Formal qualifications and the ability to write and speak languages fluently are both needed to work as a Translator. Translators often have university qualifications.
Accreditation with the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters or membership with the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators may be useful.
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
- Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
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- You might be interested in Community Services VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
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