Mercury Colleges

Introduction

We take great pleasure in welcoming you to Mercury Colleges in Sydney, Australia.

Mercury Colleges has been welcoming students for over 50 years. The college has a long history in Australia, and over the years has earned an enviable reputation for its quality teaching.

At Mercury Colleges, we seek to benefit the interests of our students through educational and cultural interchange in a learning environment of distinction.

Mission

"Mercury Colleges provide and exceed all the requirements for the delivery of quality education. We provide our students with the necessary skills required in the job markets; we remain at the forefront of quality education and provide a high level of education, training and facilities"

Our Qualified Teachers

Mercury Colleges students can benefit from our qualified, enthusiastic and friendly teachers. The teachers aim at assisting students with their individual language needs, and reaching their goals in learning English.

Our Classes

With students who come from a variety of nationalities, our classes have a pleasing learning environment for students to engage and interact comfortably and productively so that they can improve their English skills faster.

Our Facilities

At Mercury Colleges courses are designed to provide intensive training for career success in a professional learning environment that is both challenging and motivating. General facilities for students include computers and free internet access, free Wireless Internet access, care and counselling, help with accommodation, and lunch areas.

Our Location

Mercury Colleges is located in the heart of Sydney City close to major Sydney attractions, like the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens, the Queen Victoria Building, and many others. The campus is easily accessible by public transport. It is a perfect location for students who want to experience city life in Sydney!

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Certificate

Certificate III in Business

Campus Full time 23 - 26 weeks January 2018 Australia Sydney

Certificate III graduates are trained to use a number of competencies in a varied work place. They can use their knowledge and their own judgment to a limited extent. They may give technical advice and support to a work team. [+]

Certificate III in Business CRICOS Course Code: 086807E Duration: 23-26 weeks full time (includes 1-2 term breaks): 20 class hours each week during term 2 terms 2 terms x 10 weeks x 20 hours = 400 class hours. Fees: Please refer to our Price List. Purpose: Certificate III graduates are trained to use a number of competencies in a varied work place. They can use their knowledge and their own judgment to a limited extent. They may give technical advice and support to a work team. Job Roles: Customer Service Advisor Data Entry Operator Clerk Typist Word Processing Operator Administration Assistant Information Desk Clerk Receptionist Entry Requirements: graduate from senior high school (Year 12 or equivalent) over 18 years old at the time of enrolment graduate from Intermediate English: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent International students: Entry into the course will depend on the Australian Immigration office’s Assessment Level for an international student’s country. At present, countries are classed from Level 1 through to Level 3. Units: To gain the BSB30115 Certificate III in Business you must successfully complete the following units: BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations BSBWRT301 Write simple documents BSBCUS301 Deliver & monitor a service to customers BSBITU306 Design & produce business documents BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets BSBADM311 Maintain business resources BSBCMM301 Process customer complaints BSBWOR301 Organize personal work priorities & development BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity Delivery Methods:... [-]

Certificate IV in Business

Campus Full time 36 - 39 weeks January 2018 Australia Sydney

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. [+]

Certificate IV in Business CRICOS Course Code: 086881F Duration: 36-39 weeks full time (includes 3-4 term breaks): 20 class hours each week during term 3 terms 3 terms x 10 weeks x 20 hours = 600 class hours. Fees: Please refer to our Price List. Purpose: This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others. Job Opportunities: Administrator Project Officer Entry Requirements: graduate from senior high school (Year 12 or equivalent) or BSB30115 Certificate III in Business over 18 years old at the time of enrolment graduate from Intermediate English: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent International students: Entry into the course will depend on the Australian Immigration office’s Assessment Level for an international student’s country. At present, countries are classed from Level 1 through to Level 3. Units: To gain BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business you must successfully complete the following units: BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements BSBITU402 Develop & use complex spreadsheets BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information BSBMKG413 Promote products and services BSBLDR403 Lead Team Effectiveness BSBPMG522 Undertake Project Work BSBWRT401 Write complex documents BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity Delivery Methods: This course... [-]

Courses

English for Academic Purposes Course

Campus Full time 12 weeks January 2018 Australia Sydney

Students who complete the full 12 weeks of the course will emerge with an understanding of the philosophy underpinning western academia, strategies to undertake research using journals, library books and the internet. [+]

