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Overview

Course code:

22480VIC

Next available intakes:

February

Course length:

Part Time: 2 years

Campus:

Glen Waverley

The Certificate II in Small Business (Operations/Innovation) will help you develop skills to run a small business.

The course focuses on providing skills in marketing, research, event management, planning, social media collaboration, financial assistance and a variety of processes required for small business activities.

With the growth of e-commerce, domestic and global markets, small businesses increasingly rely on staff who are capable of contributing to all areas of business.

This course also incorporates the use of drone technology, where you will receive hands on experience flying drones and learning about the varied applications of this innovative technology.

This course is VET Delivered to Secondary School Students (previously VETiS) and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.


Course structure

Timetable: Wednesdays from 1pm to 4pm

Year 1 (Semester 1: 19 weeks; Semester 2: 14 weeks)
Year 2 (Semester 3: 19 weeks; Semester 4: 13 weeks)

A variety of projects will be used, to keep you engaged and continue your learning, with the focus on real-world learning.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

BSBWHS201

Contribute to health and safety of self and others

VU22521

Develop elementary skills for small business environments

VU22522

Identify small business policies and procedures

VU22520

Contribute to small business operations and innovation

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

VU22525

Assist with the presentation of public activities and events

VU22523

Undertake basic market research and promotion for a small business product or service

VU22527

Contribute to small business planning

VU22526

Follow procedures for routine financial activities of a small business

VU22524

Participate in small business quality processes

ICTWEB201

Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

BSBWOR202

Organise and complete daily work activities

Code Name
BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others
VU22521Develop elementary skills for small business environments
VU22522Identify small business policies and procedures
VU22520Contribute to small business operations and innovation
BSBSUS201Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
VU22525Assist with the presentation of public activities and events
VU22523Undertake basic market research and promotion for a small business product or service
VU22527Contribute to small business planning
VU22526Follow procedures for routine financial activities of a small business
VU22524Participate in small business quality processes
ICTWEB201Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
BSBWOR202Organise and complete daily work activities

Entry requirements

A demonstrated capacity in learning, reading, writing, and numeracy competencies to year 10 (minimum) level.

Be able to use a computer, including basic word processing, spreadsheets and electronic communication platforms.

Students must be enrolled in VCE or VCAL throughout the course (and available to attend/engage throughout all VCAA VETis calender days).

Holmesglen must also have a contract in place with the school at which you are enrolled in VCE or VCAL.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

Certificate II in Small Business (operations/Innovation)

PATHWAYS

Student may decide to explore further education, including the following business or avaiation courses:

Business:
• Certificate IV in Business, Customer Contact, Business Administration, Franchishing, Business (Governance), Small Business Management, Busines Administration, Business Sales, Marketing, Record Keeping or Business (Governance).
• Diploma in Business, Customer Contact, Business Administration, Franchising, Business (Governance), Managment, Marketing or Record Keeping.
• Business degrees could also be an option, following on from these diploma courses, if desired.

Aviation:
• Remote Pilot License (including your remote operators certifidate); to fly drones
• A variety of Certificate III, IV and diplomas, including Flight Instructor, Commecial Pilot License - Aeroplane or Helicopter, Aviation (Mechatronics, Structures, supervision, Aircreman, Rescue crewman) and Aeroskills (Avionics or Mechanical)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This course provides you with necessary skills to enter a career in a wide variety of industries, including:

- retail
- business
- aviation (including Drones)

By learning how to run a small business, this will equip you to help others run their business in an effective and efficient manner, hence make you more employable anywhere.

With further education and guidance in business or avaiation you can tailor your career pathway and job opportunities to suit your goals.


How to apply

If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.

T: 03 9209 5109

E: vetis@holmesglen.edu.au


Fees

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