Course Title: Maintain and enhance professional practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6109

Course Title: Maintain and enhance professional practice

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, Urban & Social Studies

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet

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

Course Contact: Miranda Lai

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers skills and knowledge required to manage their personal professional performance and to take responsibility for their professional development. This unit is delivered in a cluster with the following:

LANG5761C Prepare to translate and interpret
LANG5772C Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
LANG5760C Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS504A Maintain and enhance professional practice


1. Model high standards of performance.

2. Determine personal development needs.

3. Participate in professional development activities.

4. Reflect on and evaluate professional 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 asssessment tasks may include, but not limited to, the following:

 - practical demonstrations,

- roleplays

- real or simulated assignments

- written tests/quiz

- action learning exercises