Diploma of Translating

PSP50816

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification covers the competencies required to translate general purpose texts from one language to another, to convey information written in plain language to a limited and known audience in functionally equivalent translated texts that are appropriate to the context, target audience and end use.

The Diploma of Translating prepares translators to translate texts that contain limited equivalence problems between source and target text, plain language and concepts accessible to the general public, and limited requirement for research on the subject beyond client resources. Limited and known audiences include the clients of community services, educational institutions, community information services and businesses, or may relate to government client relationships.

The English to LOTE specialisation is applicable to candidates whose strongest language is their LOTE.

The LOTE to English specialisation is applicable to candidates whose strongest language is English.

The LOTE-English both directions specialisation is applicable to candidates who have equal facility in both their LOTE and English.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Additional qualification advice

Where a SITXLAN unit is chosen from Group C, the qualification title on the resultant testamur must include the specific LOTE of the SITXLAN unit: Diploma of Translating (LOTE of chosen SITXLAN unit) e.g. Diploma of Translating (Hindi to English) or (English to Hindi).

Where PSPTIS026 is chosen from Group C, or the general LOTE to English specialisation is chosen, the resultant testamur must be titled: Diploma of Translating (LOTE to English) or (English to LOTE) or (LOTE-English both directions), and the following wording may be added: “This qualification was assessed in (language).”

Where SITXLAN3328 is chosen from Group C, the resultant testamur must be titled: Diploma of Translating (Australian Indigenous languages to English) or (English to Australian Indigenous languages) or (Australian Indigenous languages-English both directions), and the following wording may be added: “This qualification was assessed in (language).”

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who were satisfied with the training (Diploma).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Diploma).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Society and Culture field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Diploma).

Jobs

Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Diploma) are most often employed as:

Community and Personal Service Workers

36.9%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Professionals

26.2%

Professionals
Clerical and Administrative Workers

15.6%

Clerical and Administrative Workers

Industries

Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Diploma) are most often employed in:

Health care and social assistance

24.9%

Health care and social assistance
Education and training

17.9%

Education and training
Public administration and safety

9.3%

Public administration and safety

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The maximum amount that can be loaned for this course is $10,342.

The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.



Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Public Sector Career Pathway

Diploma of Translating is in the Society and Culture Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Public Sector.


Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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