English for Academic Purposes CRICOS Course Code: 062952E Duration: 12 weeks Fees: Please refer to our Price List Course Aim: Students who complete the full 12 weeks of the course will emerge with: an understanding of the philosophy underpinning western academia strategies to undertake research using journals, library books and the internet useful academic vocabulary the appropriate use of register both spoken and written the ability to read and understand academic materials such as articles, textbooks and reference materials accuracy in the use of academic grammatical structures the ability to: discriminate between fact and opinion summarize points of view compare and evaluate opinions paraphrase and quote without resorting to plagiarism express an opinion with supporting evidence communicate effectively in academic situations (explaining, presenting, questioning, justifying, supporting an opinion and clarifying) construct essays and reports in the appropriate genre construct bibliographies use citation, cross references, footnotes and related conventions Entry Requirements: IELTS 6, Cambridge FCE, TOEFL 547, CEF B2, completion of English course at Upper Intermediate level Delivery Methods: This course is delivered off-the-job, on campus, face to face. It has theory classes and practical sessions involving small groups and individual activities. Textbook: The curriculum is based on the EAP Now series and also has IELTS publications and supplementary texts for the Cambridge exams as well. Assessment: Student progress is closely monitored due to the nature and aims of the course. Written work is assessed weekly. Assignments are returned to students fully annotated and marked. The criteria for the assessment of... [-]

General English Course

Campus Full time 1 - 48 weeks January 2018 Australia Sydney

The General English course aims to teach you to speak English easily using the correct spelling, vocabulary, grammar, appropriateness, intonation and with hard work and a bit of luck, pronunciation. [+]

General English Course CRICOS Course Code: 059870M Duration: 1 - 48 weeks: it is up to you. What are your visa conditions? What are your language goals? Ask us for a pre-enrolment test and we can tell you how much time you need. Fees: Please refer to our Price List Course Aims: The General English course aims to teach you to speak English easily using the correct: spelling vocabulary grammar appropriateness intonation and with hard work and a bit of luck, pronunciation. The course also aims to teach you to listen to English being spoken by speakers from: the United Kingdom the United States and Canada Australia and New Zealand Ireland South Africa and all the parts of the world where our students come from. The course also aims to teach you to read English in common contexts: magazines subtitles labels advertising instructions newspapers short stories forms surveys social media lyrics signage The course aims to teach you to write English clearly and in the English format. For academic writing we recommend you enroll in our EAP course or IELST course after you have been assessed as upper intermediate. Writing includes: addresses emails text messages business letters your resume short stories Finally, the General English course aims to teach you the English culture. Topics that are okay in some languages are not okay in English. Most English colleges forget to teach culture or only do so in a random way. At Mercury, this is part of our General English course.... [-]

IELTS Preparation Course

Campus Full time 12 weeks January 2018 Australia Sydney

The IELTS Preparation course aims to provide students with specific information about the IELTS test, about its length, how it is conducted and structured, what kinds of questions there are, and how it is assessed. [+]

IELTS Preparation Course CRICOS Course Code: 059871K Duration: 12 weeks Fees: Please refer to our Price List. Course Aim: The IELTS Preparation course aims to: to provide students with specific information about the IELTS test, about its length, how it is conducted and structured, what kinds of questions there are, and how it is assessed to give students advice about how to manage the test as successfully as possible as well as provide them with tips that will help them to complete the test within the time allowed and to get the best mark possible to help students develop new critical thinking skills and reflective learning strategies in order to become more analytical and effective learners to improve students’ academic and general English language skills to equip students with the skills and knowledge to take the IELTS examination (general or academic) By the end of the course students will be able to: Understand up-to-date information on what is in the IELTS Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking Tests Appreciate how IELTS candidates are assessed Use and apply specific skills and strategies for the IELTS tests Comprehend general and specific ideas contained in spoken and written texts Think critically and analytically Engage in IELTS topics for conversation: talk about themselves, their family, friends and homeland, natural environment, communication and technology Infer meaning from spoken and written texts Use strategies to help with unknown vocabulary Provide a written description of graphs and tables Write short essays on current affairs and human issues Deliver... [-]

Diploma

Diploma of Leadership and Management

Campus Full time 52 weeks January 2018 Australia Sydney

BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management provides skills and knowledge required to perform effective management in a medium to small workplace. The program develops an awareness of general business management practice involving the supervision of staff members. [+]

Diploma of Leadership and Management CRICOS Course Code: 090857E Duration: 52 weeks full time (includes 4x3 term breaks): 20 class hours each week during term 4 terms 4 terms x 10 weeks x 20 hours = 800 class hours. Fees: Please refer to our Price List. Purpose: BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management provides skills and knowledge required to perform effective management in a medium to small workplace. The program develops an awareness of general business management practice involving the supervision of staff members. Graduates of the BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management will have developed an understanding of the dynamics and principles underlying effective functioning of work groups, as well as the necessary skills to competently function within small organisations. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Manager Supervisor Team leader Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include: Graduates of Certificate IV in Business BSB40215 Graduates of other BSB level 4 certificate courses from the BSB, BSB07 and BSB01 training packages Graduates of relevant qualification/s Candidates with vocational experience Graduates of university courses Entry Requirements also depend on the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) assessment level for the country. The college regularly reviews and updates its policies based on information derived from the Department’s website. Delivery Methods: This course is delivered off-the-job, on campus, face to face. It has theory classes and practical sessions involving small groups and individual activities. Each class uses class sets of learning material. Students are given assessment requirements at... [-]