NAATI Certified Provisional Interpreter (CPI) Test Preparation Course

NEXPD Training is proud to announce its new course 

“NAATI Certified Provisional Interpreter (CPI) Test Preparation Course” (8 weeks)

Trainer: Magdalena Rowan
Course Start Date: June 5, 2024
Course End Date: July 24, 2024
Day and Time: Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM AEST

Fee: $950 (Pay in 4 with Afterpay available)

This intensive 8-week program is meticulously designed for both practicing interpreters and students gearing up for the NAATI CPI Test. During this period, participants will engage in a comprehensive curriculum that covers essential topics and practical interpreting exercises. Whether you’re a current interpreter, an aspiring professional, or seeking NAATI recertification, this course provides the necessary tools for success.

🌟 Key Features 🌟

Lines icon Understand the core principles of the NAATI System and the expectations of the CPI Test.

Bank icon Lay a solid foundation for your interpreting journey.

Test icon Dive deep into the CPI Test expected performance and assessment

Brain icon Weekly Interpreting Practice:

    • Each week, engage in hands-on interpreting practice sessions with live role-players.
    • Cover diverse domains, including education, immigration, health, social welfare, and legal scenarios.
    • Simulate real-life contexts to hone your skills.

 This course is suitable for: 

  1. Interpreters Holding a NAATI Recognised Practicing Interpreter Credential:
    • If you already hold a NAATI Recognised Practicing Interpreter (RPI) Credential, this course provides an excellent opportunity to further refine your skills and prepare for the NAATI CPI Test
  2. Interpreting Students Preparing for the NAATI CPI Test:
    • Aspiring interpreters preparing for the NAATI CPI Test will benefit from our comprehensive curriculum.
    • Gain additional resources and practice to enhance your interpreting abilities.
  3. Interpreters Seeking Professional Development for NAATI Recertification:
    • If you’re an interpreter aiming to maintain your NAATI credentials, this course serves as valuable professional development.
    • Sharpen your Dialogue Interpreting skills and stay competitive in the field.

PLEASE NOTE: This course DOES NOT give you eligibility to take the NAATI CPI test. For more information on eligibility please visit NAATI’s website:

👩‍🏫 Meet Your Expert Presenter:

Magdalena Rowan is a seasoned professional with over 40 years of experience as a certified interpreter and translator. Throughout her career, she has been deeply involved in various aspects of the industry. Here are some key highlights:

  • Certified Interpreter and Translator: Magdalena has provided interpreting and translation services across all levels, demonstrating her expertise and commitment to language access.
  • Educator: Since the 1980s, she has been an educator in interpreting and translating. Her passion for teaching has contributed significantly to the development of the field.
  • NAATI Involvement: Magdalena had a significant role in development of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) certification system and the Continuous Improvement Program. As a NAATI examiner, she worked to achieve high standards in the profession.
  • Diversity and Inclusion Advocate: Magdalena is a member of the Judicial Council on Diversity and Inclusion subcommittee. She actively contributed to the creation of the Recommended National Standards for Working with Interpreters in Courts and Tribunals.
  • Fellowship – and Membership: She is a Fellow and Senior Member of the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT) and a member of the New Zealand Society of Interpreters and Translators.

Magdalena Rowan’s wealth of experience and dedication to excellence make her an invaluable trainer for this course. Students can expect to learn from a true industry expert who has left a lasting impact on the field of interpreting and translation.

Price tag icon Course Price

The NAATI Certified Provisional Interpreter (CPI) Test Preparation Course is priced at $950. You have the convenience of paying in four instalments using Afterpay. This flexible payment option ensures that you can focus on your learning journey without financial stress.

📚 Course Delivery

NEXPD Training LMS and Live Zoom Sessions

  1. NEXPD Training LMS (Learning Management System):
    • Our dedicated online platform provides a seamless learning experience.
    • Access course materials and resources conveniently.
  2. Synchronous Live Zoom Sessions:
    • Engage in real-time learning during weekly Zoom sessions.
    • Participate in interactive discussions, Q&A sessions, and practical exercises.
    • Practice your interpreting skills with role players and other participants
    • Connect with instructors and peers virtually.
  3. Reading and Preparation Materials:
    • Each week, learners will receive reading materials related to the course content.
    • These materials are essential for understanding concepts and preparing for live sessions.
  4. Independent Learning:
    • Learners are encouraged to allocate time for self-study and completion of preparation materials.
    • Use your own time to review content, practice interpreting skills, and reinforce learning.

Work iconAdditional Resources:

NAATI Certified Provisional Interpreter (CPI) Test Preparation Course offers a valuable library of resources:

🎥 Webinars

    • Access a series of informative webinars led by industry experts.
    • Topics include advanced interpreting techniques, ethical considerations, and practical insights.

📖 Self-Paced Online Courses

    • Explore a variety of self-paced modules designed to enhance specific skills.
    • Dive deeper into areas such as note-taking strategies, chuchotage interpreting and sight translation
    • Learn at your own pace, fitting study time around your schedule.

These additional resources are included in the course price, ensuring that you have a comprehensive learning experience.

Team icon Class Size:

To ensure an optimal learning experience, we will limit the student numbers to 20. This approach allows for personalized attention, active participation, and meaningful interactions among learners

🎓NAATI Recertification Points:

A professional development certificate will be issued upon completion of the course. Learners will be eligible to receive 40 points towards recertification (Section 1.4 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue).

Curriculum vitae icon Application Process

  1. Fill out the online application form HERE.
  2. Submit your application.
  3. Applications will be assessed based on applicant suitability and Language Other Than English
  4. Priority will be given to candidates with matching language pairs to facilitate optimal interpreting practice. However, in rare and emerging languages exceptions can be made. 
  5. Spread the word! If you know anyone who speaks the same language as you and is passionate about enhancing their interpreting skills, share this course with them. Your referral could lead to a richer learning experience for both of you, practicing in your native language. 

Apply now! Don’t miss this chance to learn from our experienced trainer Magdalena Rowan and Australia’s best Interpreter and Translator Professional Development platform, NEXPD Training.

If you have question, don’t hesitate to let us know!

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