Through the study of Commerce students develop financial literacy which enables them to participate in the financial system in an informed way.
Commerce provides the knowledge, skills, understanding and values that form the foundation on which young people make sound decisions on consumer, financial, business, legal and employment issues. It develops in students an understanding of commercial and legal processes and competencies for personal financial management.
Central to the course is the development of an understanding of the relationships between consumers, businesses and governments in the overall economy. Through their investigation of these relationships, students develop the capacity to apply problem-solving strategies which incorporate the skills of analysis and evaluation. They constantly engage in the learning process which promotes critical thinking, reflective learning and the opportunity to participate in the community.