On-Demand Course


Interpreting in Legal Settings



This self-paced online course aims to provide a general overview of the Australian Legal System and best practices in Court, Legal & Police Interpreting settings.

Who would this be useful for?

This course is designed for practising interpreters who wish to enhance their knowledge of the Australian Legal System and police and court interpreting discourse, or are preparing for the NAATI Certified Specialist Legal Interpreter test.

This course will cover the following items:

The Australian Legal System

Courts and Tribunals

The Trial Process

Arrest Detention and Bail

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Court Interpreting Discourse

Lawyer-Client Interviews

The Recommended National Standards for Working with Interpreters in Courts and Tribunals

Police Interpreting Discourse

Course outcomes


Certificate Earned

 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). Some courses may attract PD points from multiple categories. Please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification.


Course Completion Guidelines

Students are required to read and complete all the course content, including watching all videos, and successfully completing all assessments. In order to attain your certificate, you need to score 100% on each assessment. Students will have unlimited attempts to complete the course over the length of their access.


Presented By

Presenter - Cintia Lee
NSW Branch Committee PD Coordinator
Senior Lecturer, Interpreting and Translating Studies (RMIT University)
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University
Melbourne, Australia
National Council Member
New South Wales, Australia

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40 points
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12 Modules
58 Lessons
12 Quizzes
24 Months Unlimited Access