Advanced Diploma of Translating

Advanced Diploma of Translating
PSP60816 I CRICOS CODE 093459F

The Advanced Diploma of Translating is a National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) endorsed Professional Level Course. It aims to provide the students with contextual knowledge, bilingual skills in English and Chinese as well as ethics. This knowledge is needed to perform competently as a professional translator, the standard corresponding to NAATI professional levels.

In addition to the regular training and assessments, this course also includes an extra 10 hours per week holistic training component specifically designed to meet such requirements. After successfully completing the course students will be well equipped with both theoretical and practical knowledge skills required for practicing as a translator from English into Chinese.

Career Opportunities

Students successfully finishing the PSP60816 Advanced Diploma of Translating course may gain employment in the public and private sectors as an English to Chinese translator, either on a freelance or contract basis. In addition, many graduates may perform some translating tasks as part of their principal duties in jobs requiring translating, bilingual and cross-cultural communication skills, in different industries

Course Units

  • PSPTIS100 Apply codes and standards to professional judgement
  • PSPTIS101 Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments
  • PSPTIS060 Analyse text types for translation of special purpose texts (LOTE English)
  • PSPTIS061 Quality assure translations
  • CUAWRT401 Edit texts
  • PSPTIS062 Translate special purpose texts from English to LOTE
  • PSPTIS064 Read and analyse special purpose English texts to be translated
  • PSPTIS067 Demonstrate complex written LOTE proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts
  • PSPTIS002 Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
  • PSPTIS071 Translate multimedia source material
  • PSPTIS072 Use translation technology
  • PSPTIS065 Read and analyse special purpose English texts to be translated
  • PSPTIS003 Prepare to translate and interpret

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Be 18 years of age or above
  • Completion of Year 12 or equivalent
  • ESL (English as Second Language) applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English with an IELTS score of 6, or completion of a recognised Degree or Diploma or equivalent in any discipline from an English speaking country Additionally for Fast-tracked students:
  • Undertake an intake test to demonstrate adequate competency in both English and LOTE (Language Other Than English) as part of the enrollment process

Duration

Course Duration

  • Full Time – 50 weeks

  • Fast-track – 25 weeks

  • Classes Schedules: 15 hours class every week either through a 2-day morning session or a 3-day evening session. Additional 5 hours of online self paced study.
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Study Pathway

Students completing this qualification are eligible for credit against selected university degree programs.

Tuition Fee

Tuition Fee

  • Full Time: $10,000
  • Fast-track: $5,000

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