Diploma of Interpreting

Diploma of Interpreting
PSP50916 I CRICOS CODE 111658A

The Diploma of Interpreting is a National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) endorsed Professional Level Course. This qualification covers the competencies required to interpret from a
source language to a target language ( For example, from English to Chinese), in general dialogue and monologue settings where the interpreter is able to physically control the discourse to assist retention and recall.

The Diploma of Interpreting prepares interpreters for work typically in the community and business domains, including sectors such as general health, welfare and community services, educational and social contexts, and
tourism. As well as interactions such as initial police interviews, over the counter interviews in customer and community information services, non-complex disability assistance, and other informal business and workplace
interactions. 

Career Opportunities

Students successfully finishing the PSP50916 – Diploma of Interpreting course and passing the NAATI (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters) Certified Interpreter exam may gain employment in the public and private sectors as a NAATI certified interpreter, either on a freelance or contract basis in areas such as business, tourism, education, health and legal services.

Qualification Units

  • PSPTIS001 Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
  • PSPTIS002 Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
  • PSPTIS003 Prepare to translate and interpret
  • PSPTIS040 Interpret in general dialogue settings (LOTE-English)
  • PSPTIS041 Interpret in general monologue settings (LOTE-English)
  • PSPTIS042 Manage discourses in general settings
  • PSPTIS043 Use routine subject matter terminology in interpreting (LOTE –
    English)
  • PSPTIS044 Demonstrate routine LOTE proficiency in different subjects and
    cultural
  • PSPTIS046 Use routine education terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)
  • PSPTIS047 Use routine health terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)
  • PSPTIS048 Use routine legal terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)
  • BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Students must have/ or be:

  • 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 equivalent

Here is a score comparison chart featuring popular English Proficiency Tests as well as Abbey’s English Placement Test:

English Proficiency Test Score Comparison Chart

Course Duration

Full Time – 52 weeks

Study Pathway

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

Tuition Fee

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Tuition Fee

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