Entry Level Translation - PDA1017

Entry Level Translation

Professional development short course

This short course is an introduction to translation in community settings, intended for proficient users of English and at least one other language interested in entering the field. Topics covered will include basic theoretical concepts in translation, professional ethics and the role of the translator, relevant genres for community settings, and consideration of the skills and resources required to work as a translator. The short course will combine presentations from academics and experienced T&I professionals.

This course does not lead to NAATI certification but will give participants an understanding of the industry, the skills, and knowledge required to work within it and the steps to take to become certified.

This professional development short course is run with the support of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, State Government of Victoria.

Students may also apply for a bursary which allows for a heavily discounted enrolment fee in cases of financial hardship. Bursary applicants must satisfy the criteria to be considered. The cut-off date for bursary applications is 7 days before the course start date.

At a glance

Date
02/05/20, 15/05/21

Time
9:30

Length
1 Day

Location
Monash Law Chambers

Cost
$273
$246 (10% discount for AUSIT and ASLIA members)

Aims:

The short course will give participants an understanding of the industry, the skills, and knowledge required to work within it and the steps to take to become certified. The course is aimed at proficient users of written English and at least one other language who are interested in entering the community translation industry.  Prior translating experience is not required.

Topics covered:

Topics covered will include basic theoretical concepts in translation, professional ethics and the role of the translator, relevant genres for community settings, and consideration of the skills and resources required to work as a translator.

Assessment:

Your presenter will identify a variety of practical tasks during the course.

Recognition:

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to claim 20 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.4 of the NAATI Recertification Professional Development Catalogue). A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.