PSP50816 Diploma of Translating (English - Mandarin)

Program Code PSP50816
CRICOS Course Code 094307C
Status of Training Product Current
Duration 26 weeks (including term break) 
Language availables
English and LOTE(Language Other Than English-Mandarin)
Entry Requirements
English language requirements: Minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent #
Fluency in the Chinese language: Qii accepts the successful completion of a higher education degree in Mandarin as the evidence of fluency in the language
Intake Dates Monthly Intake Available
Delivery Mode Face to face
Course fees (AUD) Tuition fee: $8,250
Enrolment fee: $250
Material fees: $500

# Qii accepts the IELTS test; students who do not possess a valid IELTS result can take Qii’s internal English test.

Course Description

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.

Units of Competency

PSPTIS001  Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
PSPTIS002  Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
PSPTIS003  Prepare to translate and interpret
PSPTIS020  Analyse text types for translation of general purpose texts (LOTE-English)
PSPTIS021  Translate and certify non-narrative texts
PSPTIS022  Translate general purpose texts from English to LOTE
PSPTIS025  Read and analyse general purpose English texts to be translated
SITXLAN3315  Read and write information in a language other than English (LOTE)
BSBREL402  Build client relationships and business networks
PSPTIS004  Conduct career planning
BSBWRT301  Write simple documents
PSPTIS101  Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments


The skills and knowledge gained in this qualification may lead to further studies or employment in Translating. On completion of this qualification, learners may seek further studies at any AQF6 or Advanced Diploma level.

How to apply for this course

International students can apply either directly to Queensland International Institute or via an education agent. If you have questions about your application, you can:

  • Speak to a Qii staff member; please phone +61 (7) 3194 6549 and follow the prompts.
  • Send an email to Qii at [email protected] 


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