Advanced Diploma of Translating

Advanced Diploma of Translating prepares you to translate documents from English to LOTE (Language Other Than English) or LOTE to English.

Translators play an important role in the fields of business, politics, healthcare etc. With the increase in migrants, demand for translators has risen significantly.

Students will learn translating skills in different settings, ethics of the profession and will enhance their skills in English language and LOTE (Language Other Than English) of their choice.

  • CRICOS CODE: 096031K
  • Duration: 26 Weeks
  • Course fee: $6,000
  • Intake: Monthly
  • Language Available: English to Chinese
  • Timetable:
    • Saturday: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm
    • Sunday: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm

* Timetables are subject to change based on the number of students enrolled in EGI courses.

Entry Requirement:

    • Age: at least 18 years
    • Academic
      • Successful completion of Year 12; or
      • EGI placement test: Written language proficiency test in English and LOTE (Language Other Than English)
    • English Language
      • IELTS (Academic) overall band 6 with no band less than 5.5 in Reading and Writing and 6 in each subsection of Listening and Speaking or equivalent score in PTE, TOEFL

Alternative English Entry Requirements:
Students may be accepted if they have successfully completed a Vocational qualification at a Diploma level or above in Australia, The United Kingdom, The United States of America, Canada, New Zealand or The Republic of Ireland or can otherwise demonstrate the required minimum English proficiency. Those who do not meet the English requirements can be referred to English language centres to complete intensive courses in English prior to commencing their award courses at the ECA Graduate Insitute. The length of these English courses varies typically from 4 to 20 weeks.

Unit of Competency:

Unit CodeUnit Name
PSPTIS100Apply codes and standards to professional judgment
PSPTIS101Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments
PSPTIS060Analyse text types for translation of special purpose texts (LOTE-English)
PSPTIS061Quality assure translations
CUAWRT401Edit texts
PSPTIS069Maintain and enhance professional practice
PSPTIS002Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
PSPTIS042Manage discourses in general settings
PSPTIS062Translate special purpose texts from English to LOTE
PSPTIS064Read and analyse special purpose English texts to be translated
PSPTIS065Read and analyse special purpose LOTE texts to be translated
PSPTIS063Translate special purpose texts from LOTE to English
PSPTIS068Demonstrate complex written English proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts