Professional Development (PD) Program for 2018
21 April 2018, 08:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Interpreting in palliative care settings; details TBA
June 2018 – Interpreting for the elderly in residential care
October 2018 – Interpreting (Child Protection)
Interpreting For People Living With Dementia
This Professional Development session – a joint venture of WAITI/Alzheimer’s WA – is the fourth Professional Development workshop WAITI has organised in a range of specialist fields in 2017. Focus: how dementia affects the individual especially in relation to communication.
Date: 11 Nov 2017
Time: 09:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Upstairs Conference Room, Citiplace Community Centre (Perth Railway Station)
Fee: WAITI members $25; non-members: $50 payable on registration. For payment details contact email@example.com
RSVP: to firstname.lastname@example.org by 06 Nov 2017. Late registrations will not be accepted. Places are limited.
NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue Points (category 1.5): 10
NAATI Public Briefing Session for Practitioners
Improvements to NAATI Testing (INT)
When: Saturday, 12 August 2017, 09.00 a.m.
Where: Gordon Stephenson House (entry via Murray Street Mall, Railway Line)
Bookings (essential): EventBrite.com.au
This is an information session on the new NAATI certification scheme and its impact for current practitioners. The session will include a presentation by NAATI CEO Mark Painting.
9 June 2017 – Interpreting for Migration Agents and Lawyers Assisting Clients – a WAITI/School of Law, Murdoch University joint venture
This is the third of a series of Professional Development workshops WAITI is organising in a range of legal areas in 2017. The workshop will look at the particular issues which arise in the area of migration, including interpreting before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
Date: Friday, 09 June 2017
Time: 3:30 p.m. for a 4:00 p.m. start; duration: 2 hours
Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills Lecture Theatre, Law School, Murdoch University
Fee: WAITI members $30 – non-members $50
RSVP: to email@example.com by 02 June 2017
NAATI PD points: 20 (schedule 3.1)
5 April 2017 – Interpreting In The Magistrates Court – a WAITI/Perth Magistrates Court joint venture
This is the second of a series of Professional Development workshops WAITI is organizing in a range of legal areas in 2017. The workshop is offered free of charge and will be conducted by the Deputy Chief Magistrate.
Date: Wednesday, 05 April 2017
Time: 3:30 for a 4:00 pm start; duration: 2 hours. Arrivals later than 3:40 cannot be admitted due to security clearance requirements.
Venue: Court 37, 501 Hay Street Building, Perth 6000. Participants are requested to wait in the foyer for security clearance.
RSVP: RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by 27 March 2017. Late registrations will not be accepted.
Diploma of Interpreting NMTAFE
North Metropolitan TAFE is planning to re-launch the Diploma of Interpreting (PSP50916) in July 2017 in a range of Languages other than English (LOTE).
Languages under consideration are: Arabic, Dinka, Greek, Hazaragi, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Oromo, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.
For further information visit www.northmetrotafe.wa.edu.au
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