NAATI understands that some aspiring practitioners may find it difficult to access formal training in translating and/or interpreting, due to their language or location. To allow these individuals the opportunity to satisfy the training requirement for NAATI certification testing and Recognised Practising credentials, NAATI offers an alternative pathway.
This pathway involves the completion of a Skill Set consisting of certain AQF units that provide foundational training in translation and interpreting.
Individuals who complete these units will satisfy the training prerequisite for:
This Skill Set is generally taught in mixed-language cohorts.
The institutions that have informed NAATI that they are currently accepting Skill Set enrolments are:
Babel International College – interpreting only
Deaf Services QLD – Auslan interpreting only
North Metropolitan TAFE (WA) – interpreting only
RMIT University – translating and interpreting
TAFE SA – translating and interpreting
TAFE QLD – interpreting only