Course Title: Interpret as part of a team

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6134 Advanced Diploma of Interpreting

Course Title: Interpret as part of a team

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies


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:

Course Description

This course describes the outcomes required to interpret in collaboration with one or more other interpreters as part of an interpreting team or in relay, observing each other’s work and providing practical support to achieve effective communication that satisfies professional and industry standards, including occupational health and safety standards.

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

  • LANG5783C Interpret using communication media
  • LANG5784C Interpret as part of a team

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS607A Interpret as part of a team


1. Clarify assignment requirements

2 Prepare as a team

3 Undertake team assignment

4 Evaluate team performance

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.

The assessment tasks may include, but are not limited to:

- Practical demonstrations,

- Portfolios

- roleplays

- simulated assignments

- peer review activities