Comments about Certificate II in Business (Women's Access) - On Campus - Geelong - Victoria
The Women’s Access Program is unique. The courses delivered by the Women’s Access team provide a range of education opportunities for women wishing to prepare for further study, improve their employment prospects or simply enhance their community participation. Teachers are specifically chosen for the Women’s Access Program. A priority for the teaching staff is to create an encouraging environment for those of you who are uncertain about returning to study. The Certificate II in Business provides you with administrative skills and technical ability to gain employment in an office or business environment. The course has been structured for people who have little or no administration or technology skills. Certificate II in Business is based at the East Geelong Campus, Boundary Road, East Geelong. Applications may exceed course vacancies. In this case, a waiting list will be established.
To study in the Women’s Access Program you must be female, be at least 16 years of age and not currently enrolled in secondary education. You must also have relevant language, literacy numeracy and communication skills to undertake Women’s Access courses. NOTE: If you do not have relevant language, literacy, numeracy and communication skills to the level required you may be accepted to the course, but you may be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program. Students who meet the above entry requirements will be accepted to study in the Women’s Access programs in date order of their application.
Certificate II in Business (Women's Access)
Modules / Units of Competency
There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate II in Business (Women's Access) . The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
Title Approx. Hours
Work effectively in a business environment 30
Communicate in the workplace 40
Work effectively with others 15
Process and maintain workplace information 30
Prepare and process financial/business documents 20
Produce simple word processed documents 60
Create and use simple spreadsheets 30
Operate a personal computer 20
Develop keyboard skills 40
Participate in OH&S processes 20
Deliver a service to customers 40
Communicate electronically 20
Certificate II in Business is offered full time. Students can expect approximately 16 hours of class attendance each week for one semester.
You will be selected to study a Women's Access course in date order of receipt of application.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to the RPL brochure that can be found under Downloads & Forms.
Gordon Institute Support Services
The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.