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Certificate IV in New Small Business (BSB42615)

Course summary

Do you want to run your own business?  This course will teach you about the legal and risk management requirements of small business, as well as how to plan a small business, manage small business finances, market the small business, and how to manage a small team.

This qualification is suitable for those establishing a small business who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base to solve a range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others, and have responsibility for the output of others.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • - Business Services
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course however, students will traditionally come from entry level leadership positions in Management or Business.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Career outcomes could lead to roles such as a Small Business Manager, Business Coordinator, Office Supervisor, Accounts Supervisor.

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Summary
To successfully complete this course, students must complete 10 units, consisting of:
4 core units and 6 elective units.
Core Units
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
Elective Units
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources
BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
BSBSMB407 Manage a small team
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
2018 Study Sequence
It is recommended that students study in the following sequence
  1. BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  2. BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances
  3. BSBSMB403 Market the small business
  4. BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
  5. BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
  6. BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
  7. BSBSMB407 Manage a small team
  8. BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
  9. BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources
  10. BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks 

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Project
RPL

Course Intakes

2018 Online

Timing
There are eleven course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to December.

Duration and dates
12 months part-time or 18 months full-time


Summary
This course is available online with teaching support available through email and telephone. Individual Zoom sessions can be arranged by appointment. Online students require self-motivation and must have 4 - 6 hours per week available for study. 


For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

Course code Course name Short Course
BSB50215 Diploma of Business No

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

What else might I find useful?

Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student  

Tradesmen Associations - BSBSMB401

One unit from this qualification - BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business is required by the tradesmen associations for people wanting to set up their own contracting business.