The Diploma of Interpreting provides foundational skills for new entrants to the interpreting industry. Students are 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 prepares students to interpret in informal business and workplace contexts where the consequences of errors in communicative intent can be readily managed.
Candidates need to have a strong background in written and spoken English and Mandarin (Chinese) to qualify for enrolment.
This course is delivered over 20 weeks + 6 weeks of holidays. Weekday and weekend classes are available + self-study component. Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.
The delivery methods for this course include:
Students must successfully complete the following units:
Upper-intermediate Level of English
IELTS Test Score of 6.0
Other recognised English Language tests such as:
Note: Candidates need to have a strong background in written and spoken English and Mandarin (Chinese) to qualify for enrolment.
Stanley College offers this course under the VET Student Loans framework. Students must be aware that VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements and that a VET student loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid. For further information please see the following web-page: https://stanleycollege.edu.au/vet-student-loans/
Tuition Fee: $6,500
Materials Fee: $150*
*The Materials Fee covers equipment and resources used in the delivery of your course at Stanley College.
Easy payment plans available.
Please familiarise yourself with Stanley College’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.
Funding is available under the Jobs and Skills WA Program:
Non-Concession Course Fee^:$2,981.85
For more information on Funded Courses including Entry Requirements, click here
^Student Tuition Fees – The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees. Prices quoted are calculated at the concession rate unless otherwise specified. Eligibility criteria apply. Prices as per the VET Fees and Charges Policy 2020.
This qualification suits students seeking a career in the following job roles:
Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.
For other fees and expenses including Administration Fee, Health Cover, Recognition of Prior Learning, Late and Reassessment Fees click here
On completion of the PSP50916 Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English), students may pursue the PSP60816 Advanced Diploma of Translating at Stanley College or bachelors degree at Stanley College or selected bachelor courses at universities.
|Completion of PSP50916 Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE English)|
|Applicable Tests Available||Student Pathway|
|Credentialed Community Language Test (CCL Test)||– NAATI expects that individuals that pass the NAATI CCL test will be able to claim CCL points (referred to as the five bonus points).|
|– An individual who has passed a CCL test is not NAATI Certified to work as An interpreter or translator.|
|NAATI Certification Test||– NAATI Certified Provisional interpreter|
*Note: Students can complete the CCL test independently, without completing the PSP50916 or PSP60816 qualifications*