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.

Upcoming courses include: 

November 2017:

December 2017:

February 2018:

March 2018:

April 2018:

Other professional development short courses to run in 2018 include Health Interpreting, Interpreting in Crisis Situations, Stress Management for Interpreters, Ethics for Translators, and more. 

Enquire or express interest in upcoming PD short courses…


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

Please note: this information relates to professional development short courses run by the Translation and Interpreting Studies program which are intended to update and extend the skills of practising interpreters and translators.

Please note that these short courses do not lead to recommendation for NAATI accreditation or certification.



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

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.

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


If you have an enquiry about short courses, please send an email to the following address: or call: (03) 9905 2228