Want To Become An Interpreter?
Where to train to become an interpreter
There is currently only one New Zealand Sign Language/English interpreter training course in New Zealand. The course is at AUT University, in Auckland.
The course is three years full-time, running from February to November each year. Students who successfully complete the course receive a Bachelor of Arts (BA) with a major in New Zealand Sign Language – English Interpreting.
For more information on this course, visit the AUT website.
Watch a video about the AUT interpreting course here
Staff & students, past & present, celebrating 20 years of interpreting education at AUT.
Learn New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL)
Sign language classes are available in many cities in New Zealand. For more information, see the New Zealand Sign Language Teachers Association website.
NZSL Online is an online dictionary of NZSL with videos showing how the sign is produced and example sentences showing how the sign is used in context.