SG00007502 Statement of Attainment in Business - Computing Skills

Course overview

This short course has been designed to deliver training in the use of office applications in Word and Excel processing software.

At the end of the course the learners will develop computing skills to use in an office environment and will be able to create and design a range of workplace documents such as business letters, reports, incident reports, flyers, charts, basic formulas and office templates.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to enrol into this course, learner must fit into at least one of the categories below:

  • a young person aged 17-24 at the commencement of training, regardless of employment status, including Year 12 school leavers
  • Commonwealth Government welfare benefit recipients
  • an unemployed person
  • an employed person who is expected to become unemployed (e.g. companies in declining industries, people whose employment is conditional on immediately undertaking work relevant training, workers who have been stood down or furloughed).

Eligible learner will also need to be:

  • living in NSW or working in NSW
  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or
  • humanitarian visa holder
  • no longer at school.

Career pathways

This skill set assists people working and/or seeking employment in property and business services industries including:

  • receptionists, clerical workers
  • personal assistants, executive assistants
  • clerical workers in community groups, associations, clubs
  • employees in call or contact centres, working with social media engagement or answering enquiries
  • compliance employees
  • a recordkeeper

Mode of delivery

  • Face to Face
  • Distance/online learning: digital classroom based that includes self-directed learning


Five weeks – three days a week.

Course Fee

This is a government subsidised fee-free training for eligible learners.

Course structure

There are 4 units of competency to complete.

4 units of competency Unit code Unit title Unit description
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others This unit provides the student with the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes.
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents This unit provides the student with the skills and knowledge required to digitally produce word documents in a workplace context.
It applies to individuals who perform a range of routine tasks in the workplace, using a limited range of practical skills and fundamental knowledge of word processing software/applications in a defined context.
BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets This unit provides the student with the skills and knowledge required to correctly create and use spreadsheets and charts using both cloud-based and non-cloud based spreadsheet applications.
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents This unit provides the student with the skills and knowledge required to digitally design and develop text-based documents using advanced features of word processing applications/platforms. It applies to individuals who possess fundamental skills in digital device operation, and basic skills in operation of word processing applications.
They may work as individuals who provide administrative support within anenterprise, or may be technical/knowledge experts responsible for production of their own digital documents.

Completion / Certification

Students who successfully complete 4 units of competency of this training as stated in the course structure will be issued with a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment.

This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework.