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ITB Graduates 2023: NAATI Certification System: How does it work and what opportunities does it create?

May 10, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This industry training webinar will give ITB Course Graduates an introduction into the NAATI Certification System. Why are there different levels, why is it worth it to pursue and advance to higher levels and what is the role of professional development?  


Despina Amanatidou – Interpreting Manager, 2M Language Services 

Despina Amanatidou is 2M’s Interpreting Manager and a NAATI Certified Interpreter and Translator with over 11 years’ experience in the public health sector. Despina has an in-depth understanding of the barriers that the CALD healthcare consumers face in accessing  information and services as well as the issues encountered by the practitioners and the rest of the participants in an interpreter-mediated encounter.



Jim Duncan – NAATI Regional Operations Manager (QLD)

Jim Duncan is currently serving as the NAATI Regional Operations Manager for Queensland. In his role, Jim is responsible for overseeing the delivery of NAATI’s services across the state, including the administration of NAATI’s testing and certification programs. With a long-standing commitment to NAATI, Jim has represented the organisation for 25 years. Originally from Sydney, Jim holds a Bachelor of Engineering from UTS. Alongside his professional achievements, Jim is also an accomplished sailor, having competed in five Sydney to Hobart Yacht Races between 1978 and 1983.


May 10, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST

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