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PSPSS00063

Introduction to Interpreting Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set

The skill set provides all industry entrants with a common basis for entry to language pair specific transfer training, comprising foundational generic skills in interpreting and basic industry knowledge.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
LAST CHANCE TO APPLY Start date: 20 Feb 2024 Duration: 12 weeks View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$2,335

Course overview

Our comprehensive skill set offers a universal foundation for individuals entering the industry, equipping them with the essential knowledge and skills needed for language-specific transfer training. Participants will delve into foundational generic skills in interpreting, gaining a solid grasp of interpretation techniques and practices. Additionally, the course provides a fundamental understanding of the industry, ensuring participants are well-versed in its key aspects.

By successfully completing the units within this skill set, participants not only enhance their capabilities but also earn credit towards PSP50922 Diploma of Interpreting.

What can I do?

  • General Health Interpreter
  • Welfare Interpreter
  • Community Services Interpreter
  • Educational Interpreter

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

What you will study

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete all units listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPTIS102
    Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPTIS102
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply current and relevant standards of professional and ethical behaviour when interpreting or translating in general settings and contexts.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply codes and standards to ethical practice

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPTIS103
    Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPTIS103
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPTIS104
    Prepare to translate or interpret
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPTIS104
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to collect and assess information about the nature and conditions of translating or interpreting assignments and to keep work records.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare to translate or interpret

  • UNIT CODE
  • PSPTIS114
    Manage interactions in general settings
    UNIT CODE :
    PSPTIS114
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage the communication setting and pace of interactions in general settings.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage interactions in general settings
Ways to study
  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
On Campus
20 Feb 2024
12 weeks
Part time 2 nights per week plus 2 Saturdays
  • Full fee: $2,335
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South Bank

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

20 Feb 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

12 weeks

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 2 nights per week plus 2 Saturdays

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $2,335
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

South Bank
On Campus
03 Jun 2024
12 weeks
Part time 2 nights per week plus 2 Saturdays
  • Full fee: $2,335
demo

South Bank

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

03 Jun 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

12 weeks

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 2 nights per week plus 2 Saturdays

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $2,335
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Introduction to Interpreting Skill Set (PSPSS00063)

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Introduction to Interpreting Skill Set

COURSE CODE: PSPSS00063
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

Selection criteria

It is recommended you have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent in speaking and listening or have completed a paid pre-course English proficiency test prior to enrolment.

An individual interview will also be required for all applicants.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs up the value of $40 or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.