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: 

February 2018:

March 2018:

April 2018:

Other professional development short courses to run in 2018 include Ethics for InterpretersEthics for TranslatorsHealth Interpreting, Interpreting in Crisis Situations, Interpreting in Family Violence Settings Level 1,  Legal InterpretingStress Management for InterpretersTranslation and Technology  and more. 

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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. For further details about the NAATI certification system, please visit the NAATI website



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