Identify suitability for micro business

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBSMB201A, 'Identify suitability for micro business'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Explore potential business ideas

1.1. Identify products and services that are available from local micro and small businesses

1.2. Identify products and services that are not available locally

1.3. Determine opportunities for new micro businesses based on gaps in the provision of goods and services

1.4. Identify and utilise a range of sources to gather information about micro business opportunities identified

1.5. Outline the processes to be undertaken by the micro business to provide the products/services

2. Compare personal skills and aspirations with micro business opportunities

2.1. Identify personal reasons for entering into a micro business in realistic terms of own personal commitments, expectations and capabilities

2.2. Match personal capabilities realistically with the identified business opportunities

2.3. Examine personal commitments, expectations and capabilities to realistically identify impacts on the preferred business opportunity

2.4. Examine options to address and minimise the negative impacts and strengthen the positive impacts of these issues

3. Access business learning opportunities, mentoring and advice

3.1. List the skills and knowledge required to develop and operate the business opportunity

3.2. Identify and interpret business information and terminology

3.3. Identify gaps in personal skills and knowledge which are needed for the business

3.4. Identify appropriate learning opportunities to rectify gaps in personal skills and knowledge

3.5. Identify potential mentors, advisers, networks and sources of assistance for the business

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBSMB201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB20107 - Certificate II in Business
  • CUS20109 - Certificate II in Music
  • BSB20112 - Certificate II in Business
  • CUV40211 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV30111 - Certificate III in Visual Arts
  • CUV20211 - Certificate II in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV20111 - Certificate II in Visual Arts
  • CUV40111 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts
  • CUV30211 - Certificate III in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV20311 - Certificate II in Opal Cutting and Polishing
  • CUV40411 - Certificate IV in Photo Imaging

And the skillsets: