Proficiency Award 2 of Business

Proficiency Award 2 of Business

Course Code VBS109A
Qualification Proficiency Award 2
Payment Options Upfront & Payment Plans
Delivery Online & Correspondence
Duration 1500 Hours

Distance education courses for online home study, and ebooks, for careers, business or jobs in farming, science, management, business, education, health, writing, design, self sufficiency and alternative living.

Are you looking for a career change?  or just want to learn a new skill?  The Proficiency Award 2 In Business program has been developed in response to industry demand and are specifically designed to equip graduates with work-ready skills. Each participant will be trained and assessed in theory and in practical tasks. Real-world exercises are used throughout the program. 

The Proficiency Award 2 In Business develops academic skills in learning and business. The course includes core skills in business, plus a range of elective units that students can choose from to suit their areas of interest.

The Proficiency Award 2 equips students with skills and knowledge that enable eligible graduates to progress onto a range of business disciplines, to enhance their career opportunities. 

Core Modules    These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Proficiency Award 2 in Business.

  •      Industry Project BIP000
  •      Bookkeeping Foundations BBS103
  •      Business Studies BBS101
  •      Marketing Foundations VBS109
  •      Research Project I BGN102

Elective Modules    In addition to the core modules, students study any 10 of the following 23 modules.

  •      E Commerce BIT100
  •      Financial (Money) Management BBS104
  •      Freelance Writing BWR102
  •      Industrial Psychology BPS103
  •      Legal Terminology BWR108
  •      Management VBS105
  •      Marketing Psychology BPS107
  •      Personal Energy Management VRE105
  •      Personnel Management VBS107
  •      Sales Management BBS102
  •      Sales Skills VBS108
  •      Supervision VBS104
  •      Advertising and Promotions BBS202
  •      Bookkeeping Applications BBS203
  •      Conflict Management BPS201
  •      Entrepreneurship BBS204
  •      Ethics BPS217
  •      Event Management BRE209
  •      Internet Marketing BIT204
  •      Operations Management VBS201
  •      Business Coaching BBS304
  •      Business Planning BBS302
  •      Professional Practice For Consultants BBS301

Note that each module in the Proficiency Award 2 in Business is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Proficiency Award 2 in Business are suited to careers in the private and public business sectors across a range of industries and in fields such as general business, marketing, management, retail and other business services. Graduates who gain further specialised knowledge and skills can be suited to a range of careers within the industry based on their study discipline and areas of focus.

Major Areas of Study

The course covers a broad range of business topics such as business language and organisational communication through to accounting, marketing principles, statistics, technology for business, ethics and sustainability. Students can also select to focus on an area of their interest for part of the course including accounting, finance, human resource management, international business, information systems, marketing, or digital marketing.

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Student support

We live in a society where the pressures of daily living are high with financial expenses, personal and work commitments, and mortgage and rental obligations. Then there are the unexpected life challenges that also get thrown our way. With this in mind the thought of taking on study can be daunting for most people. Here at Learning Cloud we understand that life doesn’t run in a straight line it has many ups and downs.

As an enrolled student at Learning Cloud, you are entitled to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Services Unit. These supports are designed to walk beside you throughout your studies they will assist you in life’s ups and downs to provide you the best opportunity to successfully complete your chosen course.


  • Careers Counselling Service
  • General Counselling Service
  • Disability Liaison Service
  • Retention & Engagement Service
  • Student Activities
  • Accommodation
  • E Counselling
  • Your-Tutor
  • Parent support
  • Reasonable Adjustment Plan (RAP)

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How will this course advance my career?

Learning Cloud programs have been developed in response to industry demand and are specifically designed to equip graduates with work-ready skills. Each participant will be trained and assessed in theory and in practical tasks and Real-world exercises are used throughout the program.

Studies prove, time and again, that college-educated workers earn more than those with only a high school qualification. College graduates often enjoy additional benefits, including greater job opportunities and promotions. Though the proof for greater earning potential exists, some might wonder whether the cost of the education warrants the overall expense in the long run.

College Graduate vs. Non-Graduate Earnings

The National Centre for Education Statistics (NCES) analyses employee earnings data biennially, according to education level. Findings indicate that workers with a qualification earn significantly more than those without. Since the mid-1980s, education has played a large part in potential wages, with bachelor's degree holders taking home an average of 66% more than those with only a high school diploma do. While college-educated workers' wages have increased over the past two decades, those with only a high school education have seen decreases in annual salaries in the same time period (

How else will I benefit from studying with Learning Cloud?

  • Studying online or distance means you can study where you want and at your own pace.
  • Receive career-focused training with practical, hands-on learning.
  • All course materials are provided and all digital platforms are interactive, work on any device and designed to be fun.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning or Skills Recognition may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.