Short Courses

The Translation and Interpreting Studies program at Monash University is pleased to announce the program of professional development short courses on offer in Melbourne and regional Victoria in 2015 and 2016.

Full schedule of all upcoming professional development short courses for 2015 / 2016:

Melbourne (Caulfield/City) Geelong Ballarat Morwell Wodonga
Courses for experienced T & I practitioners
Legal Interpreting May-June 2015
Health Interpreting June-August 2015
February-March 2016
Mental Health Interpreting November 2015
Education Interpreting July 2015
Translation and Technology June 2015
Telephone and video-link interpreting June-July 2015
Road safety and driver interpreting November 2015
Simultaneous interpreting February 2016
Stress Management for Interpreters July 2015
March 2016
Courses for recently graduated or accredited practitioners
Orientation to T&I sector December 2015
Courses for entry-level practitioners
Entry-level (community) September-October 2015
February-April 2016
November 2015 August- September 2015 October-November 2015 August
Courses appropriate for all levels
Advanced Ethics Workshop December 2015

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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 practicing interpreters and translators.

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



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 that can lead to recommendation for NAATI accreditation, 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 ring: (03) 9905 2228 or write to:
Short Courses (Translation and Interpreting)
Attn. Ms Jocelyne Mohamudally, Translation and Interpreting Studies
School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia