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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
  • Langauge 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.


Academic 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 Code Unit Name
PSPTIS100 Apply codes and standards to professional judgment
PSPTIS101 Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments
PSPTIS060 Analyse text types for translation of special purpose texts (LOTE-English)
PSPTIS061 Quality assure translations
CUAWRT401 Edit texts
PSPTIS069 Maintain and enhance professional practice
PSPTIS002 Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
PSPTIS042 Manage discourses in general settings
PSPTIS062 Translate special purpose texts from English to LOTE
PSPTIS064 Read and analyse special purpose English texts to be translated
PSPTIS065 Read and analyse special purpose LOTE texts to be translated
PSPTIS063 Translate special purpose texts from LOTE to English
PSPTIS068 Demonstrate complex written English proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts