How many other students will be in my class?
Every class in Astute Training Pty Ltd is unique in size. No matter how many students are in your class, your classroom is more than adequate in size to be comfortable. View our Facilities Gallery if you would like to see our classrooms and equipment.
Will I have access to computers?
All Business Studies students have access to laptop PC’s during every class. Students from other courses are able to use laptops for research or to prepare assignments when needed. Community Services students have access to tablets during every class. We also have free NBN broadband wireless internet available for all students to use on their mobile phones or other own devices.
What will my teachers be like?
All of our trainers are highly qualified and experienced in their field. At Astute Training Pty Ltd you will be made to feel like one of the family from the moment you arrive and your trainers will be there to help you in everything you do while at college. Our trainers are all friendly, mature and fun people to be around and will make your study sessions enjoyable.
What do I have to bring to class each day?
A black pen, your smile and your lunch. That’s it! We provide everything else you will need.
Is there parking available at Astute Training Pty Ltd?
No, we do not have private parking facilities but we are within walking distance of three large car parking areas. Our only advice is that if you want to park all day for free in any of the areas, you should aim to be there before 9:00am.
Can I bring food to school each day?
Of course you can! We provide 2 well equipped kitchens for student use. Both kitchens have microwaves, refrigerators, instant boiling water, cafe bars and washing up facilities. Sometimes our students arrange mini-feast days when everyone brings food to share. We encourage this so that we all get to experience tastes and smells from around the world.
Do I need to have a VISA to study at Astute Training Pty Ltd?
International students require a student visa to undertake courses which comply with Dept. Immigration requirements at Astute Training Pty Ltd. Domestic students must provide proof of identity only.
What is the weather like in Penrith?
Penrith is located at the foot of the Blue Mountains NSW and is surrounded by the rural communities of the Hawkesbury and Mulgoa. Here’s the latest weather report for Penrith:
Friday 03/22 20%
Clouds early, some clearing late. Low 17C.
Tomorrow 03/23 20%
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High 31C. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday 03/24 0%
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 32C. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday 03/25 20%
Cloudy. High near 30C. Winds NW at 15 to 30 km/h.
Tuesday 03/26 20%
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 24C. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
What will my first day at Astute Training Pty Ltd be like?
On your first day you will meet with other new students and be helped to fill out all necessary paperwork by our Student Support Adviser. You will have your photograph taken for your Student ID card and be taken on a tour of the college and to meet your trainer. Any questions you have will be answered and you will be thoroughly prepared for when you begin your class the following week.