PSP60916 Advanced Diploma of Interpreting(LOTE-English)

Qualification: PSP60916 Advanced Diploma of Interpreting(LOTE-English)

Qualification CRICOS Code: 097599F

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.

  • Entry to this Advanced Diploma of Interpreting also include a successful completion of the Diploma of Interpreting within two years before the application for this course.

Total Core Units: 8

Total Electives Units: 7

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

Total Course Duration: 48 Weeks including 4 weeks of term breaks.

Language Stream: Mandarin and English.

Delivery Location: Brisban Campus, Melbourne Campus.

Total Terms: 3 Terms.

Possible Employer Pathways: Certifed interpreter on NAATI certification.

Course Structure:

To complete the PSP60916 Advanced Diploma of Interpreting, you need to pass fifteen units (consists of 8 core units and 7 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 PSPTIS080 Interpret in complex dialogue settings (LOTE-English)
C PSPTIS081 Interpret in complex monologue settings (LOTE-English)
C PSPTIS082 Interpret through communication media
C PSPTIS083 Manage discourses in complex settings
C PSPTIS084 Sight translation (LOTE-English)
C PSPTIS085 Use complex subjects area terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)
E PSPTIS086 Use chuchotage (whispered simultaneous) to interpret (LOTE-English)
E PSPTIS087 Use note taking to recall and reproduce source messages (LOTE-English)
E PSPTIS002 Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
E PSPTIS091 Use complex education terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)
E PSPTIS092 Use complex health terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)
E PSPTIS093 Use complex legal terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)
E SITXLAN004 Conduct complex oral communication in a language other than English

Newton College’s Advanced Diploma of Interpreting Course (PSP60916) 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 15 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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