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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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      • Computers for Beginners - Windows

        About the course

        This is an entry level course that provides the learner with information technology (IT) literacy skills in setting up a personal computer, accessing files with application programs, sending and retrieving emails, using the internet, using peripheral devices, such as printers, applying basic security procedures and power-management settings, and backing up and shutting down a personal computer. On successful completion of the course a participation record will be issued.

        This qualification will be delivered in a classroom environment by a qualified industry skilled trainer at Western Sydney Skills Hub at North Parramatta. Address – 410 Church St, Level 3, Suite 34, North Parramatta, NSW 2151. Please note that classes may not be available when you are reading this course description, but the college still encourages the potential candidates to register their interest by joining the waiting list (available at the bottom of this page).

        Prerequisite

        Whilst there are no prerequisites for this course, it is expected that you have adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills and computer skills to be able to interact with peers, trainers and access to a Windows operated computer or laptop at home or at your workplace to practice lessons.

        Learning outcomes

        When you have completed the course successfully, you should be able to:

        Prepare to use the personal computer
        Manage computer configurations
        Access and use basic application programs
        Access and use basic peripheral devices
        Shut down computer

        Learning strategies

        This course will be delivered in a classroom environment led by a qualified and industry experienced trainer. Learning methods will include face to face lecture, case studies, demonstrations, questions and answers. This course will be delivered on Windows 10 platform.

        Resource Requirements

        Learner manuals will be provided at no further cost than the course fee. This course requires the use of computer and internet either in the classroom or at the students' home or workplace to research the relevant legislations, industry standards and to develop relevant workplace documents.

        More information

        Should you require further information, please feel free to contact our office on 02 96872072 or email to admin@parramattacollege.edu.au.

      • Languages - Spanish Stage 1

        EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses!

        COURSE DESCRIPTION
        For students with no prior experience at any level in the Spanish language. Willing to learn and practice common everyday words necessary to make yourself understood in a Spanish speaking country.

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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
        Speaking, reading, listening and writing.
        Vocabulary and basic grammar rules to communicate with confidence in simple real life situations.
        Delivery of this course is classroom based with single and group activities.

        COURSE OUTCOMES
        You would have become familiar with different cultures among many Spanish speaking countries.
        You will be able to introduce yourself and others; ask for directions, drinks, meals and amenities.

      • Yoga

        EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses!

        COURSE DESCRIPTION
        A gentle class, in the style of Hatha Yoga. Yoga has been practiced from ancient times in India. Suitable for beginners and continuing students. Yoga is an ancient art based on a harmonising system of development for the mind body and spirit. The continued practise of yoga will lead you to a sense of peace and wellbeing, the practise of yoga makes the body strong and flexible it also improves the function of the respiratory, circulatory, digestive and hormonal system. Yoga brings about emotional stability and clarity of mind.

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        We recommend that you do not do these classes if you are pregnant. Please wear comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga mat and blanket, and bottle of water.

        COURSE CONTENT
        • Breath work
        • Lengthening the spine helping posture
        • Clearer thoughts
        • Helps back pain
        • Massage inner organs
        • Releases toxins from the body
        • Work into Meridians which lines of energy
        • Brings energy into body
        • Flexibility
        • Drains the lymph and boosts immunity
        • Regulates your Adrenal glands
        • Improves your Balance
        • Helps you focus
        • Increases your peace of mind
        • Helps you sleep deeper
        • Maintains your nervous system

        COURSE OUTCOMES
        Overall sense of wellbeing, flexibility not only in your body but in your mind and breath. A balance in your life, being able to handle stresses in life in a way that doesn`t end up effecting your health. Massaging the inner organs and building your immune system.

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