Monash Interpreter Courses

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Monash University are able to deliver two interpreting courses in Shepparton. One course – Introduction to Community Interpreting Practice – will be offered on Saturday 25 September at St Paul’s African House. The second course – Introduction to Interpreting in Family Violence Settings – will be offered at St Paul’s African House on Saturday 2nd October.


Introduction to Community Interpreting Practice

Professional development short course
This short course is an introduction to community interpreting and covers the fundamental skills and knowledge required to work as an interpreter in Australia. Topics covered include interpreting skills and techniques, the T&I industry, NAATI certification and testing, memory skills, ethics and the role of the interpreter, common interpreting settings, and dialogue interpreting practice. The short course will combine presentations from experienced T&I professionals and practical interpreting exercises.

This short course does not include NAATI certification. For those interested in gaining NAATI certification, further training and testing are required. The short course will provide information about how to gain this. Participants who successfully complete Entry-Level Community Interpreting may be invited to attend a further Entry-Level Community Interpreting Level 2 workshop later in the year, which will extend the knowledge and skills established in this course.

This professional development short course is run with the support of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, State Government of Victoria.
Aims:
An introduction to community interpreting and assist the trainee to understand the fundamental skills and knowledge required to work as an interpreter in Australia. The course is aimed at those with no prior experience in interpreting who are interested in working in the industry.
Topics covered:
Topics covered include interpreting skills and techniques, the T&I industry, NAATI certification and testing, memory skills, ethics and the role of the interpreter, common interpreting settings, and dialogue interpreting practice.
Assessment:
Your presenter will identify a variety of practical tasks during the course.
Recognition:
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to earn 20 PD Points (Section 1.4) of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.
This course is provided by Faculty of Arts School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Cost: $202
Date: Saturday 25th September, full day most likely 9.00-4.00
Venue: St Paul`s African House


Introduction to Interpreting in Family Violence Settings

Professional development short course
This short course is intended for interpreters who have commenced working or who plan to work in settings involving cases of family violence. The course provides an introduction to the various facets of working in family violence settings, discusses best practice for interpreting in this field and features guest presentations from experts.

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

Students, who are based in Victoria, may also apply for a bursary which allows for a heavily discounted enrolment fee in certain cases. Bursary applicants must be NAATI members and satisfy all the criteria to be considered. The cut-off date for bursary applications is 14 days before the course start date.

Aims
The course provides an introduction to the various aspects of working in family violence settings with a view to best practice for interpreting in this scenario.
Topics covered
Topics covered will include an introduction to the various facets of working in family violence settings, best practice for interpreting in this field and guest presentations from experts
Assessment
Your presenter will identify a variety of practical tasks during the course.
Recognition
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to earn 20 PD Points (Section 1.5) of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.
Cost: $50, bursary available
Date: Saturday 2nd October, full day most likely 9.00-4.00
Venue: St Paul`s African House

 

Interested persons are urged to contact Lorna Gillespie on 0428 661 975 asap.

 


State Government Victoria

 

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