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: 

 2018-2019 T&I Professional Development Program Calendar

July 2018
Fri 6 Entry-Level 1 to Community Interpreting Delivered
Fri 20 Interpreting in Crisis Situations Delivered
Sat 21 Stress Management for Interpreters Delivered

August 2018
Fri 17 & 24 Health Interpreting  Delivered

September 2018
Fri 7 & 14 Entry-Level 2: Community Interpreting  Delivered
Fri 21 & 28 Legal Interpreting  Delivered

November 2018
Sat 10 Education Interpreting Delivered
Fri 16 Entry-Level 1 to Community Interpreting Delivered
Fri 23 & 30 Translation and Technology Postponed to 2019
Fri 30 Family Violence Interpreting Level 1 Delivered

December 2018
Fri 7 Ethics for Interpreters Delivered
Fri 7 Ethics for Translators Delivered

2019 First Semester

February 2019
Mon 11, Tues 12 & Thurs 14 Simultaneous Interpreting  Delivered
March 2019
Fri 8 & Sat 9 Entry-Level 2: Community Interpreting  Open for registrations
April 2019
Fri 5 & Sat 6 Mental Health Interpreting  Open for registrations
May 2019
Fri 10 & Sat 11 Interpreting in Family Violence settings – Level 2
Sat 25 May Entry-Level Translation
June 2019
Fridays 14 & 21 Court Interpreting
Fri 28 Interpreting in Crisis Situations
Sat 29 Stress Management for Interpreters

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