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What will I learn?

Study an Advanced Diploma of Translating in Brisbane and Hobart with NAATI accreditation, industry expert trainers & modern online resources. 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.

This course prepares students to translate special purpose texts and convey information between languages with significant equivalence problems.

Students will learn to negotiate assignments, apply codes and standards to professional judgement, edit texts, and ensure quality control of translations conducted by themselves and others.

Elective units provide the opportunity to learn additional skills including translating multimedia materials, using modern translation technologies, and translating special purpose texts.

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

ELECTIVE UNIT

Course Code
Course Name
PSPTIS062
Translate special purpose texts from English to LOTE
PSPTIS064
Read and analyse special purpose English texts to be translated
PSPTIS063
Translate special purpose texts from LOTE to English
PSPTIS065
Read and analyse special purpose LOTE texts to be translated
PSPTIS068
Demonstrate complex written English proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts
SITXLAN3415
Read and write documents in a language other than English (Mandarin)
PSPTIS002
Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
BSBWOR501
Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Career Outcomes

INTERPRETERS
TRANSLATORS

University Pathways

  • Southern Cross University Bachelor of Arts 8 Official Packaged
  • Southern Cross University Bachelor of Psychological Science 8 Official Packaged
  • Southern Cross University Bachelor of Art and Design 4 Official Packaged

CRICOS

096251J

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

1 August 2022, 5 September 2022, 3 October 2022, 7 November 2022, 5 December 2022

Venue

National Institute of Education and Technology

Brisbane Campus,

Ground floor, 8 Clunies Ross Court,

EIGHT MILE PLAINS,

Queensland,

4113, BRISBANE, Australia

Online/Distance with attendance (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

1 August 2022, 5 September 2022, 3 October 2022, 7 November 2022, 5 December 2022

Venue

Hobart Campus

Level 4, 2 Kirksway Place,

BATTERY POINT,

Tasmania,

7004, HOBART, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Education

  • Advanced Mandarin and English skills
  • Diploma or higher qualification

English

  • IELTS score of 6 or equivalent; or
  • Pass NIET entry test
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