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Interpreting Skills for NAATI Certification Skill Set

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Interpreting is a skill that can be used to help people across many community and service industries

Are you, or will you be, in an interpreting or language-related role in the workplace or community? If so then this course will help you meet two of the training prerequisite requirements of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) Certified Provisional Interpreter Test. You will be given guidance in interpreting techniques.

We are currently offering the skill set in:

  • Language Other Than English (LOTE) - English
  • Auslan - English

Please note, you must meet English proficiency requirements to enrol, refer to the requirements below for further information.


  • PSPTIS001 Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
  • PSPTIS002 Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
  • PSPTIS003 Prepare to translate and interpret
  • PSPTIS042 Manage discourses in general settings

This skill set is intended for aspiring interpreters.

You'll be required to demonstrate that you meet the English language prerequisites prior to enrolment either by providing:

or by using any of the tests listed below:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Test - General
  • Occupational English Test (OET)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language - Internet-based test (TOEFL iBT)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) - Academic
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) Test
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
  • International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) English Test

The necessary score for each test can be found on NAATI's website(opens in a new tab) .

Please note Successful completion of this skill set will give candidates two of the four prerequisite training requirements set by NAATI for the Certified Provisional Interpreter Test. The skill set will provide information and training in interpreting techniques. It does not aim to produce fully trained interpreters.

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred option below to get started with your application.

Semester 1, 2024

Perth - On Campus Term 1 (LOTE - English)

Duration 10 Weeks
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Perth
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $550.05 $0.00 $550.05

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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