22480VIC Certificate II in Small Business (Operations/Innovation): a state accredited curriculum that provides students with the knowledge and skills to enhance their employment prospects within small business contexts across a range of industry sectors. The program offers full completion of the certificate II and includes units such as small business policies and procedures, professional skills for small business environments, small business operations and innovation, small business planning, quality and change processes and routine financial activities of a small business.
Credit in the VCE (including VCE VM and VPC): recognition of up to three VCE VET units at Units 1 and 2 level, and a VCE VET Unit 3–4 sequence.
The VCE VET Small Business program booklet contains information relating to the qualification approved by the VCAA for delivery to VCE (including VCE VM and VPC) students.
It includes advice on the units of competency making up the program and the credit available for students.
It also provides advice on Structured Workplace Learning, the ATAR contribution and pathways to further learning.
2023 VCE VET Small Business program booklet.
Full descriptions of the units of competency drawn from state-accredited curriculum that are included in the VCE VET Small Business program can be found on the
Victorian Department of Education website.
Students who receive a VCE VET Unit 3–4 sequence for the VCE VET Small Business qualification will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10% of the lowest study score of the primary four studies).
The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). For more information, visit
Structured workplace learning recognition
The VCAA provides recognition for Structured Workplace Learning for students undertaking VCE VET programs.
Workplace Learning Record booklets.