Advanced Diploma of Translating


An Advanced Diploma of Translating will strengthen your bi-lingual capabilities by providing you with advanced training in translating a wide variety of texts, including business, commercial, technical, health, marketing and internet content. The course teaches translation skills in general and specialised areas, as well as the processes and practices necessary for quality service delivery. 5 core units plus 8 electives. The qualification is approved by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI). Students who meet the NAATI requirements during the course will be recommended for NAATI Professional Translator accreditation at the end of the course.

Entry Requirements:

Written proficiency assessment in English and another language AND Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA)


5 core plus 8 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Apply codes and standards to professional judgement; Negotiate translating and interpreting assignments; Analyse text types for translation of special purpose texts (LOTE-English); Quality assure translations; Edit texts. Elective: Translate special purpose texts from English to LOTE; Read and analyse special purpose English texts to be translated; Translate special purpose texts from LOTE to English; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00092B

Related Careers:

Interpreter, Translator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Adelaide City No info No Part time 1 year
TAFE SA is South Australia's largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider. More than one million students have studied with us since we were established in 1971. Each year, we accept more than 70,000 student enrolments and deliver training at over 300 locations right across South Australia. Our courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of our students. The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey findings in 2017 showed that 87% of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying, and 89% of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training. These results are fantastic for students, and they also demonstrate our significant contribution to building a skilled, sustainable workforce for the state of South Australia. TAFE SA is responsive to the needs of employers, working with industry groups to deliver relevant, high quality training that aligns with contemporary career opportunities. International students from more than 70 countries choose to study at TAFE SA for the quality of education and support they receive, as well as the enviable South Australian lifestyle.

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

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