Course Title: Prepare to translate and interpret

Part A: Course Overview

Program: S0148 Translating and Interpreting Skills for NAATI Certification

Course Title: Prepare to translate and interpret

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 30

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Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5855C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2020 (All)

LANG5855C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2021 (All)

Course Contact: Ya-Ping Kuo

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3771

Course Contact Email: ya-ping.kuo@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills required to collect and assess information about the nature and conditions of translating and interpreting assignments and to keep work records. It includes skills required to reach a decision to accept or decline an assignment and to prepare effective work plans to maximise assignment outcomes and minimise risks from miscommunication.

This unit applies to those working as translators and interpreters in a range of contexts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS003 Prepare to translate and interpret

Elements:

1. Assess ability to complete assignment

2. Respond to assignment

3. Develop work plan

4. Review and evaluate work plan


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