Update on NAATI’s Assessment Rubrics

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As part of its ongoing quality assurance and review processes, NAATI has recently updated the wording of some assessment rubric descriptors. These updates are to provide a clearer band descriptor to candidates that is more encompassing and representative of the given band level. These changes are an improvement to the wording of the band descriptors and do not alter NAATI’s assessment process for future or previously awarded results. Amendments include: Certified Translator – Revision of a Non-Specialised Translation task assessment rubric: updated wording of Band 3 descriptor for Skill A (Revision skills) Certified Translator – Translation of a Non-Specialised Text […]

NAATI Welcomes New Directors

The National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd (NAATI) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of three new Board members.  Dr Adolfo Gentile Brings significant expertise as a consultant, expert and researcher in the interpreting and translating field. Dr Gentile is widely known as an expert and has published extensively in the interpreting and translating field.  Mr Mark Avery Brings substantial senior executive experience across a wide range of sectors including community health, education and research, acute care (hospitals) and aged care in both private and public sector settings.  Ms Jovanka Naumoska Brings extensive experience as a legal […]

Telugu Language Announcement

In response to requests, NAATI would like to announce that Telugu has been added in the Credentialed Community Language (CCL) Testing. Candidates can submit CCL applications from 22nd July 2020 for testing due in late August 2020. Test spots will be opened on 30th July 2020. […]

Message from the Chair

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Despite easing restrictions across Australia and the globe, we are still living in challenging times.  The continuing impact of COVID-19 on our services, and our staff, has necessitated new ways of thinking about how we do business and how we continue to operate effectively in this new reality.  And, most importantly, how we support T&I professionals.  With that in mind, I am pleased to announce that the NAATI Board has agreed to some fundamental short-term changes to assist T&I practitioners.  For the period 1 April 2020 to 30 June 2021, the following changes will apply:  50 percent reduction in recertification […]

Message from the Board

NAATI Chair Voula Messimeri AM with an important message regarding COVID-19 In the current and difficult global circumstances, NAATI remains dedicated to its vision for a connected community without language barriers. The impact of COVID-19 means that it is not quite business-as-usual for our organisation as we move our staff into remote working arrangements as of Monday, 30 March 2020. Employee wellbeing and business continuity remain high priorities for us as we navigate through this challenging global event. Whilst our physical offices will now be closed until at least the end of  June 2020, I want to assure you that our […]