Conference interpreters transfer highly complex, specialised messages from a source language into a target language. They interpret in high-level situations such as speeches and presentations in national and international settings, at conferences, meetings and official events (for example formal academic presentations, formal addresses or Royal Commissions proceedings) across a broad range of domains.

Auslan Certified Conference Interpreters (CCI) typically hold a master’s degree or higher in conference interpreting (or a combination of extensive work practice and professional development) and a recommended minimum two years’ work experience as a conference interpreter in their language combination.

NAATI’s Auslan Certified Conference Interpreter Test is an objective assessment of the skills and competencies needed to practice as a conference interpreter, handling complex interpreting in national and international settings.

There will be separate tests for Auslan into English and English into Auslan certification: