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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.

      • Languages - Italian Stage 1

        EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses!

        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 - Japanese Stage 1

        EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses!

        COURSE DESCRIPTION
        You will learn simple conversational Japanese and cultural introductions, including mastering the basic sounds in Japanese pronunciation. 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. At the end of this course, you will have a simple structure of the Japanese language and be able to ask for directions, services and places of interest.

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        COURSE CONTENT
        • Begin learning hiragana
        • Greetings
        • Self-introductions
        • Numbers
        • Asking and telling the time
        • Ordering and asking price
        • Basic directions
        • Finish learning hiragana
        • Showing possession
        • Asking about directions and locations
        • Expressing actions
        • Past, negative, and past negative tense

        COURSE OUTCOMES
        • Develop a simple structure of the Japanese language.
        • Be able to say simple greetings and introduce yourself.
        • Have a basic understanding of how to ask for directions, the time, and the price of products.
        • Further advance the structure of your sentences.
        • Be able to express actions
        • Establish a basic understanding of past, negative and past negative tense.

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