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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.

        Pre-requisite

        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

        Instructions

        • 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

        Instructions

        • 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.

      • MYOB (Payable and Receivable)

        About the course

        This accredited course completes two competencies in one by combining the basics of bookkeeping with practical training in MYOB. You will learn to prepare financial records using manual bookkeeping and then learn how these records are kept using a computerised accounting system. On successful completion of competencies you will receive a statement of attainment, Process accounts payable and receivable BSBFIA303, from Certificate III Business Administration BSB30415 as well as Operate accounting applications ICTICT208 from Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology ICT20115. Comprehensive MYOB Manual and bookkeeping workbook provided. Before you enrol you must be able to: create files and folders,open an application program, copy, rename, delete files, save, open and print a file. You will need to bring pen, notebook and calculator.

        Prerequisite

        Knowledge of basic accounting terminologies and processes preferred.

        Learning outcomes

        On successful completion of the course, you should be able to -

        Maintain financial journal systems
        1.1.Check source documents for accuracy and appropriate authorisation
        1.2. Refer errors and discrepancies in source documents for resolution, in accordance with organisational policy and procedures
        1.3. Enter transactions into cash and credit journal system in accordance with organisational policy and procedures, and relevant legislation and compliance requirements
        1.4. Total credit journals in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

        Prepare bank reconciliations
        2.1 Check cash journals against bank statements to identify differences
        2.2 Update cash journals with relevant data from bank statements
        2.3 Identify discrepancies and refer to appropriate staff member, organisation or agency
        2.4 Total cash journals in accordance with organisational policy and procedures
        2.5 Prepare regular reconciliation reports within designated time lines

        Maintain accounts payable and accounts receivable systems
        3.1 Enter transactions into individual accounts payable and accounts receivable, in accordance with organisational policy and
        procedures, and accounting requirements
        3.2 Prepare schedules accounts payable and accounts receivable for reconciliation purposes, in accordance with organisational
        requirements
        3.3 Reconcile schedules accounts payable and accounts receivable with journal data or general ledger, in accordance with
        organisational requirements

        Process payments for accounts payable
        4.1 Reconcile accounts payable statements with accounting records, in accordance with organisational policy and procedures
        4.2 Check payment documentation for accuracy of information and discrepancies and rectify errors, in accordance with
        organisational requirements

        Prepare statement for accounts receivable
        5.1 Produce and check accounts receivable statements for accuracy of content in accordance with organisational policy and
        procedures
        5.2 Rectify discrepancies and statements despatched within designated time lines

        Follow up outstanding accounts
        6.1 Maintain accounts receivable ledger system, in accordance with organisational requirements, to reflect current credit situation
        6.2 Conduct aged analysis of accounts receivable to identify outstanding accounts and to determine collection procedures, in
        accordance with organisational requirements
        6.3 Report or follow-up outstanding accounts in accordance with organisational policy and procedures
        6.4 Monitor and review credit terms in accordance with credit policy and procedures.

        This course also encompasses the essential functions of MYOB software, which will help you consolidate your bookkeeping basics and learn how to use one of the best, full-featured accounting software packages for home or small business.

        As well as the above learning outcomes, you should be able to -

        Customise software
        1.1 Select accounting software to meet business requirements
        1.2 Load, register and configure accounting software according to operating instructions

        Create enterprise data
        2.1 Establish chart of accounts according to business requirements
        2.2 Create and add data on customers and sales
        2.3 Create and add data on suppliers and purchases
        2.4 Create and add inventory details
        2.5 Add required/suitable tax codes

        Record and track transactions
        3.1 Generate invoices and track their progress
        3.2 Record customer payments and update customer details
        3.3 Record and track purchases
        3.4 Record payment of wages, allowances, taxation and superannuation
        3.5 Update business data as required

        Save and back up data
        4.1 Save accounting data to disk
        4.2 Make a regular back-up of all accounting data and store in a safe location

        Generated reports
        5.1 Reconcile accounts
        5.2 Generate and print financial reports based on accounting data
        5.3 Check financial reports for errors and discrepancies
        5.4 Discuss errors with appropriate person and rectify as required

        Learning and assessment strategy

        This course will be delivered in a classroom environment. Learning strategies include face to face delivery, case studies, practical exercises etc. Assessment strategies include case studies, observation and written questions.

        LLN Skills required

        This course requires strong language, literacy and numeracy skills. At a very simple level, this means you need to understand the trainer and can communicate with the trainer in English. You also need to understand accounting terminologies.

        Need further information?

        Please feel free to contact our enrolment officer on 02 96872072 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 9687 2072 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 June 5
        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.

        Parking

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

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