PSP50816 - Diploma of Translating
This qualification covers the competencies required to translate general purpose texts from one language to another, to convey information written in plain language to a limited and known audience in functionally equivalent translated texts that are appropriate to the context, target audience and end use.
The Diploma prepares translators to translate texts that contain limited equivalence problems between source and target text, plain language and concepts accessible to the general public, and limited requirement for research on the subject beyond client resources. Limited and known audiences include the clients of community services, educational institutions, community information services and businesses, or may relate to government client relationships.
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 both their LOTE and English.