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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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      • Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy

        About the course

        This accredited course provides accurate touch-typing, using the correct technique which is still the best way to learn to type effectively, using Typingmaster Pro 7. Before you enrol you must be able to use a personal computer including keyboard and mouse on a basic level. This course will benefit all students plus attain one of the entry requirements into the Police Force or any member of the community needing to type tasks as a skill for their course/workplace.


        Whilst there is no pre-requisite to enrol into the course, you are required to complete the following online mouse skills tests and and send the result by email to admin@parramattacollege.com.au with your preferred course/s clearly stated in the email. Please click on TEST 1 and TEST 2 to access the tests. If you cannot open the tests on your computer, this may be a Flash plug in may need to be installed. You should see on the first screen if you need to install the plug-in. It’s only a mouse click away. Please note your enrolment may be denied if you do not send the mouse skills test result.

        TEST 1


        • click onto "GAME START"
        • choose "LEVEL 1"
        • at each frame, click onto: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
        • in that order, as fast as you can
        • give us time, rate and miss

        Note: you can do this as many times as you wish, then give us your best result.

        TEST 2


        • start stop-watch
        • drag right hand side image to left, matching up the correct colours
        • when finished, stop stop-watch
        • click onto "Check"
        • do this until 'Your score is 100%"

        Note: you can do this as many times as you wish, then give us your best result.

        Learning outcomes

        Learn to use all your fingers with the alphabet and numeracy keys. You will work faster, and make fewer mistakes – a vital skill for today’s technological world.

        Learning strategies

        This course will be delivered in a classroom enviroment led by an industry skilled and appropriately qualified trainer. Delivery strategies include face to face lecture, demonstration, practical activities etc.

        Assessment strategies

        Your competence will be assessed both through formative and summative assessments. Assessment strategies include observation, practical demonstration, short answer questions etc.

        Final outcome

        On successful completion of the course and all required assessments, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for BSBITU307 Develop Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy, a core unit from Certificate III in Business Administration BSB30415.

        What next?

        When you complete this course you might consider our Introduction to Microsoft Word or Excel course.

        Further information

        Should you require further information, please contact our enrolment officer on 02 96872072 or send an email to admin@parramattacollege.com.au.

      • Office Skills - Administration

        Planning to move into an office administration role or already working in a similar area? Make a difference in your role by learning how to deliver premium level customer service and process customer complaints, organise schedules and workplace information, producing workplace documentations and organising personal work priorities. Study at your own time and pace. Qualification is issued on successful completion of all required assessments.

        This course is delivered in flexible mode 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. However, You will start with a face to face session of approximately 2 hours with your trainer to discuss about your training and assessment plan. The face to face session 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.com.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.

        You have six months to complete this course from the date of commencement. Please let your trainer know if you need more time to complete or for any other support you may require.

        This course includes the following units of competency:

        BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace
        BSBADM307 Organise schedules
        BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes
        BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
        BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
        BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
        BSBCMM301 Process customer complaints

        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 qualifcation, 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 BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration. If you wish to gain the full qualification, you will need to complete all the units of this cluster and Office Skills – Information Technology and WHS course.

        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.com.au.

      • Pronunciation and Conversation for Professionals

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        Please note that you will need to attend a phone interview before enrolling into this course. Please call 02 98672072 or send an email to admin@parramattacollege.com.au for booking.

        Days Tuesdays and Thursdays
        Time Evening 7:00pm – 9.00pm
        Location 410 Church St (Ross St Entrance), North Parramatta
        Start Date March 6
        Sessions 16 sessions of 2 hours each
        Fee $450
        Pre-enrolment Interview The trainer will call the students when they have booked for the phone interview

        Course Information

        This course is for higher level speakers and will help them to improve fluency and workplace communication skills.Participants will study pronunciation and conversation techniques. To make sure you are at the right level for this course you will need to have a phone interview with one of our teachers. Please contact the office on 9687 2072 to arrange a phone interview. No discount.

        Enrolling in this course

        To make sure that this course is the right one for you, we require all new learners to have a phone interview with one of our teachers before the course. So that we can contact you, please add your name, email and mobile phone number to the waiting list for Conversation & Pronunciation for Professionals or contact the office directly on 9687 2072 to arrange a phone interview. In the interview we make sure that the course is suitable for your English level and let you know how to enrol in your course.

        Delivery strategy

        This course will be delivered face to face in a classroom environment by a qualified trainer. Delivery strategies include face to face lecture, presentation, role play etc.

        Minimum Number of Enrolments

        A course will be cancelled if we do not have the required minimum number of enrolments four working days before the course starts. Most courses need 8 people enrolled for the course to run. If you delay in enrolling in a course then there is the chance that it will be cancelled due to low numbers.

        Location Map

        Location information can be found here.


        There is FREE street parking (after 6pm) around Ross Street and nearby streets.

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