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.

  • Must have completed at least Advanced Diploma where English is the medium of instruction. If the required qualification 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. Have demonstrated an IELTS level at a score of at least 6.0 or equivalent or demonstration of successful completion of at least General English at Advanced level or English for Academic Purposes at Advanced level.

  • Successfully meets the requirements and satisfies the criteria of Genuine Student Test.

  • Must have sound digital literacy and access to working internet and access to working PC or laptop with a configuration suitable to meet study requirements. Please seek your trainer/assessor assistance in this regard.

  • Have a suitable level of language, literacy and numeracy to complete course requirements with or without additional support that the Newton College is able to provide.

  • Have successfully completed Australian year 12 or equivalent.

  • Please Note: All the students commencing this course are required to complete the LLN test on the orientation day to assist the Newton College to identify student’s needs for additional support during their study with the Newton College. If the student is opting ELICOS packaged with any vocational course, the student is required to demonstrate IELTS of 5.0 or equivalent.

Total Core Units: 5

Total Electives Units: 8

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

Course Fees:

Total Course Fee AUD $14,000 being:

Tuition Fee AUD $13,500

Application Fee AUD $200

Material Fee AUD $300

Total Course Duration: 48 Weeks including 8 weeks of term breaks.

Language Stream: English to Chinese(single direction).

Delivery Location: Brisban Campus, Melbourne Campus.

Total Terms: 4 Terms.

Possible Employer Pathways: Certifed translator on NAATI certification.

Credit Transfer:

Credit may be awarded on the basis of a combination of Credit Transfer plus an individual RPL assessment for additional learning.

For international students, any reduction in overall course duration brought about by RPL/Credit transfer is reported via PRISMS and an appropriate eCoE issued. For details, please refer to

Course Assessment:

Trainer/Assessor will use the correct assessment tools to gather sufficient and quality evidence about student performance in order to make the assessment decision based on the qualification training and assessment strategy. Assessment evidence may include but not limited to:

  • Case Study
  • Project
  • Written Report
  • Written Question
  • Role Play
  • Observation

Note: Domestic student please contact Marketing Manager or email [email protected] for the course schedule date

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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