Course Title: Maintain On-going Professional and Personal Development

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5116

Course Title: Maintain On-going Professional and Personal Development

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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 Studies, Soc Sci & Plng


Term1 2010,
Term2 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Atsuko Taniguchi

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3973

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Co-delivered with Maintain Effective Management Practices.

This practical course focuses on how the individual trainee can understand, develop and put these concepts into effect in their practice, including methods of researching and sourcing information unknown to the trainee.
It includes reference to actual scenarios from the field to better understand the role of the interpreter in practice in the context of the interpreted interview and in the presence of the other professional there.
It also includes focusing on the skills and knowledge required to further one’s own professional development, and on the skills required to conduct self-evaluation of work performance.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Successful completion of bilingual intake test.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

64139 Maintain On-going Professional and Personal Development

Learning Outcomes

1 Continuously upgrade knowledge, skills and practice
2 Evaluate own performance in the workplace

Overview of Assessment

Two co-assessed tasks with LANG5501 Maintain Effective Management Practices.