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Training Requirements Per NAATI Credential

Scroll down to learn about the options for satisfying the training prerequisite requirement. Training requirements differ depending on what type of NAATI credential you are applying for.

If you are not going to complete a NAATI Endorsed Qualification, you will have to satisfy other prerequisites depending on the eligibility pathway you choose.

RECOGNISED PRACTISING INTERPRETER

Completing at least 40 hours' worth of AQF-accredited units in interpreting theory and/or practice.

RECOGNISED PRACTISING TRANSLATOR

Completing at least 40 hours' worth of AQF-accredited units in translating theory and/or practice.

CERTIFIED PROVISIONAL INTERPRETER

Completing a NAATI endorsed interpreting qualification at Diploma level (AQF Level 5) or higher.

OR

Completing a non-NAATI endorsed interpreting qualification at Diploma level (AQF Level 5) or higher.

OR

Completing at least 40 hours' worth of AQF-accredited units in interpreting theory and/or practice.

CERTIFIED INTERPRETER

Completing a NAATI endorsed interpreting qualification at Advanced Diploma level (AQF Level 6) or higher.

OR

Completing a non-NAATI endorsed interpreting qualification at Advanced Diploma level (AQF Level 6) or higher.

CERTIFIED TRANSLATOR

Completing a NAATI endorsed translating qualification at Advanced Diploma level (AQF Level 6) or higher.

OR

Completing a non-NAATI endorsed translating qualification at Advanced Diploma level (AQF Level 6) or higher.

OR

Completing at least 40 hours' worth of AQF-accredited units in translating theory and/or practice.

CERTIFIED SPECIALIST INTERPRETER (HEALTH)

Completing a NAATI endorsed interpreting qualification (with specialised units in health interpreting) at Bachelor degree level (AQF Level 7) or higher.

OR

Completing a non-NAATI endorsed interpreting qualification (with specialised units in health interpreting) at Bachelor degree level (AQF Level 7) or higher.

CERTIFIED SPECIALIST INTERPRETER (LEGAL)

Completing a NAATI endorsed interpreting qualification (with specialised units in legal interpreting) at Bachelor degree level (AQF Level 7) or higher.

OR

Completing a non-NAATI endorsed interpreting qualification (with specialised units in legal interpreting) at Bachelor degree level (AQF Level 7) or higher.

CERTIFIED ADVANCED TRANSLATOR

Completing a NAATI endorsed advanced translating qualification at Master's Degree level (AQF Level 9) or higher.

OR

Completing a non-NAATI endorsed advanced translating qualification at Master's Degree level (AQF Level 9) or higher.

CERTIFIED CONFERENCE INTERPRETER

Completing a NAATI endorsed conference interpreting qualification at Master's Degree level (AQF Level 9) or higher.

OR

Completing a non-NAATI endorsed conference interpreting qualification at Master's Degree level (AQF Level 9) or higher.

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