Course Title: Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6134 Advanced Diploma of Interpreting

Course Title: Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 25

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)

LANG5760C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Miranda Lai

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523

Course Contact Email: miranda.lai@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the outcomes, skills and knowledge required to collect and assess information about the nature and conditions of translating and interpreting assignments, to inform the decision to accept or decline them. The course also describes the skills and knowledge required to negotiate an agreed approach to assignments with clients and booking agencies.

This unit will be taught in a cluster with the following units:

  • LANG5760C Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments
  • LANG5761C Prepare to translate and interpret
  • LANG5767C Maintain and enhance professional practice
  • LANG5772C Apply codes and standards to professional judgement 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS501A Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments

Elements:

1. Collect and assess assignment information.

2. Assess ability to complete assignment.

3. Respond to assignment proposal.


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 are not limited to:

  • group discussions
  • evidence of correspondence where assignments, conditions were clarified, negotiated
  • practical demonstration of understanding of contractual documentation from the industry
  • industry contacts and reports
  • test/quiz