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Video Remote Interpreting Short Course

This short course is composed of video narrated presentations, quizzes and instructional videos to establish best practice when working with VRI method.


Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) can be a cost effective, quick and easy way of providing interpreting services. However, it can be quite a challenging mode of delivery for practitioners due to technical issues and its complex and cognitively demanding nature. 

This course will explore Video Remote Interpreting through the perspective of all participants i.e., Service Providers, Interpreters and CaLD clients, and aim to teach learners how to employ certain strategies when they are faced with challenges and dilemmas. The course will also show learners how to use various Video Interpreting platforms through instructional videos.

This short course is composed of video narrated presentations, quizzes and instructional videos to establish best practice when working with this method.


What you will learn:

  • Definitions of Remote Interpreting and different methods used

  • Advantages of VRI for Service Providers, Interpreters and CaLD clients

  • Importance of visual cues and non-verbal communication

  • Challenges of VRI and  strategies you can employ

  • How to use a variety of Video Interpreting platforms such as: Health Direct (Telehealth), Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, Whereby

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A Certificate of Completion will be issued upon completion of the course. Learners will be eligible to 10 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.5 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue).

Some courses may attract PD points from multiple categories. Please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification.


This is an online short course.

How to Register:

Step 1. Click the Register button at the top right of the course.

Step 2. Complete your Attendee details including Name, Email and other details as required.

Step 3. Tick the checkbox to accept the terms and conditions.

Step 4. On successful registration you will receive 2 confirmation emails:

1.     Course Instructions

2.     Course Enrolment Notification

Please refer to the emails for further instructions on how to access the course.

If you do not receive your emails, please check your junk or spam inbox as it may have been received there.

If you have any queries, please contact


Course Support:

Our Learner Support Team is always ready to assist you throughout your learning experience with us. For all your course content-related questions and inquiries, you can email us or we can make time for a Video or Telephone call.


In your email please provide us with:

  • Your full name

  • Course Name (i.e., Video Remote Interpreting)

  • Lesson number/name (i.e., Lesson 2.1 Advantages of VRI

Online Meeting: Schedule a Meeting with the course trainer

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