Prepare to translate and interpret

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 PSPTIS502A, 'Prepare to translate and interpret'.
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



1. Analyse assignment information for planning purposes.

1.1. Confirm scope and nature of assignments, identify stakeholders and determine other relevant factors.

1.2. Obtain and analyse assignment documentation and related background material according to standard protocols.

1.3. Select and obtain tools and equipment and identify and analyse up-to-date, relevant and comprehensive resources.

1.4. Consider assignment requirements and familiarity with topic and other relevant factors to determine planning needs.

1.5. Identify and resolve factors that may affect assignment outcomes.

2. Establish familiarity with topic and context.

2.1. Analyse assignment requirements and build on existing knowledge.

2.2. Identify areas requiring further research and seek additional information.

2.3. Access and develop assignment-specific resources.

2.4. Identify and resolve problems, and seek assistance from client or peer network where necessary.

3. Develop work plan.

3.1. Identify objectives with measurable targets according to assignment requirements.

3.2. Explore innovative and flexible options for achieving objectives.

3.3. Reflect OHS requirements when determining realistic time commitments and allocations.

3.4. Collaborate as required in planning process to ensure mutual agreement.

4. Review and evaluate work plan.

4.1. Review preparation to confirm that it addresses assignment requirements, and resolve outstanding issues.

4.2. Discuss preparation and plan with appropriate persons and incorporate their feedback.

4.3. Consider and implement adjustments to improve process and outcomes of future preparation.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPTIS502A appears in the following qualifications: