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Study NAATI in Australia

Best NAATI Course for International Students

Seen yourself as an accomplished Translator or Interpreter? But not sure how to start and whom to ask for guidance? We’ve got you covered. Speak to our professional Education Consultants for complete guidance on a successful career as a translator or interpreter and the pathway to Permanent Residency (PR) in Australia. Get guaranteed scholarships and a host of other great offers.

We have helped over 15000 international students from 40 different countries in starting their career in Australia, and over 100 universities and institutions have entrusted as their representative.

Let’s talk so that we can walk you through the best available education and career options in the translating and interpreting industry. Get in touch with us today.

Why Study Translating and Interpreting in Australia?

In 2011 Australian Bureau of Statistics Census, almost 4 million Australians speak a language other than English at home. If you have the passion for languages, you are able to fuel your hunger and fulfil your desire in doing translating and interpreting whilst providing community service and contribution. And there are plenty of opportunities for Translating and Interpreting services. They are needed in schools, offices, banks, hospitals, law offices, airports and many more.

And if you are looking for its benefits in your Permanent Residency goals, you are eligible to claim 5 points, under Credentialed Community Language (CCL) points at the Paraprofessional level or above, upon your successful accreditation.

What is NAATI?

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) is a standards organisation responsible for setting, maintaining and promoting high professional standards that issues accreditations for practitioners who wish to work as translators and interpreters in Australia.  Without the accreditation, aspiring translators and interpreters would find it difficult to obtain jobs as employers would expect it as proof of skills and abilities.

Course Available by Providers

AECC Global proudly represents the best Australian education providers, assisting students with visa and migration processes, creating a personalised education pathway and worry free experience. Some of the degrees and qualifications offered by our education partners are:

  • Diploma of Interpreting
  • Advanced Diploma of Translating
Admission Requirements


  • Must be 18 years old and above
  • All students are required to undertake an entry test by the institute/university.
Course Duration

24 (twenty-four) weeks


NAATI accreditation permits translators and interpreters to quickly and easily demonstrate their level of skills and ability which employer expected as a proof. An accreditation would also earn 5 bonus points, under Credentialed Community Language (CCL) points at the Paraprofessional level or above, which can be claimed for migration purpose.

How to ensure excellent satisfactory results in NAATI exams for accreditation?

The passing rate in the NAATI exam yearly is only 10%-15%. Alarming low number is attributed to many factors.  The exam is not eyes which is a given.  NAATI have the responsibility to ensure that accredited practitioners have the skills in interpreting and translating that meet the needs of Australian.  Many candidates will have to sit in the exam more than once to succeed and some never pass. 

However, a much common factor in failing the exam is the lack of preparedness.  As in any exam, preparation is the key.  It is recommended to enrol for NAATI-Approved Australia Course offered by approved university / institution. Universities will prepare students through guided and methodical teaching approach by experienced and mostly by NAATI accredited professionals, who have years of teaching experience and vast practical industry knowledge.

Steps in obtaining accreditation via approved course

For a hassle-free study preparation, contact our AECC Global education agents today.  The steps in securing accreditation through approved course are as follows: 

  • Enrol at NAATI Australia Course
  • Graduate your course and demonstrate the NAATI required level of performance in the course assessment
  • Your course institution will notify once you’ve been recommended for NAATI accreditation
  • Application and supporting document preparation
  • Lodging of application via post or in person
  • Payment will be processed and you will be notified of your unique NAATI number within 7 days

Processing of application will require 6 weeks. After which, assessment decision will be posted to you

Employment Opportunities

The growing population of migrants Australia poses the need for more translators and interpreters. Their expertise is required in diverse industries and are likely to be in: 

  • Government agencies
  • Airports and terminals
  • Themed parks
  • Universities and schools
  • Law firms
  • Corporations
  • Hospitals
Pathway to Success

In the 2013-2014 NAATI Annual Report, 63% of the accreditations were achieved by successfully completing NAATI-Approved Australia Course offered by approved university.  While the prospects are high, as in any exam, preparation is the key.  Enrolling to NAATI-Approved Australia Course offered by approved university or institution provides methodical training and professional approach to ensure preparedness and confidence in obtaining excellent results. 

By obtaining an accreditation, you would earn 5 bonus points for Permanent Residency, which can be claimed under Credentialed Community Language (CCL) points at the Paraprofessional level or above. And due to the high demand for Interpreter and Translator, these occupations are listed consistently in Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List CSOL)

We at AECC Global are committed in helping create personalised pathway to success in your chosen career and in Australia. Contact us now and start your future today.

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