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EOI: RMIT Specialised Community Interpreting Course Scholarship

Call for Expression of Interest (EOI): Specialised Community Interpreting Course Scholarship RMIT Semester 2, July Intake
Sponsored by Language Loop, RMIT University is delighted to announce the call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Specialised Community Interpreting Course for the Semester 2, July 2024 intake. This course will be offered in a hybrid mode, allowing participants the option to attend either online or onsite. Successful applicants will be awarded a scholarship covering $5,000 towards the tuition fees for this course ($6,960).
Supported Languages:
  • Arabic
  • Cantonese
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Current NAATI certified interpreters in one of the supported languages.
  • Commitment to complete the course duration and participate in all required activities.
  • AUSIT members will be given priority.
Course Summary
This is a 12-week, double credit course covering both, the health and legal specialisations. The course includes 4h of weekly practice, 3h of lectures, weekly knowledge-based quizzes and homework packages for self-practice.
You will extend your advanced interpreting skills in dialogue, consecutive, telephone, and simultaneous interpreting, and sight translation with a focus on modes of interpreting in specialised community settings (health and legal).
This course aims at preparing practitioners for the Certified Specialist Interpreter-Health & Legal credentials tested by NAATI.
How to Apply
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their Expression of Interest before May 15, 2024. Successful candidates will be notified and guided through the enrolment process. Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will also be ensured ongoing court/hospital work with Language Loop. Any further inquiries, please contact the RMIT Higher Education team at translatingandinterpretinghe@rmit.edu.au


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