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Ethics and Professionalism for Interpreters and Translators

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Description

This online course aims to help learners develop a comprehensive knowledge of the translators’ and interpreters’ professional code of ethics. In Australia, NAATI certified translators and interpreters should comply with the AUSIT Code of Ethics as part of their ongoing certification. AUSIT (Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators) is the national professional association of translators and interpreters in Australia. This online course will concentrate on developing learners’ knowledge and application of the AUSIT Code of Ethics in their translating and interpreting assignments. Learners will gain knowledge of the ethical requirements for translators and interpreters in Australia. This course is composed of video narrated presentations, quizzes and instructional videos to establish best practice when practitioners are met with ethical challenges in the translating and interpreting context.


Who would this be useful for?

This module would be useful for interpreters and translators who wish to develop their understanding of the AUSIT Code of Ethics.


This course will cover the following items:

Introduction to Interpreters’ and Translators’ Code of Ethics

AUSIT Code of Ethics Principles

How to Prepare for Interpreting and Translation Assignments

Demand & Control Schema


Course outcomes

Knowledge

A clear understanding of the meaning and implication of each ethical principle outlined in the AUSIT Code of Ethics

Awareness of a range of ethical issues specific to translators or interpreters

Awareness of the importance or preparation for interpreting and translation assignments


Skills

Professionally explain ethical requirements to language service users to obtain optimal working conditions

Cite code of ethics to justify their translation or interpreting choice when necessary

Identify a potential ethical dilemma in a real-life situation, critically evaluate the outcome of their action and make ethically sensitive decisions

Apply the Demand Control Schema to aid their ethical decision making

Apply skills to better prepare and plan for translation and interpreting assignments


Certificate Earned

 A professional development certificate will be issued upon completion of the course. Learners will be eligible to receive 20 points towards recertification (Section 2.20 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue). Some courses may attract PD points from multiple categories. Please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification.

Endorsement

Course Completion Guidelines

Students are required to read and complete all the course content, including watching all videos, and successfully completing all assessments. In order to attain your certificate, you need to score 100% on each assessment. Students will have unlimited attempts to complete the course over the length of their access.

 

Presented By

Presenter - Dr Robyn Dean
Assistant Professor, Department of ASL and Interpreting Education
Rochester Institute of Technology
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Rochester, USA
National Council Member
AUSIT
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New South Wales, Australia
Head of Training
All Graduates – Interpreting & Translating
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Melbourne, Australia

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