Course Title: Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5291

Course Title: Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 25.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5760C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Atsuko Taniguchi

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3973

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


Course Description

This unit covers skills and knowledge required to negotiate and make informed decisions when accepting or declining a translation or an interpreting assignment in terms of terms and conditions, personal competence, level of preparedness, liability issues and recording keeping.

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

PSPTIS504A Maintain and enhance professional practice 
PSPTIS502A Prepare to translate and interpret
PSPTIS503A Apply codes and standards to ethical practice 
PSPTIS507A Manage discourse in general settings 


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 my include, but not limited to, the following:

  • teacher directed group activities
  • practical exercises
  • group discussions
  • evidence of correspondence where assignments, conditions were clarified, negotiated
  • practical demonstration of understanding of contractual documentation from the industry