Western Sydney | Short Courses for Life Skills | Parramatta College

Western Sydney | Short Courses for Life Skills |

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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What will you learn next?

      • Bellydance - Fun & Fitness

        EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses!


        An introduction to this beautiful, ancient dance for beginners. Develop confidence, strength, body awareness and have lots of fun while learning basic belly dance moves and put them together in a short routine and freestyle. Experience a workout that is not only exciting, but also a sensual and enjoyable way to develop personal expression through movement and dance. It is an experience you will look forward to every day.
      • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

        About the course

        This unit CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk meets the Education and Care Services National Regulations requirements. This unit is a compulsory job requirement for many service owners, management committees and/or Nominated Supervisors which they like to ask their staff to complete the above-mentioned course to ensure they are fully aware of the laws and their obligations to meet the requirements of regulations to be compliant.

        This unit will be delivered by a qualified industry skilled trainer at Western Sydney Skills Hub at North Parramatta. Address – 410 Church St, Level 3, Suite 34, North Parramatta, NSW 2151 if you are enrolling for face to face class. Please note that classes may not be available when you are reading this course description, but the college still encourages the potential candidates to register their interest by joining the waiting list (available at the bottom of this page).

        Practical work

        Students are required to be working or volunteering in a workplace that is accessed by children or young people to successfully complete the practical part of the assessments.  

        This course includes the following units of competency:

        CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

        Delivery Strategies

        This course will be delivered in a Virtual classroom-based environment (Zoom) with a qualified and skilled trainer (if you are enrolling for classroom based) and the self-paced journey for a thorough understanding of the competency requirements and to prepare for the assessments. Learning strategies include role play, case study, demonstrations, lectures, and classroom activities etc. All participants will be supported by our qualified and skilled team throughout their learning journey.

        Assessment Strategies

        Assessment for this unit include both formative and summative assessments which involve a variety of activities including knowledge questions, case studies, presentations, projects, demonstration, observations etc. All participants will be supported by our qualified and skilled team throughout their learning journey.

        Resource Requirements

        Learner manuals will be provided at no further cost than the course fee. This course requires the use of computer and internet either in the classroom or at the students’ home or workplace to research the relevant legislations, industry standards and to develop relevant workplace documents.

        What if I find that the course is not suitable for me?

        Once you have commenced your study, you cannot cancel your enrolment. Therefore, we strongly advise you to read the course information to see if you will benefit from this course, the units of competency covered and delivery and assessment strategies. You can also contact us if you have any other questions that you need to ask before deciding to enrol. Our enrolment and refund policy is available in our Student Handbook. You can access the Student Handbook by visiting our website www.parramattacollege.edu.au or you can contact us on 02 96872072 or email to admin@parramattacollege.edu.au for a copy of the Student Handbook.

        How much work is involved in completing the course?

        Please note assessments for this unit involve some work both during and after the sessions. You will have maximum of two attempts to submit your assessments in each unit of competency. If you are considered Not Yet Competent after the second submission, you may choose to undertake a gap tutorial, which will attract further fee.

        Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

        If you believe you already have skills and experience relevant to the competencies of this course, please let the trainer know for a recognition. Please note that applying for RPL may not automatically result in the issuing of the skill set. In case of any gaps found, you will be advised of those gaps and asked to provide further evidence against your RPL claim. If you are still considered Not Yet Competent (NYC), you may be offered a tutorial for those gaps, which will incur further cost.

        Competency outcome

        On successful completion of assessments, you will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment from CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support.

        More information

        Should you require further information, please feel free to contact our office on 02 96872072 or email to admin@parramattacollege.edu.au.

      • Yoga

        EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses!

        COURSE DESCRIPTION
        A gentle class, in the style of Hatha Yoga. Yoga has been practiced from ancient times in India. Suitable for beginners and continuing students. Yoga is an ancient art based on a harmonising system of development for the mind body and spirit. The continued practise of yoga will lead you to a sense of peace and wellbeing, the practise of yoga makes the body strong and flexible it also improves the function of the respiratory, circulatory, digestive and hormonal system. Yoga brings about emotional stability and clarity of mind.

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        We recommend that you do not do these classes if you are pregnant. Please wear comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga mat and blanket, and bottle of water.

        COURSE CONTENT
        • Breath work
        • Lengthening the spine helping posture
        • Clearer thoughts
        • Helps back pain
        • Massage inner organs
        • Releases toxins from the body
        • Work into Meridians which lines of energy
        • Brings energy into body
        • Flexibility
        • Drains the lymph and boosts immunity
        • Regulates your Adrenal glands
        • Improves your Balance
        • Helps you focus
        • Increases your peace of mind
        • Helps you sleep deeper
        • Maintains your nervous system

        COURSE OUTCOMES
        Overall sense of wellbeing, flexibility not only in your body but in your mind and breath. A balance in your life, being able to handle stresses in life in a way that doesn`t end up effecting your health. Massaging the inner organs and building your immune system.

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