PSP60816 Advanced Diploma of Translating

Qualification: PSP60816 Advanced Diploma of Translating

Qualification CRICOS Code: 097598G

Qualification Status: Current

AQF Level: 6

Entry Requirement:

  • The learner must be at least 18 years of age at the time of course commencement. Newton College cannot support the learner as required under Australian law if they are younger than 18 at the time of course commencement. If learners wish to discuss any of their matter relevant to their entry and study requirements further, they can contact the Newton College marketing department.

  • Student applicants for this course must have completed at least one year of a Bachelor or a Master’s degree where English is the medium of instruction. If the Bachelor or Master’s degree is completed offshore and not completed with English as the medium of instruction, then candidates must have an IELTS 6.0 or equivalent to IELTS (no band score less than 6).

  • Evidence of LOTE background learning, i.e. High School certificate/degrees awarded in LOTE countries. Otherwise a Newton College internal LOTE language proficiency test is required.

Total Core Units: 5

Total Electives Units: 8

Mode of Delivery: Face-to-face 20 hours per week.

Total Course Duration: 26 Weeks including 2 weeks of term breaks.

Language Stream: English to Chinese(single direction).

Delivery Location: Brisban Campus, Melbourne Campus.

Total Terms: 2 Terms.

Possible Employer Pathways: Certifed translator on NAATI certification.

Course Structure:

To complete the PSP60816 Advanced Diploma of Translating, you need to pass thirteen units (consists of 5 core units and 8 electives) of competence. If you leave the program early, you will be given a Statement of Attainment for any units you have been assessed as competent in. We have selected the following units:

C PSPTIS100 Apply codes and standards to professional judgment
C PSPTIS101 Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments
C PSPTIS060 Analyse texts types for translation of special purpose texts (LOTE-English)
C PSPTIS061 Quality assure translations
C CUAWRT401 Edit texts
E PSPTIS062 Translate special purpose texts from English to LOTE
E PSPTIS064 Read and analyse special purpose English texts to be translated
E SITXLAN006 Read and write documents in an language other than English
E PSPTIS066 Apply theories to translating and interpreting work practices
E PSPTIS067 Demonstrate complex written LOTE proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts
E PSPTIS069 Maintain and enhance professional practice
E PSPTIS070 Prepare translated transcripts
E PSPTIS071 Translate multimedia source material

Newton College’s Advanced Diploma of Translating (PSP60816) is made available to the students via face-to-face sessions held in fully equipped, contemporary classes. The training is a blend of theory and practical examinations, both conducted within the college premises. Each student who has enrolled for the course is expected to pass all the 13 units to conclude the training program.


1. For international student course fee details, please refer to the International Student Prospectus .

2. For domestic student course fee details, please contact Newton College.

3. Newton College does not guarantee that:

i) a learner/student will successfully complete a training product on its scope of registration; or

ii) a training product can be completed in a manner which does not meet the requirements of Clause 1.1 and 1.2 of Standards of Registered Training Organisation 2015; or

iii) a learner/student will obtain a particular employment outcome where this is outside the control of the Newton College


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