Course Title: Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5328 Diploma of Interpreting

Course Title: Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 25

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

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Atsuko Taniguchi

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3973

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers skills and knowledge required to prepare for assignments and develop effective work plan and develop resources for translating and interpreting assignments. This unit will be taught in a cluster with the following units.

PSPTIS504A Maintain and enhance professional practice
PSPTIS501A Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments
PSPTIS503A Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
PSPTIS507A Manage discourse in general settings

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS501A Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments


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 may include, but not limited to, the following:

- teacher directed group activities
- practical exercises
- group discussions
- preparing assignment specific portfolios
- visiting/researching potential workplaces in preparation for an assignment and identify needs for preparation