Year 12 Business Studies (12BUS)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. du Plessis


Pass Level 1 Business Studies

Studying business enables students to appreciate the issues that challenge businesses and stakeholders.  In a rapidly changing world it is important that citizens are able to make informed and rational decisions about business matters.  Group work, work ethic and commitment are characteristics required by students.

Students doing this course will run a business in the community and all profits will be donated to a community organisation.

This course leads to a range of possible careers:

  • Students often cater for school events and they can open their own business after school in Food Technology
  • Performing Arts students regularly stage events that require marketing, budgeting and money handling
  • Plumbers, electricians, mechanics etc. need business skills to run their own enterprises.

Course Overview

Term 1
AS90848 - 2.6 Carry out, review and refine a business activity within a community context with guidance.
AS90846 - 2.4 Conduct market research for a new or existing product.

Term 2
Two market days
Finish Business Plan
AS91865 - 2.7 Demonstrate understanding of future proofing influences that affect business viability.

Term 3
AS90843 - 2.1 Demonstrate understanding of the internal operations of a large business.

Term 4

Learning Areas:

Business and Management


Year 13 Business Leadership (13BLE), Year 13 Business Studies (13BUS)

Advertising & Marketing
Agriculture & Horticulture
Information Technology
Management & Consulting
Property Services
Transport & Logistics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbooks approximately $45

Assessment Information Students are assessed by completing internals as well as one external at the end of the year.