Course details

CRICOS course code: 094544A

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This qualification covers the competencies required to interpret from a source language to a target language, in general dialogue and monologue settings where the interpreter is able to physically control the discourse to assist retention and recall.

The Diploma of Interpreting prepares interpreters for work typically in the community and business domains, including sectors such as general health, welfare and community services, educational and social contexts, and tourism. As well as interactions such as initial police interviews, over the counter interviews in customer and community information services, non-complex
disability assistance, and other informal business and workplace interactions.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
6,950 Per Year
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05 Dec 2022 25 weeks
Full time
Melbourne Campus
Level 4, 341 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification outlined in the
qualification description. However, students must:

However, prior to enrolling in this course the students must:

have satisfactorily completed Year 12 of secondary education or its equivalent or have appropriate and;
have competent in English (a minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent); or
have completed an EAP program at upper intermediate level or equivalent; or
be able to demonstrate vocational proficiency through an entry examination, consisting of two dialogues in a para-professional level interpreting test. Students will have to achieve 50 percent or higher in order to be admitted into the program.
If it is determined that the student need to complete a Language, Students with no formal qualifications are required to successfully complete the LLN test and meet with the Academic Manager to be admitted.


Sydney Institute of Interpreting and Translating
Sydney George Street Campus
Level 5, 841 George Street
Sydney New South Wales 2000
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