any accreditation needed to work with Australian clients?
Thread poster: Tanya Rozanes Olevsky

Tanya Rozanes Olevsky
Israel
Local time: 03:15
English to Russian
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Aug 16, 2011

Dear colleagues,
I have a quiestion about working with Australian clients and agencies.
I work online and provide translation services to various clients locally and overseas. I am willing to start working on the Australian market, but I heard that there are some extra requirements for translators there. If you have any experience in this regard, please share!

Best regards,

Tanya Olevsky
info.linguacom@gmail.com


 

Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:15
Member (2000)
Russian to English
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I wasn't asked for any Aug 16, 2011

Last summer I did a job for an Australian agency worth about 600 GBP (I am in the UK myself). They didn't impose any special requirements, and paid in good time.

 

Tanya Rozanes Olevsky
Israel
Local time: 03:15
English to Russian
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TOPIC STARTER
Thanks! Aug 16, 2011

Thanks for the reply!

 

Laura Gentili  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 02:15
Member (2003)
English to Italian
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My Experience Aug 16, 2011

I have a very good client in Australia but they require NAATI certification so basically I get proofreading jobs from them and from time to time translation jobs where NAATI certification is not needed.

Laura


 

Vanda Nissen  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 10:15
Member (2008)
English to Russian
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It depends Aug 16, 2011

You do not need an accreditation as a Hebrew-Russian translator but they will definitely prefer accreditation for English-Russian translations (NAATI). You can sit a test in Europe.
Btw, Australian market is relatively small, much smaller than one would expect.


 

polskiexpert
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:15
Member (2010)
Polish to English
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NAATI Aug 17, 2011

yes, NAATI
http://www.naati.com.au/accreditation.html
I would agree the Australian market is tiny compared to Europe (esp. UK) and North America (USA)...


 


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