Tshifhiwa Netshiukhwi

Freelance Editor & Language Translator

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Location:Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/tshifhiwanetshiukhwi
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CURRICULUM VITAE OF
TSHIFHIWA KENNETH NETSHIUKHWI
PERSONAL DETAILS
Surname: Netshiukhwi
First name: Tshifhiwa Kenneth
Date of birth: 1978-04-29
Identity No: 780429 5411 084
Race: African
Gender: Male

Address: 2559 Mangaliso Sobukwe Street
Mahube Valley Ext. 1
Mamelodi East
0122

Contact No: Cell: 083 420 6226
Work: (012) 315 T7152
Marital Status: Single
Disability: Partially sighted (Albino)
Nationality: South Africa
Criminal Record: None
Home Language: Tshivenda


TERTIARY EDUCATION
Institution Name of qualification Year obtained
UNISA BA in Creative Writing (Languages and Literature)
2004
Major Subjects
Other Subjects English & Creative Writing
Intra. & Interpersonal Communication,
Persuasive communication Skills,
Personal Information retrieval,
Information Literacy, editing techniques and translations, Close reading and good writing skills, etc.

OTHER CERTIFICATES
Translation Certificate offered by Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) in 2006

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
Department : Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Directorate : Agricultural Information Services
Position : Editorial Assistant
Duties
• Editing and proofreading of all departmental publication material;
• Translation of documents;
• Compilation of publication material;
• Coordinate departmental inputs for publication purposes;
• Doing language related administrative work;
• Answering language related telephone enquiries; and
• Outsourcing of translations where necessary.

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT
Department : Justice and Constitutional Development
Start date : 2006-04-01
Directorate : Communication and Language Services
Position : Language Practitioner
Duties
• Coordination of translation and interpreting;
• Translating and editing of articles and any other documents, e.g. Pamphlets, newsletter articles, etc, and making sure that all information material are of the highest and acceptable quality;
• Writing of articles and guiding others in improving their writing skills;
• Language awareness as well as implementing the language policy;
• Management of other language related matters, e.g.: outsourcing, etc.;
• Ensuring that all employees are well informed about the new developments within the department.

OTHER EXPERIENCES
Freelancer of Tshivenda – English and English – Tshivenda translation from 2004
I also edit as well as proofread Tshivenda and English documents for individuals, organizations, etc.

So far I have rendered and continue to render my services to the following institutions:
• Department of Correctional Services
• Department of Water Affairs
• Department of Correctional services
• Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
• Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
• UNISA
• Maskew Miller Longman
• Tshwane Municipality
• De Beers

References
1. Dr. Tshivhase AC
Director: Curriculum and Learning Development
UNISA
(012) 429 6789

2. Mr. Serakalala Victor
Deputy Director: Policy Alignment
Department of Correctional Services
(012) 305 8499
083 765 3905
Skills (2) Rating
Editing
Language Translation