Course Title: Apply codes and standards to ethical practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5364 Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English)

Course Title: Apply codes and standards to ethical practice

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5854C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Atsuko Taniguchi

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3973

Course Contact Email: atsuko.taniguchi@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills required to ensure that translators and interpreters apply current and relevant standards of professional and ethical behaviour in general settings. The unit requires knowledge of the industry's professional codes of ethics and their application to practice. It requires the ability to consider a range of ethical issues and to reflect on and continuously develop professional practice.

This unit applies to those working as translators and interpreters in a range of general settings. This unit will be delivered in a cluster as follows:

Ethics Cluster:

  • LANG5854C Apply codes and standards to ethical practice    
  • LANG5855C Prepare to translate and interpret                
  • BUSM6508C Conduct career planning

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS001 Apply codes and standards to ethical practice

Elements:

1. Develop knowledge of ethical and professional issues

2. Apply ethical standards to professional practices

3. Evaluate professional practices and knowledge related to ethical practice


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be ongoing during the semester, and you will receive feedback on your progress. You will undertake a variety of assessment tasks and activities to assess your level of competence against key elements and performance criteria.

Assessment tasks may include, but not limited to, the following:

-teacher directed group activities
-practical exercises
-group discussions
-evidence demostrating application of codes and standards
-practical demonstration of understanding and application of codes and standards in selected scenarios and simulated activities