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Why Choose The Parramatta College?

  • Not for profit
  • Locally based training for those who live or work in Western Sydney
  • Quality trainers and facilities
  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Flexible and custom training programs

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What will you learn next?

      • Administration Officer Skills

        Planning to move into an office administration role or already working in a similar area? Want to make a difference in your role by learning how to deliver premium level client service experience? If you have answered yes, then this course will be the right choice for you. This course is designed to cover key aspects of Office Administration Assistant or Administration Officer. A Statement of Attainment is issued on successful completion of all required assessments.

        Whilst this course is delivered in a face-to-face classroom environment, it may be available on flexible mode as well i.e. you will study at your own time and pace and a trainer will be allocated to assist you with your course progress via email or phone. When delivered on flexible basis, you will start with a face-to-face meeting of approximately 2 hours with your trainer at our North Parramatta venue to discuss about your training and assessment plan. This face-to-face initial meeting can also be done on Skype if you are unable to attend in person. After you have enrolled, please ring us on 02 96872072 or email to admin@parramattacollege.edu.au to negotiate a date and time for the face-to-face session. Skype session requires fast internet, a computer and a high-resolution web cam. For the classroom course, please see the timetable at the bottom of this page.

        Looking for Government funding?

        NSW Government subsidy may be available for eligible participants when enrolling into the course. Please call 02 96872072 or send an email to admin@parramattacollege.edu.au to assess your eligibility for subsidised fee. If you are seeking funding, please do not enrol online and contact our office.

        How much I will be paying if I am not qualified for the Government Subsidy?

        The course price is $1250. If you refer someone, you and your referral will also receive referral discount.

        Eligibility to enrol into this course:

        This course requires strong language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills for successful completion. If you believe you will need to develop your LLN skills, please feel free to let us know. We can arrange an English assessment for you to understand your level. Besides the LLN skills, it is expected that candidates already have some exposure to an office environment and have a previous qualification. You will need to complete an eligibility checklist to provide us with information about your work experience and/or previous qualifications. You will also need to provide a copy of your current CV.

        Please note this course may not be suitable for those who have no previous qualification and/or exposure to an office environment.

        This course includes the following units of competency:

        BSBTEC202 Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment
        BSBXCM301 Engage in workplace communication
        BSBWHS311 Assist with maintaining workplace safety
        BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
        BSBOPS303 Organise schedules
        BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities

        Assessment strategies

        Assessments for this qualification include both formative and summative assessments and include questions and answers, portfolio of evidence, project assignments and third-party report. You will be provided with assessment tasks at the beginning of your course during the face-to-face session.

        Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

        If you believe you have relevant skills and experience satisfying the competency requirement of this qualification, please consult with your trainer for the possibility of recognition. The trainer will provide you with a clear guideline on the RPL assessments and evidence requirements.

        Final outcome

        On successful completion of all assessments, you will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment from BSB30120 Certificate III in Business.

        Have more questions to ask?

        Please feel free to contact our friendly enrolment officers on 02 9687 2072 to discuss more about the course or send an email to admin@parramattacollege.edu.au. If you would like to talk to an expert, please reach out to our Course Coordinator at Estherk@parramattacollege.edu.au

      • Cake Decorating

        COURSE DESCRIPTION
        This is a beginners course. Learn how to cover special occasion cakes with fondant icing, and practice the art of moulded flowers, decorations and piping. All your efforts will be rewarded when you create wonderful Birthday, Engagement, Wedding and Christening cakes. This is formal decorating, not butter cream icing. Please note we run both Daytime and Evening classes which are both beginners classes but the content can vary slighty dependent on the tutor. The content of this course is as below:

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        COURSE CONTENT
        • Modelling bear
        • Moulding of flowers
        • Colouring of pieces made
        • Piping with royal icing
        • Covering and decorating a cake with fondant icing

      • Languages - Spanish Stage 2

        EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses!

        COURSE DESCRIPTION
        This course is designed for those students who have completed stage 1 Spanish or already know beginners Spanish and wish to learn more of the language. To make use of the basic structures already learnt or known with new vocabulary and grammar. Practice vocabulary and expressions that will enable you to communicate in many situations .

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        Please be aware that if you wish to learn Spanish, the language is the same regardless of whether the tutor comes from Spain or Latin America, naturally there will be variations in accent and different countries use different types of slang, however the actual language is the same. Our tutors do come from a variety of countries, often they mention this in their tutor profile (click on the tutor’s name to see their profile), but the language taught is always Spanish.

        COURSE CONTENT
        Great course for business travellers or for those working in the hospitality and tourism industries, for leisure travellers and those wishing to communicate better with relatives and friends.

        COURSE OUTCOMES
        • Understand what you read and hear
        • Ask and follow directions
        • Fill in forms and read timetables
        • Express your feelings and desires
        • Able to communicate widely

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