Interpreter Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct
Interpreters follow the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators(AUSIT) Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct. The AUSIT Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct is intended to regulate the professional conduct of members. In summary, the Code obliges members to:
- Maintain professional detachment, impartiality, objectivity and confidentiality
- Strive for excellence through continuous regular professional development
- Refuse work beyond their competence
- Promote working conditions, relationships and an understanding of roles that facilitate collaboration and quality service delivery
- Adhere to dispute resolution procedures
Read more about AUSIT Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct.
If you are concerned about the conduct of an interpreter you can report them to AUSIT as well as the service you have used to book them. You can always request a different interpreter for future interviews.