BSB42615 - Certificate IV in New Small Business

Course Details

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
Full Fee $2840 (2018)
$3020 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $302 (2019)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Business Services
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

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

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

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

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 4 core units
  2. Complete 6 elective units
Standard Course Structure

12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Online
Core
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business More Information
BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances More Information
BSBSMB403 Market the small business More Information
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning More Information
Elective
BSBSMB420 Evaluate and develop small business operations More Information
BSBSMB421 Manage small business finances More Information
BSBSMB407 Manage a small team More Information
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities More Information
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources More Information
BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks More Information

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 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 BSBSMB420 - Evaluate and develop small business operations
6 BSBSMB421 - 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 Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
January: Part Time
February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time
December: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

Online

There are eleven course intakes, available monthly from February to December.
12 months full-time or 18 months part-time
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
More Details

More Details

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.