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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.

      • Computers for Beginners

        About the course

        This is an entry level course that provides the learner with information technology (IT) literacy skills in setting up a personal computer, accessing files with application programs, sending and retrieving emails, using the internet, using peripheral devices, such as printers, applying basic security procedures and power-management settings, and backing up and shutting down a personal computer. On successful completion a statement of attainment will be awarded for ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer from ICT10115 Certificate I Information, Digital Media and Technology.

        Prerequisite

        No prior knowledge of personal computer and/or Windows Operating System required

        Learning outcomes

        When you have completed the course successfully, you should be able to:

        Prepare to use the personal computer
        1.1 Identify physical components and associated peripheral devices of the personal computer to become familiar with the available network
        1.2 Check physical connectivity of devices to ensure correct operation and performance
        1.3 Boot up and follow procedures to activate the computer

        Manage computer configurations
        2.1 Alter the computer settings to best suit the user
        2.2 Configure power-management settings to minimise power consumption as an environmentally sustainable measure
        2.3 Identify operating system and the application programs loaded on the computer to determine computer capability
        2.4 Conduct basic software installation and removal to improve computer capability
        2.5 Navigate and manipulate desktop environment to create and customise desktop icons and access application programs

        Access and use basic application programs
        3.1 Open a folder with file documents containing basic office applications, make minor changes and save in a different folder
        3.2 Send and retrieve a simple email message using the desktop icon to communicate with other parties
        3.3 Access the internet using the web browser to view and conduct basic web information search
        3.4 Use firewall and antivirus and malware scans to reduce security risks and threats in the system

        Access and use basic peripheral devices
        4.1 Access external storage devices to retrieve, copy, move and save information in different mediums and locations
        4.2 Use printer settings on an installed printer to print a document
        4.3 Access audiovisual (AV) devices to view and play a multimedia file

        Shut down computer
        5.1 Back up important documents and programs to minimise risk of data loss
        5.2 Save any work to be retained and close open application programs
        5.3 Shut down computer and switch off any unused peripheral devices

        Learning strategies

        This course will be delivered in a classroom environment led by a qualified and industry experienced trainer. Learning methods will include face to face lecture, case studies, demonstrations, questions and answers. This course will be delivered on Windows 10 platform.

        Assessment strategies

        Assessment for this course will include both summative and formative through written questions and answers, observations and practical demonstration of knowledge and skills

        Recognition of Prior Learning

        If you believe you have already gained the competency through your current or immediate work experience relating to this unit, please discuss this with your trainer for recognition of prior learning (RPL).

        Need further information?

        Should you require further information, please contact our enrolment officer on 02 96872072 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.

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