How do I become a professional interpreter

There are several institutions in New Zealand that have courses available. Unfortunately these courses are not known widely outside of New Zealand.

The National Accreditation Authority of Translators & Interpreters - Australia is a world wide recognised qualification. They have online courses available, as well as running exams in New Zealand.

Robert Foote, Accreditation Manager ) for National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Limited (NAATI) explains that from 1 July 2012, NAATI will introduce a new system of revalidating its credentials.


Professional Associations