practice underpins studies within this subject area. Business practice involves
the use of management, entrepreneurial creativity, communication, technology
practice and technologies. It promotes students’ knowing, thinking,
investigating, creating, communicating, participating and reflecting.
Students use one or more of the elements of business practice to respond to
real life situations. The knowledge, practices and dispositions of business
contexts are transferable to other life contexts. In Year 10, students have the
opportunity to gain a vocational qualification (Certificate I in Business).
YEAR 11 & 12
Accounting – General Senior
provides opportunities for students to develop an understanding of the
essential role of organising, analysing and communicating financial data and
information in the successful performance of any organisation. Students learn fundamental accounting
concepts in order to understand accrual accounting and managerial and
accounting controls, preparing internal financial reports, ratio analysis and
interpretation of internal and external financial reports. They synthesise
financial data and other information, evaluate accounting practices, solve authentic
accounting problems, make decisions and communicate recommendations. Students develop numerical, literacy, technical,
financial, critical thinking, decision-making and problem-solving skills. They
develop an understanding of the ethical attitudes and values required to
participate effectively and responsibly in a changing business environment.
Business – General Senior Subject
Through studying Business, students are challenged
academically and exposed to authentic and real-life practices. The knowledge
and skills developed in Business will allow students to contribute meaningfully
to society, the workforce and the marketplace and prepare them as potential
employees, employers, leaders, managers and entrepreneurs of the future. Students
investigate the business life cycle from the seed to post-maturity stage;
develop skills in examining business data and information. Furthermore, students will learn business
concepts, theories, processes and strategies relevant to leadership, management
Certificate II in Business
Certificate II in Business aims to meet the needs of
students by offering a range of business competencies. It is recommended
for students who want to pursue a vocational pathway. Some keyboarding
proficiency and computing knowledge is recommended but not essential.
Diploma of Business (VET)
Students can study the Diploma of Business whilst at school as a subject and it is delivered in partnership with College Australia.
Business Services Training Certificate II | Certificate II in Workplace Skills (VET)
The Business Services Training Certificate II and the Certificate Workplace Skills are recommended for students interested in developing business skill and pursing a vocational pathway. Some keyboard proficiency and computing knowledge is recommended by not essential.
If you require any further details, please contact:
MJ Raatz, Head of Department (eLearning and Business)