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      • Certificate IV in Business Administration BSB40515 (Flexible Delivery) Cluster 1

        Build up your career in office administration as a team leader with this qualification. This course has a strong focus on both communication and computers in the workplace and so it is also ideal for participants already in the workforce who wish to improve their skills in either or both of these areas. It is particularly relevant to, but not limited to, people working in business administration environments where a well developed knowledge of the business and leadership and guidance is required. Gain the essential knowledge and skills in coordinating business resources, organising meetings, designing and delivering complex business documents, administering projects, and implementing sustainable work practices. This course can also be customised to suit your business needs.

        Learning Strategies

        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. 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. Please note Skype session requires fast internet, a computer and a high resolution web cam.

        You have six months to complete the qualification 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. Participants are provided with learner guides and the assessment materials at the beginning of the course.

        Units of competency in cluster 1:

        BSBADM405 Organise meetings
        BSBADM406 Organise business travel
        BSBINM401 Implement workplace information system
        BSBADM407 Administer projects
        BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources

        Please note that you will require strong language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully complete the assessments in this qualification.

        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

        To receive the qualification BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration, you will need to successfully complete all the required assessments in cluster 1 and 2. The assessor may ask you to provide further evidence if the first submission is found to be insufficient or non satisfactory. A Statement of Attainment from BSB40515 will be issued if you have successfully completed one or more than one unit but not all the units.

        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.

      • Diploma of Business Administration BSB50415 Cluster 1 (Flexible learning)

        Our Business Diploma course is your opportunity to develop business and leadership capabilities you can apply at work. It will help you develop the skills to plan, carry out and evaluate your own work and the work of a team. The Diploma course is practical and will be conducted in flexible hours. Tutorials will be available by arrangements with the trainer. Most topics can use real workplace tasks as evidence to complete your assessments. This course is ideal for people moving into supervisory and management roles at work. Recognition is available. All resources included. On successful completion of all assessments the qualification BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration will be issued.

        You will complete the following units of competency in Cluster 1:

        • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
        • BSBADM503 Plan and manage conferences
        • BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems
        • BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development

        Please note that you will require strong language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully complete the assessments in this qualification.

        Learning strategies

        This course is delivered in flexible mode, meaning you don’t need to attend any face to face session in a classroom environment. We will provide you with all the learning and assessment materials and you will study at your own time and pace. However, once you have enrolled you will need to attend a face to face meeting of approximately 2 hours to explain the learning and assessment process. After your enrolment, please call us on 02 96872072 or send an email to admin@parramattacollege.com.au to negotiate a date and time for your face to face meeting. If you are unable to attend the face the face meeting, we can organise it through Skype. Please note you will need broadband internet, a computer or laptop and a high resolution webcam for Skype session. Your trainer/assessor will provide ongoing support via email and phone communication. To keep track of your progress and to help you complete the qualification in time, further meetings may be required during the course. We expect you to complete both Cluster 1 and 2 in 12 months; however extension may be allowed in compelling or compassionate situations. Please let your trainer/assessor know if there is any such situations.

        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

        To receive the qualification BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration, you will need to successfully complete all the required assessments in both cluster 1 and 2. The assessor may ask you to provide further evidence if the first submission is found to be insufficient or non satisfactory. A Statement of Attainment from BSB50415 will be issued if you have successfully completed one or more than one unit but not all the units.

        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.

      • 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.

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