting  Delivered
Fri 23 & 2 Mar Entry-Level 2: Community Interpreting Delivered

Fri 9 & 16 Mental Health Interpreting Delivered
Sat 24 Entry-Level Translation Delivered
Wed 28 Education Interpreting Delivered

Fri 13 & 20 Interpreting in Family Violence settings – Level 2 Delivered
Tues 24 Entry-Level 1 Community Interpreting Delivered

Fri 27 Apr & 4 May Court Interpreting Delivered

Fri 6 Entry-Level 1 to Community Interpreting Delivered
Fri 20 Interpreting in Crisis Situations Delivered
Sat 21 Stress Management for Interpreters Delivered

Fri 17 & 24 Health Interpreting  Delivered

Fri 7 & 14 Entry-Level 2: Community Interpreting  Delivered
Fri 21 & 28 Legal Interpreting  Delivered

Saturday 10 Education Interpreting Registrations now open
Fri 16 Entry-Level 1 to Community Interpreting Registrations now open 
Fri 23 & 30 Translation and Technology Registrations now open
Fri 30 Family Violence Interpreting Level 1  

Fri 7 Ethics for Interpreters  Registrations now open
Fri 7 Ethics for Translators  Registrations now open

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

For general enquiries about our professional development short courses, please email us on or call: (03) 9905 2123.

For information on our postgraduate courses in interpreting and translation, please consult the coursework section of the website.

Follow this link to join our T&I PD mailing list and to be notified once course applications open.

 If you are a TIS National interpreter, you may be able to receive reimbursement for the fee of these short courses.

Further information is available on the TIS National website – Professional development for TIS National interpreters.

TIS National interpreters who wish to seek reimbursement for a Monash University Interpreting & Translation short course must successfully complete the course and receive a certificate of completion with PD points. Completion refers to attendance at 80% of face-to-face classes and completion of all homework/online activities.

Reimbursement will be provided only after the course has been fully completed. Reimbursement is restricted to one short course per year.

For more information contact