AE150 Operating a Small Business Skill Set

The Operating a Small Business Skill Set (AE150) is aimed at those who operate a small business or are seeking an administration support position in a small business. The Skill Set will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to get you job ready or to improve how you operate a business of your own. You’ll learn how to design and produce business documents and publications, digitally design and develop text-based documents, develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and non-cloud based applications, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to gather financial support, and understand workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and its application to safe work practices.

It even covers how to create and build a social networking presence using social media tools and applications.

The typical job roles that you could move into following this course include:
  • Small Business Owner
  • Office Assistant
  • Administration
  • Data Entry Administrator
  • Personal Assistant

Students are required to read the Student Handbook and agree to the Terms and Conditions prior to enrolment. All candidates must satisfactorily complete a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment as well as a course suitability discussion during the enrolment process. You will receive course confirmation after your enrolment has been reviewed.

All students require a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI). Assessment methods vary according to the specific requirements for the unit of competency but may include written knowledge questions, projects, demonstration of skill, reports, and direct observation of practical tasks. Alternative methods of assessment are based on reasonable adjustment.

Practical aspects of the training may be conducted at a different location to the classroom components based on facility availability.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a nationally recognised  Statement of Attainment.

Eligibility Criteria
  • All Western Australian residents entitled to undertake publicly funded training, as set out in the ‘WA VET Fees and Charges Policy’, may undertake this course
  • Evidence of eligibility will be required
  • Fees apply for non-eligible students

Further information, policies and procedures are located in the Student Handbook as well as within the student information section of our web site. Please ensure you read the Student Handbook before registering.

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