Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English)

National ID: PSP50916
State ID: AZY7
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Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Do you want to put your bilingual skills to good use?

This Diploma of Interpreting has a focus on speaking and listening skills and includes vocabulary and expressions for a wide range of sectors and contexts.
It is best suited topeople whohave some experience in interpreting and have completed a Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English
With this qualification and some experience behind you, youcould find yourself working in communityorganisations and/or theprivate sector.

The need for interpreters to help prevent misunderstandings and errors exists in sectors such as:

  • health environments - assisting people with hospital appointments, clinics, specialist appointments, hospice care
  • social welfare - helping people access services at organisations relating to the Department of Human Services (eg Centrelink, Medicare, Immigration etc)
  • legal - providing help with court appearances and documents, police interviews and prisons.

North Metropolitan TAFE is delivering this diploma course part-time, in groups or clustersof units. The first cluster of units has a strong focus on the ethics of interpreting and is a perquisite for the second cluster of units.

We will be offering the first 3 introductory units on Tuesdays from 9am - 12, from 1pm - 4pm or from 5:30pm - 8:30pm, depending on numbers.

The application processtostart studyinginsemester 2 will involve an interview and you will need to register your interest by 1 May 2018 to be assessed.
For more information about thecourse outcomes and requirements and to register your interest please view our flyer.

Course description

Do you want to put your bilingual skills to good use?

This Diploma of Interpreting has a focus on speaking and listening skills and includes vocabulary and expressions for a wide range of sectors and contexts.
It is best suited topeople whohave some experience in interpreting and have completed a Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English
With this qualification and some experience behind you, youcould find yourself working in communityorganisations and/or theprivate sector.

The need for interpreters to help prevent misunderstandings and errors exists in sectors such as:

  • health environments - assisting people with hospital appointments, clinics, specialist appointments, hospice care
  • social welfare - helping people access services at organisations relating to the Department of Human Services (eg Centrelink, Medicare, Immigration etc)
  • legal - providing help with court appearances and documents, police interviews and prisons.

North Metropolitan TAFE is delivering this diploma course part-time, in groups or clustersof units. The first cluster of units has a strong focus on the ethics of interpreting and is a perquisite for the second cluster of units.

We will be offering the first 3 introductory units on Tuesdays from 9am - 12, from 1pm - 4pm or from 5:30pm - 8:30pm, depending on numbers.

The application processtostart studyinginsemester 2 will involve an interview and you will need to register your interest by 1 May 2018 to be assessed.
For more information about thecourse outcomes and requirements and to register your interest please view our flyer.

Campus locations

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Private
AUSTRALIA-INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF WORKPLACE TRAINING

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Interpreting is the skill of verbal translation. If you are a confident bilingual speaker, quick-minded, with a good memory and excellent presentation skills, this is the course for you. As the world becomes smaller and borders disappearing, communication skills have become more and more important. It is imperative that the essence in such communication is captured accurately and not lost in language or cultural differences.

In a world where having a higher education qualification is commonplace, having this qualification adds to the value you bring to your current or future employers. At AIWT, we have very qualified trainers providing face-to-face training ensuring students receive the best skills and education.

This qualification covers the competencies required to interpret from Mandarin to English, to convey information written using specific terminology for a specific audience.

CAREER PROSPECTS
May include: freelance interpreter, linguist or contract work with health, education, legal, business and travel agencies, teacher (ESL).

 

FUNDING OPTIONS
Priority Industry Qualification (PIT)

Delivery Location:

CITY CAMPUS: L1/188 Newcastle St NORTHBRIDGE

CONTACT
Make an enquiry to AIWT to discuss your training options – (08) 9249 9688

Course description

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Interpreting is the skill of verbal translation. If you are a confident bilingual speaker, quick-minded, with a good memory and excellent presentation skills, this is the course for you. As the world becomes smaller and borders disappearing, communication skills have become more and more important. It is imperative that the essence in such communication is captured accurately and not lost in language or cultural differences.

In a world where having a higher education qualification is commonplace, having this qualification adds to the value you bring to your current or future employers. At AIWT, we have very qualified trainers providing face-to-face training ensuring students receive the best skills and education.

This qualification covers the competencies required to interpret from Mandarin to English, to convey information written using specific terminology for a specific audience.

CAREER PROSPECTS
May include: freelance interpreter, linguist or contract work with health, education, legal, business and travel agencies, teacher (ESL).

 

FUNDING OPTIONS
Priority Industry Qualification (PIT)

Delivery Location:

CITY CAMPUS: L1/188 Newcastle St NORTHBRIDGE

CONTACT
Make an enquiry to AIWT to discuss your training options – (08) 9249 9688

Campus locations

Course page link
Private
Stanley College

The Diploma of Interpreting provides foundational skills for new entrants to the interpreting industry. You will be prepared for work typically in the community and business domains which include sectors such as general health, welfare, education, tourism, and social services. Interpreters are also prepared for non-complex disability assistance, preliminary police interviews, and other communication situations encountered in customer and community information environments. The course will prepare  you to interpret in informal business and workplace contexts where the consequences of errors in communicative intent can be readily managed.

This training is delivered face-to-face, 20 hours per week over a period of 26 weeks.

Delivery location: Francis Street Campus at 2 Francis Street Perth CBD

Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as crèche (at Mirrabooka Campus only), Job find and Student Support for your wellbeing as well as Trainer Support for your academic progress. We also help you find a job after the course!

You might be eligible for funding; please contact us at 9227 1797 to find out more about this course.

Course description

The Diploma of Interpreting provides foundational skills for new entrants to the interpreting industry. You will be prepared for work typically in the community and business domains which include sectors such as general health, welfare, education, tourism, and social services. Interpreters are also prepared for non-complex disability assistance, preliminary police interviews, and other communication situations encountered in customer and community information environments. The course will prepare  you to interpret in informal business and workplace contexts where the consequences of errors in communicative intent can be readily managed.

This training is delivered face-to-face, 20 hours per week over a period of 26 weeks.

Delivery location: Francis Street Campus at 2 Francis Street Perth CBD

Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as crèche (at Mirrabooka Campus only), Job find and Student Support for your wellbeing as well as Trainer Support for your academic progress. We also help you find a job after the course!

You might be eligible for funding; please contact us at 9227 1797 to find out more about this course.

Campus locations

Course page link