Advanced Diploma of Translating

RMIT University - TAFE

This qualification is part of the Public Sector Training Package. It prepares students to translate texts where there may be significant equivalence problems between source and target text, the subject of the text has specific terminology, or there is need to undertake extensive research and translate complex language and concepts. The English to LOTE specialisation is applicable to candidates whose strongest language is their LOTE. The LOTE to English specialisation is applicable to candidates whose strongest language is English. The LOTE-English both directions specialisation is applicable to candidates who have equal facility in LOTE and English. The LOTE specialisations include Arabic; Indonesian; Dutch; Finnish; French; German; Greek; Hindi; Hungarian; Italian; japanese; Korean; Malay; Mandarin; Polish; Portuguese; Russian; Serbian; Spanish; Swedish; Swiss German; Thai; Turkish; Croatian; Bosnian and Australian Indigenous languages.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University TAFE Institute/Polytechnic (Govt)
Level: Preparatory/Industry
Campus/Location: City
Institution CRICOS: 00122A

Subjects

  • Core: Apply codes and standards to professional judgement
  • Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments
  • Analyse text types for translation of special purpose texts (LOTE-English)
  • Quality assure translations
  • Edit texts. Specialist: English to LOTE
  • LOTE to English
  • LOTE. Plus general electives.

RMIT provides students with the opportunity to study and train at an institution with a distinguished reputation, established industry contacts and a proven track record for graduate employability. A qualification from RMIT TAFE will provide you with highly practical, hands-on experiences that focus on developing skills specific to your career path. With a relevant TAFE qualification, you could gain credit and transfer into a related university degree or head straight into the workforce.

Industry partnerships

RMIT works with its partners to deliver practical solutions to emerging global problems and gives its students the opportunity to learn from industry professionals. Our training programs are structured to meet the realities of today's tough and fast-paced employment markets. Throughout your studies, you will engage with industry, collaborate on real and simulated projects, use the latest technology and build your skills through practical application.

RMIT provides a range of services to support students in their studies and enhance their experience at university.

You will have access to:

  • arrival services
  • the MATES program - a highly recommended peer-mentoring program that introduces international students to life at RMIT in Melbourne through the eyes of a local student
  • housing advisory services to assist with all accommodation needs
  • clubs and societies to connect with like-minded students
  • sporting clubs and facilities
  • health and wellbeing services
  • study and English support
  • international student advisers.

To see the full list of services, visit www.rmit.edu.au/life/support-services.

Campus life

  • Recreation trips and tours, including skiing, camping and surfing
  • Sports clubs - from basketball to taekwondo
  • Australian University Championships
  • Over 100 social clubs for students to bond over common interests
  • Spiritual Centre
  • LEAD program - leadership experience
  • Free cinema, art exhibitions, music, bands, dance crews, on-campus gym and much more

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