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.
If this course is deemed competitive, you will be informed during your application via TAFE Admissions and additional entrance requirements will apply.
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|Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent||Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)||Certificate III|
You'll be able to access your personal timetable (find out how on our Timetables page), once you have paid your fees.
Study outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research will be required to successfully complete your course.
Bring your own device (BYOD) is encouraged but not essential.
If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.
As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study, for example text books and stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.
This course provides you with the knowledge and skills in Auslan that may lead to employment in a range of deaf-related vocations, such as:
- Auslan-English Interpreter
- Freelance Practitioner (Interpreter)
- Interpreting Service Provider (Agencies)
- Paraprofessional Interpreter
- Social and Community Work
- Deaf Learning
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
Visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.
Study options and next steps
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Semester 1, 2024
Perth - On Campus
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The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.
Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification. If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.
Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the Study options and next steps section above.