ELICOS ENGLISH COURSES
This program is endorsed by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI). Students who successfully graduate from this qualification will be eligible to sit the certification test for the: NAATI Certified interpreter.
Course Code: PSP50916
This course is designed for students who are planning to work as a paraprofessional interpreter (Mandarin – English) typically in the community and business domains.
During the program, our experienced and NAATI qualified trainers will step by step guide you through various interpreting exercises and help you to develop:
Our mock exam simulates the final exam conditions, level of difficulty and marking procedures. Our trainers provide personal feedback to help you identify your own strength as well as areas for further development.
There are no set requirements for this course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:
Domestic applicants will undertake the language, literacy and numeracy test and the digital skill test as part of the Pre-Training Review.
This course is delivered in 52 weeks, include term breaks and public holidays.
Class schedule: 2 sessions per week.
A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including Observation of students performing role-playing, Written report, Observation of Presentation, Analysis of case study/Response to simulated work scenario, Written questioning.
GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Interpreting (Mandarin-English) Online or on-campus during the pandemic.
This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.
For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|PSPTIS001||Apply codes and standards to ethical practice|
|PSPTIS002||Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments|
|PSPTIS003||Prepare to translate and interpret|
|PSPTIS040||Interpret in general dialogue settings (LOTE-English)|
|PSPTIS041||Interpret in general monologue settings (LOTE-English)|
|PSPTIS042||Manage discourses in general settings|
|PSPTIS043||Use routine subject matter terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)|
|PSPTIS045||Demonstrate routine English proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts|
|PSPTIS046||Use routine education terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)|
|PSPTIS047||Use routine health terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)|
|PSPTIS048||Use routine legal terminology in interpreting (LOTE-English)|
|SITXLAN003||Conduct oral communication in a language other than English|