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      • BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business Operations

        About the course

        Thinking of opening your own home based business? When your job is at stake, what else would you do but running your own business – be it small or big? Sometimes it’s even better to work for yourself rather than for someone else. This qualification reflects the role of skilled independent micro-business owners who apply a broad range of competencies in varied contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. You will learn the essential aspects of running a micro business – from business planing to marketing, from selling your products to keeping track of cash flow, while complying with the relevant legislation.

        NSW Govt subsidy

        Commonwealth welfare recipients may be eligible for NSW Govt subsidy which may bring the fee down to $240 or in some instances making it fully subsidised. Please contact us on 02 96872072 or email to admin@parramattacollege.com.au to see if you you are eligible for NSW Govt subsidy. As a general rule, you will need to meet the following criteria to be eligible for subsidised fee:

        Australian PR or Citizen
        Over 15 years old and not in school
        Living or working in NSW

        For maximum subsidy, you will need to be a commonwealth welfare recipient e.g. Job Seeker payment, Family Tax Benefit, Carer Payment etc. For further information on NSW Smart and Skilled funding and to see if tyou are eligible, please visit www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au.

        Selection of units of competency

        Core units

        • BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
        • BSBSMB302 Develop a micro business proposal
        • BSBSMB303 Organise finances for the micro business
        • BSBSMB304 Determine resource requirements for the micro business
        • BSBSMB305 Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business

        Elective units

        • BSBSMB201 Identify suitability for micro business
        • BSBSMB306 Plan a home based business
        • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
        • BSBCUS301 Deliver a service to customer
        • BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records

        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.

        Delivery strategy

        This course is delivered in a face to face trainer led environment using different delivery strategies, which include but not limited to lectures, PowerPoint presentations, case study analysis, role plays etc. Whilst it is expected that the delivery will take place at Western Sydney Skills Hub at North Parramatta, delivery using video conferencing system may be considered during the time of pandemic situation or other emergency situations where classroom attendance may be considered a health risk.

        Pre-requisites

        Candidates are required to have a satisfactory level of language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully complete this qualification. Before you enrol into this course, you will need to sit for an LLN Test to demonstrate your LLN skills. If your LLN skills are lower than satisfactory level or if you believe you will need to develop your English language skills, the Parramatta College has a range of English courses to suit individual student’s needs. Please contact our office on 02 96872072 to book for the LLN Test. The test will take approximately 1 hour to complete and is delivered at our North Parramatta venue.

        Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

        If you believe you have relevant skills and experience satisfying the competency requirements 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

        Upon successful completion of the units listed above, you will be awarded with BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business Operations.

        Have more questions to ask?

        Please feel free to contact our friendly enrollment officers on 02 9687 2072 to discuss more about the course 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.

      • Payroll with MYOB

        About the course

        This accredited course completes two competencies in one by combining the basics of bookkeeping with practical training in MYOB accounting software. You will learn to record payroll data e.g. pay period details, any deducations and allowances, prepare payroll from these data and handle payroll enquiries. On successful completion of competencies you will receive a statement of attainment for BSBFIA302 Process payroll from BSB30415 Certificate III Business Administration as well as ICTICT208 Operate accounting applications from ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology. Comprehensive 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. If you aren’t confident in using computer, this course may not be appropriate for you.

        Prerequisite

        Knowledge of basic accounting terminologies and processes preferred.

        Learning outcomes

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

        Record payroll data

        1.1 Check payroll data and clarify discrepancies with designated persons 1.2 Enter employee pay period details and any deductions and allowances in payroll system in accordance with source documents 1.3 Calculate payment due to individual employees to reflect standard pay and variations in accordance with employee source data

        Prepare payroll

        2.1 Prepare payroll within designated timelines and in accordance with organisational policy and procedures 2.2 Reconcile total wages for pay period, check or correct irregularities or refer to designated persons for resolution 2.3 Make arrangements for payment in accordance with organisational and individual requirements 2.4 Obtain authorisation of payroll and individual pay advice in accordance with organisational requirements 2.5 Produce, check and store payroll records in accordance with organisational policy and security procedures 2.6 Follow security procedures for processing payroll and for maintaining payroll records

        Handle payroll enquiries

        3.1 Respond to payroll enquiries in accordance with organisational and legislative requirements 3.2 Provide information in accordance with organisational and legislative requirements 3.3 Ensure all enquiries outside area of responsibility and knowledge are referred to designated persons for resolution 3.4 Complete additional information or follow-up action within designated timelines in accordance with organisational policy and procedures

        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. You will need demonstrate your ability to -
        plan and perform payroll calculations in accordance with all legislative and organisational requirements, and predetermined timelines and
        refer enquiries outside area of responsibility to an appropriate authority
        load and configure accounting software
        create and maintain enterprise financial records as per business and legislative requirements
        record and track transactions
        back up data
        reconcile accounts and generate reports.

        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.

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