Course Title: Apply codes and standards to professional judgement

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6109

Course Title: Apply codes and standards to professional judgement

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5772C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Miranda Lai

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523

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


Course Description

This unit applies to translators and interpreters and covers skills and knowledge required to ensure that translators and interpreters apply current and relevant standards of professional and ethical behaviour in complex settings. The unit requires knowledge of professional codes of ethics and their application to practice. It requires the ability to consider a range of professional issues and to reflect on and continuously develop a highly informed approach to practice. This unit will be delivered in a cluster with the following units:
LANG5761C Prepare to translate and interpret
LANG5767C Maintain and enhance professional practice
LANG5760C Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments

 


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS603A Apply codes and standards to professional judgement

Elements:

1. Research ethical and professional issues.

2. Develop professional practices and knowledge.

3. Apply professional standards, knowledge and judgment to practice.


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/activities may include, but are not limited to:
- Role plays
- Observation checklists
- Teacher directed group activities
- Individual/group research activities within the T&I industry and/or relevant domains to the professional practice such as courts, hospitals, trade expos etc.
evidence demostrating application of codes and standards
- Practical demonstration of understanding and application of codes and standards in selected scenarios and simulated activities