PSP60816 Advanced Diploma of Translating

CRICOS Course Code: 099415D

Duration: 52 weeks (inclusive of holidays)

Campuses: Brisbane | Hobart | Adelaide

Prospectus: Frontier Education Prospectus

Course Description

This qualification covers the competencies required to translate special purpose texts from one language to another, to convey information written using specific terminology for a specific audience in functionally equivalent translated texts that are accurate and appropriate to the context, target audience and end use.

Entry Requirements

Students entering PSP60816 Advanced Diploma Of Translating must meet the following academic and English entry requirements:

Academic

  • A candidate must be a minimum age of 18 year & above AND
  • Completed the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher AND
  • Must have achieved any Diploma level qualification delivered over a period of minimum 1 year & over OR
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of Senior Managerial experience

English requirements

International students applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

IELTS:

  • A minimum IELTS (General/Academic) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course at Diploma level or higher;
  • Up to 10 weeks of ELICOS course to be undertaken for every 0.5 level of IELTS requirement, before the commencement of the main VET course

Results older than two (2) years are not acceptable   OR

PTE:

  • A minimum PTE (Academic) test score of 42 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course at Diploma level or higher;
  • A minimum PTE (Academic) test score of 36 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course at Diploma level or higher & up to 10 weeks of ELICOS course to be undertaken, before the commencement of the main VET course

Results older than two (2) years are not acceptable   OR

Cambridge English:

  • A minimum Cambridge English test score of 162 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course at Diploma level or higher;
  • A minimum Cambridge English test score of 154 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course at Diploma level or higher & up to 10 weeks of ELICOS course to be undertaken, before the commencement of the main VET course

Results older than two (2) years are not acceptable   OR

  • To provide evidence that they have studied in English for at least five (5) years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States   OR
  • To provide evidence that, within two (2) years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia, a foundation course or a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework   OR
  • Students who are on-shore (in Australia) at the time of application can undertake an internal Frontier Education Language (written & oral), Literacy and Numeracy test before the commencement of the main VET course

Career Opportunities

Specific audiences may be found in commerce and marketing, government and international relations including immigration, both regular and humanitarian the media, and sectors generally considered to be professional, such as law, health and medicine, technology and science. Assignments may deal with material which requires significant quality assurance processes as the consequences of mistranslation can be far reaching.

Course Structure

Students will need to complete the following 13 units of competencies to attain the qualification.

Core 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
Elective Units:
  • PSPTIS062: Translate special purpose texts from English to LOTE
  • SITLAN3415: Read and write documents in a language other than English (Mandarin)
  • PSPTIS021: Translate and certify non-narrative texts
  • PSPTIS066: Apply theories to translating and interpreting work practices
  • PSPTIS069: Maintain and enhance professional practice
  • PSPTIS070: Prepare translated transcripts
  • PSPTIS002: Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
  • PSPTIS064: Read and analyse special purpose English texts to be translated

Study Option: On Campus

Course tuition fees: Please contact us for course fees.

Delivery Locations: Brisbane Hobart and Adelaide

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