INTERPRETER TRAINING: Australia and New Zealand

  • Australia

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI)


NAATI is Australia’s national body for accreditation of interpreters and translators. Its interpreter testing programs are internationally recognized and well-respected. It is responsible for setting and maintaining standards for the interpreting profession in Australia.

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Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)


Click here to access the Advanced Diploma of Interpreting 

RMIT offers a variety of diploma and degree programs for interpreters and translators. Their program is known for offering training in many refugee languages that other interpreter training programs do not typically support.

  • New Zealand

New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters (NZSTI)


Listings of courses offered by NZSTI and organizations recognized by NZSTI.

NZSTI is New Zealand’s professional association for interpreters and translators. Its mission is to provide networking and support to its members, to promote quality and standards for interpretation and translation, and to raise the profile of the profession in New Zealand.