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Interpreting Skills for NAATI Certification Skill Set

State ID: EAB44

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.

Please note, you must meet English proficiency requirements to enrol, refer to entrance 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

Successful completion of this Skill Set will provide you with an enhanced opportunity to meet the needs of NAATI Certification, enabling you to undertake interpreting assignments as a Certified Provisional Interpreter.

Classes will commence on Tuesday 4 February 2020 (dependent on numbers).

Entrance Requirements

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

This skill set is intended for practicing interpreters.
You'll be required to demonstrate that you meet the English language prerequisites prior to enrolment either by providing:

  • evidence of completion of a tertiary qualification (degree or higher) where the language of instruction was English or
  • English proficiency comparable or greater than NAATI's requirements

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.

How to apply

Please email with your details and evidence of English proficiency.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus


Fees and charges


When Semester 1, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Page last updated January 21, 2020