Interpreter Training

Projects and Initiatives - Improving language services


The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship supports training opportunities for Victorian interpreters and translators. 

Interpreter Scholarship Program

Scholarships are provided each year to students studying interpreting with RMIT University in specific languages. 

Information sessions about all the 2015 scholarship programs are being held at:

Melbourne Thursday 2 October 2014, 5:45pm Melbourne Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth Street
Dandenong Thursday 9 October 2014, 5:45pm Dandenong New Council Offices, Level 2, 225 Lonsdale Street
Mildura Tuesday 21 October 2014, 6:00pm Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council, 38-40 Madden Ave
Broadmeadows Thursday 23 October 2014, 5:45pm Hume Global Learning Centre, 1093 Pascoe Vale Road

Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to register for an information session.  Please state your language and which session you would like to attend.


Choose one of the languages being targeted for 2015 for more information about that scholarship program.

Melbourne – Burmese, Khmer, Rohingya, Samoan, Somali, Tamil

Melbourne – Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Polish, Turkish, Vietnamese

Mildura - Hazaragi


Professional Development Program for Translators and Interpreters

This Program is delivered by Monash University and offers training for experienced translators and interpreters, as well as an introductory course for aspiring interpreters.  These courses are open to all languages and are being offered in Melbourne, Ballarat, Geelong, Morwell and Wodonga between September 2014 and June 2016.

Find out more about this program

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