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BSB40320

Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business

Achieve your dream of operating your own business by developing skills and a broad knowledge base in this specialised qualification.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Mt Gravatt Starts anytime Duration: up to 4 months
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
JobTrainer
$50
Concession
$60
Subsidised
$500
Full Fee
$2,600
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Course overview

Achieve your dream of operating your own business by developing skills and a broad knowledge base in this specialised qualification.

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the number of small businesses in Australia continues to grow, employing more than 4.7 million Australians and contributing more than $418 billion to the Australian economy.

This course is ideal for small business owners or those looking to kick start their own business. Gain the skills and knowledge to develop core business skills including finances, legal and risk management, marketing, and developing business proposals.

Successful completion of this course will give you the skills needed to launch or operate a business.

What can I do?

  • Entrepreneur
  • Small Business Owner
  • Manager

Course outcome:

BSB40320 Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business

Technology

With TAFE Queensland you'll study in environments equipped with the latest industry-standard technology. You'll graduate job ready and desirable to future employers as you will have demonstrable up-to-date experience with the current computing platforms and programs.

Industry-experienced teachers

Our teaching staff are at the top of their game and are still heavily involved in the industry. This means you're being taught by people who know what how to succeed in small business, what employers are looking for, and where the sector is headed.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBESB401
    Research and develop business plans
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBESB401
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and develop business plans for achieving business goals and objectives.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Research and develop business plans

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBESB402
    Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBESB402
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and comply with legal and risk management requirements of the business or new business venture, including negotiating, creating and planning for legal contracts used within the business, where required.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBESB403
    Plan finances for new business ventures
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBESB403
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify financial requirements of a business, including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to garner financial support.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Plan finances for new business ventures

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBESB404
    Market new business ventures
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBESB404
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a marketing strategy that is integrated into the business plan in order to improve the performance of a business venture. It involves analysing and interpreting market data.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Market new business ventures

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mt Gravatt
Anytime
up to 4 months
Part time 4 x 3 hours face to face workshops at weekly intervals, online learning, 2 hour one on one mentoring
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $50
  • Concession: $60
  • Subsidised: $500
  • Full fee: $2,600

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Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business (BSB40320)

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Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business

COURSE CODE: BSB40320
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements for this course TAFE Queensland has the following selection criteria:

To be considered for enrolment into this course you will be required to meet the entry requirements and undergo an interview. You must be the owner or operator of a small business for the past 12 months. 

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Placement

Workshop and tutorial support will be available.

Need to know

This course is an accelerated learning offering. Our course has been tailored to the key needs of growing and developing business owners, managers and leaders. Your existing skills, experience, and knowledge in business will be leveraged upon within our workshops and online learning. We aim to extend and build your knowledge and experience through our small group or one-on-one workshop session.

What’s Involved?

  • Practical and fun exercises and activities that will get you thinking, innovating and uncovering ways that you can improve your business now
  • Interactive discussions and learning that will enable you to grow as a business leader

Accelerated Delivery model; there are two convenient study options to choose from:

  1. Group mentoring sessions:
    • 4 x 3 hours face-to-face group mentoring
    • Online learning - support and networking  
    • 2 hours of one-on-one mentoring to assist with implementation of the business action plan
  2. One-on-one delivery sessions:
    • 5 x 1 ½ hours face-to-face sessions
    • Online learning, support and networking

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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