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​Welcome to the Enterprise Department Coombabah State High School. The department encompasses the subject areas (disciplines) of Business Education and Home Economics.   The Department offers a selection of subjects that cater for a wide range of students interest and abilities.  Subjects offered include OP and VET based courses.  In the Home Economics area, students will undetake both theoretical and practical studies.  Senior courses also provide opportunities for students to complete work experience at local industries.

Year 8

Home Economics - Students study one semester of Home Economics. The course is divided into two sections incorporating Food Technology and Textile Technology. Both areas have been designed to provide students with basic life skills in regard to food preparation, relationships and textiles.

Year 9

Business Studies - Is designed around Level 4 to 6 outcomes. Students undertake business ventures and gain an understanding of the business world.


Digital Business - Has been designed to cater for students interested in both business and information technologies.

Home Economics - This course is divided into two sections. One semester students study textile technology and make garments and the other semester relates to Food and Nutrition.

Food Studies - This is based around the study of Food and Nutrition and students complete practical cookery over the entire year.  There is also a semester course which includes an indepth study of sustainability and involves gardening.

Funky Fashion- Students selecting this subject will gain a good understanding of the fashion industry and be expected to make a variety of  textile products.


Year 10

Business Studies - Is a transition year to senior business subjects. Students learn the basics of Accounting, Legal Studies and Business Communication and Technologies.

Certificate I in Business
The following units will be offered over the duration of the course through term units based on a range of business environments and themes.
Contribute to health and safety of self and others
Work effectively in a business environment
Apply basic communication skills
Operate a personal computer
Produce simple word processed document
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Students are graded NYC (Not Yet Competent) or C (Competent) at exit of course.
Digital Business - Students expand their knowledge of the business world through extension exercises and skill development on various business technologies and programs.
Home Economics, Food Studies and Funky Fashion - Further development of skills and knowledge in these areas for senior subjects and specific pathways e.g. Hospitality-chef.
Year 11 and 12
Students can choose from a variety of subjects including Authority subjects, as well as stand alone VET courses. All courses are of two year duration.
·         Accounting
·       Business Communication and Technologies
·       Legal Studies
·       VET: Certificate II in Business
      Contribute to health and safety of self and others
      Work effectively in a business environment
      Communicate in the workplace
      Organise and complete daily work activities
      Work effectively with others
      Use business technology
      Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
      Process and maintain workplace information
      Create and use spreadsheets
      Communicate electronically
      Create electronic presentations
      Design and produce text documents
Students are graded NYC (Not Yet Competent) or C (Competent) at exit of course.
These details were correct as of the 1 March 2016.
·               Certificate II in Hospitality (SIT20213) *
  • Certificate III in Children's Services (CHC30402)* 
      * courses delivered by an outside provider