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  • SSPSP0001

Prerequisite Skills for NAATI Interpreting Exam Skill Set

Accredited skill set
At a glance

At a glance

Develop the knowledge and practical skills required to work as a translator or interpreter in a range of contexts with this accredited skill set.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • General Health Interpreter
  • Welfare Interpreter
  • Community Services Interpreter
  • Educational Interpreter
COURSE OUTCOME

Statement of Attainment for Accredited Unit/s.

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Course overview

Course overview

Develop the knowledge and practical skills required to work as a translator or interpreter in a range of contexts. This course is made up of select units from the Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English) (PSP50916) and will prepare you to meet the English proficiency and training requirements for the new NAATI Certification tests.

Discover how to keep work records, develop glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments, source suitable reference material, efficiently use tools and equipment, prepare effective work plans, minimise risks from miscommunication, and manage the physical setting and pace of communication. You'll also study the industry's professional codes of ethics, learn to consider a range of ethical issues, and continuously develop professional practice.

This course will give you a solid foundation of the skills required to work in translation or interpreting across a range of industries.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
PSPTIS001
Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
PSPTIS002
Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
PSPTIS003
Prepare to translate and interpret
PSPTIS042
Manage discourses in general settings

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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This is the total amount you need to pay when you enrol. 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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

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

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, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. 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.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland