Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan - English)

National ID: PSP50916
State ID: AB68
Qualification level: Diploma

Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Do you want to put your Auslan skills to good use?</h3>
<p>This course has a focus on ethics of interpreting and concepts to assist in interpreting preparation. It is best suited to people who have some experience in interpreting and have completed a Diploma of Auslan. With this qualification and some experience behind you, you could find yourself working in community organisations and/or the private sector.</p>
<p>The need for Auslan interpreters exists across every sector including:</p>
<ul>
<li>Health environments - assisting people with hospital appointments, clinics, specialist appointments, hospice care</li>
<li>Social welfare -  helping people access services at organisations relating to the Department of Human Services (eg Centrelink, Medicare, Immigration etc)</li>
<li>Legal - providing help with court appearances and documents, police interviews and prisons</li>
<li>Educational - at all levels of education, formal and informal.</li>
</ul>
<p>This Diploma will specialise in Auslan - English interpreting.</p>
<p>Auslan skills are not taught in the Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan - English) qualification, so you will need to demonstrate:</p>
<ul>
<li>An interview, prior to enrolment to assess your Auslan proficiency <strong>and</strong></li>
<li>BKSB testing in Literacy and  Numeracy - you will need to achieve a level 3</li>
</ul>

Course description

<h3>Do you want to put your Auslan skills to good use?</h3>
<p>This course has a focus on ethics of interpreting and concepts to assist in interpreting preparation. It is best suited to people who have some experience in interpreting and have completed a Diploma of Auslan. With this qualification and some experience behind you, you could find yourself working in community organisations and/or the private sector.</p>
<p>The need for Auslan interpreters exists across every sector including:</p>
<ul>
<li>Health environments - assisting people with hospital appointments, clinics, specialist appointments, hospice care</li>
<li>Social welfare -  helping people access services at organisations relating to the Department of Human Services (eg Centrelink, Medicare, Immigration etc)</li>
<li>Legal - providing help with court appearances and documents, police interviews and prisons</li>
<li>Educational - at all levels of education, formal and informal.</li>
</ul>
<p>This Diploma will specialise in Auslan - English interpreting.</p>
<p>Auslan skills are not taught in the Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan - English) qualification, so you will need to demonstrate:</p>
<ul>
<li>An interview, prior to enrolment to assess your Auslan proficiency <strong>and</strong></li>
<li>BKSB testing in Literacy and  Numeracy - you will need to achieve a level 3</li>
</ul>

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