Advanced Diploma of Interpreting

Jobs and Skills WA: Interpreter courses
Take your career as an interpreter to the next level!

This nationally recognised qualification offers the advanced skills and knowledge required to interpret from a source language to a target language in complex dialogue and monologue settings where the setting, situation, participants or number of parties involved can be challenging to manage and require high levels of accuracy and accountability. 

You'll gain advanced skills in retention and recall, preparing you for work in all community, business and diplomatic domains, enabling you to interpret content that may not easily be predicted or planned for or that may require a high level of subject knowledge, or intense assignment specific preparation. These domains may include government and international relations, health and welfare, policing and courts, formal immigration hearings, education, the media and commerce; as well as in professional sectors such as the law, technology and science, and assignments involving formality. 

Industry: Education and Community Services
National course code: PSP60922 | WA State ID: BIC2

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This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.

The PSP60922 Advanced Diploma of Interpreting is a NAATI-endorsed qualification designed to prepare individuals for the NAATI Certified Interpreter test. It is intended for those who have already acquired basic interpreting skills and are looking to master the intricacies of complex dialogue interpretation. The course covers advanced retention and recall skills, discourse management, and the ability to switch modes effectively, essential for professional interpreting. Training focuses on preparing interpreters for the unpredictability of various domains, including community, business, and diplomacy. These sectors encompass diverse fields, such as health and welfare, legal affairs, education, commerce, government, international relations, and professional areas like law, technology, and science. The course also highlights high-stakes communication situations where accurate interpretation is critical and errors could have significant consequences. The program ensures that interpreting skills are aligned with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian Standards, and industry codes of practice. The aim is to instil a high level of accuracy, accountability, and professionalism in students. Enrolment in the PSP60922 Advanced Diploma of Interpreting is an essential step towards becoming a NAATI Certified Interpreter.

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