Skill Development for Sign Language Interpreters

Hosted by ASLIA Queensland

27/04/2019 to 28/04/2019 | Starts: 9:00 am | Ends: 4:00 pm | Venue: Jubilee Community Centre, Cnr Alfred & Wellington Streets, Mackay

For Educational Interpreters, Certified Interpreters and Interpreters in Training

We are excited to welcome Zane Hema to Mackay to run a series of workshops over 2 days



6.30pm Friday 26 April 2019

Sorbellos Italian Restaurant from 6.30pm (NAATI Certification Points 3.10-10 pts)

Important: bookings essential when you register


Sat 27 April 2019

      What makes an effective interpreter? (NAATI Certification Points 1.4-10 pts)

      What to do when things go wrong? (NAATI Certification Points 2.21-10 pts)

Morning tea & lunch provided.



Sun 28 April 2019

      Interpreting on stage in Theatre (NAATI Certification Points 1.4-10 pts)

      Practical & Reflection (NAATI Certification Points 2.21-10 pts)

Morning tea & lunch provided.


*** PRESENTED IN Auslan ONLY ***


Note to EQ Staff:

If you are wishing to attend this event as an EQ staff member and have this PD event paid for by EQ, please provide ASLIAQ ( with the name of your school, e.g. Department of Education (QLD) – Andergrove State School as well as relevant email addresses (Business Manager and HOSES) for an invoice to be sent by ASLIAQ Treasurer to your school for payment.



Zane Hema has been interpreting since 1994 and started his career in London initially supporting Deaf students in Education before going on to train as a BSL interpreter 1996/7 and 1998/2000.     Since 2007 Zane has worked part-time as an Interpreter Teacher, teaching selected modules on both vocational and academic programmes and also has experience teaching on overseas programmes (US, Finland, Thailand, Panama) and in countries that do not yet have any formal training programmes (Gambia, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea).

In 2012 Zane moved to live in Australia and in 2016 earned NAATI accreditation as a Professional interpreter. He continues to train and support the development of sign language interpreters around the world.  He is currently a member of the ASLIAQ Committee, ASLIA, ASLI, SLIANZ, an efsli life member (2010) and an Honorary WASLI Life Member (2011).


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NAATI PD PointsRecertification Category: 1.5 (10 pts), 1.4 (10 pts) and 2.21 (10 pts)
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Skill Development for Sign Language Interpreters