Why should I study Introduction to Business?
Introduction to Business is a stackable VET option aimed to provide pre-vocational skills, work preparedness and the opportunity for students to taste and develop micro skills in the area of business office duties before committing to a qualification. This option invests in the development of transferable knowledge and skills in routine administrative tasks, handling data, using business technology and producing documents which can be applied to diverse business environments and circumstances.
Where does Introduction to Business lead?
Students completing this course may undertake further study in Advanced Business – Documents, Certificate II in Workplace Skills or seek a school-based traineeship or employment as a clerical assistant, receptionist, customer service and administration assistant and other junior roles in the business services industry.
What work will I do in Introduction to Business?
Students complete the following units of competency:
BSBTEC201 – Use business software applications
This unit prepares students with a range of skills and knowledge required to select and use a range of software to organise electronic information and data such as business letters, itineraries, flyers, electronic presentations and financial spreadsheets.
BSBTEC202 – Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment
This unit prepares students with a range of skills and knowledge required to effectively identify, select and use available methods of digital communication in a workplace context, such as email, instant messaging and other similar platforms to communicate with relevant stakeholders.
BSBOPS201 – Work effectively in business environments
This unit prepares students with the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in business environments. It includes identifying and working to organisational standards, managing workload and working as part of a team.
BSBCRT201 – Develop and apply thinking and problem solving skills
This unit prepares students with the skills and knowledge required to solve problems, develop questions and respond to feedback on questions on workplace issues.
Where can I find more information about Introduction to Business?
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