Version Effective: 6th of December, 2021
Version Effective: 6th of December, 2021

BSB40320 - Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of individuals establishing or operating a business providing self-employment, as well as those establishing a new venture as part of a larger organisation.

These individuals 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.


Entry Requirements

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

There are no other entry requirements for this course.


Course Details

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

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Career opportunities for students undertaking this course include roles such as Small Business Manager, Business Coordinator, Office supervisor, Accounts supervisor and Manager.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 4 core units
  2. Complete 6 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Online

This course can typically be completed in  12 - 24 months.

  • Online
Core

Total number of units = 10

4 core units plus

6 elective units, of which:

  1. 2 MUST be selected from Group A electives

For the remaining elective units

  • Up to 3 elective units may be selected from Group A
  • Up to 4 elective units may be selected from Group B
BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans More Information Training.gov Details
BSBESB404 Market new business ventures More Information Training.gov Details
BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures More Information Training.gov Details
BSBESB403 Plan finances for new business ventures More Information Training.gov Details
Group A Electives - Entrepreneurship and New Business

Students must complete a minimum of two Group A Electives.

BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities More Information Training.gov Details
BSBESB302 Develop and present business proposals More Information Training.gov Details
Group B Electives - Transferrable Skills


Students can completed a MAXIMUM of four (4) Group B electives.


BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships More Information Training.gov Details
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team More Information Training.gov Details
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices More Information Training.gov Details
FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBESB301 - Investigate business opportunities
2 BSBESB302 - Develop and present business proposals
3 BSBESB401 - Research and develop business plans
4 BSBESB404 - Market new business ventures
5 BSBESB402 - Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
6 BSBESB403 - Plan finances for new business ventures
7 FNSACC416 - Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
8 BSBXCM401 - Apply communication strategies in the workplace

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
RPL
Project
Course Learning Outcomes
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