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30 Years in Western Sydney

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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      • Languages - Italian Stage 1

        COURSE DESCRIPTION
        Introducing students to basic principles of Italian grammar, keeping a practical and short vocabulary, memorising dialogue, allowing students time for questions they may want to ask. 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.

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      • Languages - Mandarin Stage 1

        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. This course is for beginners with no knowledge about the Chinese language. You will learn very basic elements of the language. Phonetics, tones and general structure will be taught to lead your way to further study in the future.

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      • Learn to Row - Beginners & Continuing

        If you want to learn rowing in Sydney, then this course is for you. Whether you are a complete novice or have some previous experience, come and learn the skills of rowing. Rowing is the ideal aerobic sport for the entire body as it is low impact and low injury. You’ll enjoy the ultimate team activity as well as the magic moments of early mornings on the water. No Concession.

        Agenda – Beginners
        Week 1:

        • Orientation to the pontoon area & basic terminology
        • Racing shell setup & equipment
        • Safety precautions
        • Fundamental rowing technique

        Week 2 – 6:

        • Development of rowing technique using variety of ergometers
        • Style correction
        • Crew rowing

        Learning Outcomes
        At the completion of the course participants will possess the following skills and knowledge:

        • Basic knowledge of rowing style and boat rigging
        • Basic navigation rules and river etiquette
        • Ability to row with a crew in a racing shell

        Agenda -Continuing
        The focus will be on developing teamwork within the boat and expand on the basic knowledge from the Beginners Level.

        Learning Outcomes
        At the completion of the course participants will possess the following skills and knowledge:

        • Clear understanding of personal requirements to make rowing a pleasurable activity.
        • Competent knowledge of the rowing stroke including correct terms.
        • Increased understanding of the impact the individual s rowing technique on the crew performance.
        • Development of crew processes.

        Other Information: Meet ready to row at 7.00am for each session (complete crews are needed before boats can go on the water).

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