BSB20120 Certificate II in Workplace Skills

VCE VET Business Program packaged into the VCE Units 1 - 4 Structure with Scored Assessment


This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of entry-level Business Services job roles.

This qualification also reflects the role of individuals who have not yet entered the workforce and are developing the necessary skills in preparation for work.

Participants complete basic procedural, clerical, administrative or operational tasks that require self-management and technology skills. They perform a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context. Individuals in these roles generally work under direct supervision.

VCE VET Workplace Skills Program Outline
Unit of Competence* Nominal Hours
BSBCMM211 Apply communication skills 40
BSBOPS201 Work effectively in business environments 30
BSBPEF202 Plan and apply time management 20
BSBPEF202 Plan and apply time management 20
BSBWHS211 Contribute to the health and safety of self and others 20
BSBCRT201 Develop and apply thinking and problem-solving skills 30
BSBTEC203 Research using the internet 30
BSBTEC201 Use business software applications 60
BSBTEC202 Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment 20
ICTWEB306 Develop web presence using social media 30
JOB CAMP Module Job Search, SWL & VET Pathways 0
Total Nominal Hours
*The selected units of competence may be subject to change



The BSB20120 Certificate II in Workplace Skills is delivered across 1 year.


Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)

The Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority (VCAA) recommends work placement and to liaise with your Local Learning Employment Network (LLEN).

Short Courses Australia includes our JOB CAMP learning module for secondary students that covers resume writing, job search and SWL processes.


Scored Assessment In The VCE

VCAA approved program with qualifications packaged into the VCE Units 1 – 4 Structure with Scored Assessment. For more information visit


Course Delivery Location

The VCE VET Business Program is delivered at our training campus located 350 Collins Street, Melbourne. 

To Host a VCE VET Business Program at your school contact Short Courses Australia on 1300 747 430 email:


Employment Pathways

During and upon completion of the VCE VET Business Program a student will be able to apply for entry level employment within a business administration environment.


Study Pathways

A student can use their learning to continue their vocational education and training through enrolment in the  Certificate III in Business, SBAT or Traineeship.


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Students can be enrolled online below into the VCE VET Business Program. 

For information as to how a Secondary School can Host a VCE VET Business Program at their School, Click Here.

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