Education & Languages

Languages, Interpreting & Translating

Study Areas
Course Types

Advanced Diploma of Translating

Duration Up to 12 months Part Time
Preference Codes

Applicants are required to select one preference from the list below.

National CodePSP61012
TAFE SA CodeTP00478
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
FacultiesEducation and Languages
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Campus Locations for Course Delivery


Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Adelaide City901008Apply Now On CampusPTDay & Evening

Course Admission Requirements

  • Written and oral proficiency assessment in English and another language


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Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

  1. Written and oral proficiency assessment score

Course Notes & Special Requirements

  • Applicants must complete a written/oral assessment. Please email for further details.
  • Expressions of interest for Arabic and Persian welcome. Please contact

How to Apply

Award Courses

Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Career opportunities exist for employment with translating agencies, freelance and permanent work in diverse areas. These extend across a variety of industry areas such as tourism, export trade, health, law and foreign affairs in both private and public sectors.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Advanced Diploma of Translating (PSP61012)
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. 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 Paraprofessional Interpreter accreditation at the end of the course. 6 core units plus 6 electives.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

Advanced Diploma of Translating

UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
Flinders UniversityBachelor of Arts10854YesDetails


This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.