Translate and certify non-narrative texts

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver PSPTIS021, 'Translate and certify non-narrative texts'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Produce draft translations

1.1 Receive and manage source texts according to principles of confidentiality and security and confirm text is legible, readable and complete.

1.2 Choose approach to translation suitable to purpose, including identifying information for extract translation as appropriate.

1.3 Critically apply resources to identify equivalence at level of word in the context of the nature of the source document.

1.4 Research and apply established translation precedents and information from resources to ensure consistent outcomes.

1.5 Produce draft translations of source texts that are accurate, coherent, factually correct, and appropriate for document end use and assignment requirements.

1.6 Record translation decisions and justification in glossaries.

2. Format and proofread translations

2.1 Develop template and use technology to format translated texts according to end use requirements.

2.2 Apply standard conventions to link source and target text.

2.3 Proofread formatted text closely, using standard methods to annotate proof corrections.

2.4 Submit draft translation to client for proofreading and approval and liaise to finalise translation.

3. Certify translations

3.1 Certify translation as required using standard methods.

3.2 Return final version of translated text and supporting documentation to client by deadline.