An independent Catholic coeducational school operated by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

Business Computing

Year 9 and 10 Business Computing

This unit will prepare students for the senior college years with foundation skills in organisation, ICT and business. Students who complete the unit will also be awarded with an Australian-wide recognised vocational certificate. This unit allows the students to easily progress into the Business Administration (A/V) course in Years 11 & 12.

The unit has as its main aspects:

  • Using Office 2010 to perform:
    • Word Processing including business documents and mail merge
    • Spreadsheets including advanced electronic spreadsheet applications including automatic formulae, graphs and general record keeping
    • PowerPoint including embedding video and web links
  • Using digital devices including smart phones, tablets and GPS devices
  • Understanding how to use the Internet effectively and safely as a research and information gathering tool, including setting the student up with the skills required to successfully research Year 11 and 12 assignments
  • Introducing appropriate business language skills including written and face-to-face communication
  • The HTML programming language required to create web pages on the Internet