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​The Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI), the Australian Institute of Translators and Interpreters (AUSIT) and the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) have partnered to provide scholarships for practising interpreters for some in-demand languages to undertake the face-to-face 'Foundations in Translating and Interpreting' course to be delivered by Babel International College (BIC)  in Victoria Park. 

The in-demand languages for the January 2020 scholarships have been identified as follows:

  • African languages/dialects: Amharic, Anuak, Ewe, Kirundi, Kiswahili, Lingala, Oromo, Sudanese Arabic, Tigrinya
  • Asian Languages/dialects: Arabic, Burmese, Chin, Karen, Pashto, Tamil, Vietnamese

Please follow the links below to access the: 

Applications close 11 November 2019
If you have any questions regarding the scholarships, please contact OMI via with the reference: WA Interpreter Scholarships – BIC course

Page reviewed 20 October 2020