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PSP50916 Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English) (Diploma of Interpreting Auslan - English)

National ID: PSP50916 | State ID: AB68

Do you want to put your Auslan skills to good use?

This course has a focus on ethics of interpreting and concepts to assist in interpreting preparation. It is best suited to people who have some experience in interpreting and have completed a Diploma of Auslan. With this qualification and some experience behind you, you could find yourself working in community organisations and/or the private sector.

The need for Auslan interpreters exists across every sector including:

·Health environments - assisting people with hospital appointments, clinics, specialist appointments, hospice care

·Social welfare -  helping people access services at organisations relating to the Department of Human Services (eg Centrelink, Medicare, Immigration etc)

·Legal - providing help with court appearances and documents, police interviews and prisons

·Educational - at all levels of education, formal and informal.

This Diploma will specialise in Auslan - English interpreting.

Auslan skills are not taught in the Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan - English) qualification, so you will need to demonstrate:

·An interview, prior to enrolment to assess your Auslan proficiency and

·BKSB testing in Literacy and  Numeracy - you will need to achieve a level 3

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website


Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Page last updated May 05, 2021