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  • BSB42615

Certificate IV in New Small Business

At a glance

At a glance

Take the next step in business with this mid-level qualification. This course will give you specialised skills across a wide range of business topics to enable you to expand as a retailer or manager or franchisee.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Small Business Manager Franchise or Retail
  • New Small Business Manager Retail
  • Franchisee
COURSE OUTCOME

BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business

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Course overview

Course overview

Upgrade you career in small business with this mid-level qualification. This course is tailored to provide the specialised skills you need to establish a successful and profitable new small business.

Our teaching team have many years of industry experience and knowledge, and are focused on showing you how to achieve your business goals. They will guide you through the skills you need to expand your new or existing business to the next level.

Stand out from the crowd with technical skills that will enable you to advance. This qualification gives you everything you need to grow, including marketing a small business, finance planning, legal and risk management, and how to build customer and business networks.

Successfully completing this qualification will enhance your ability to succeed with a range specialised skills to exceed in the world of small business. You'll be ready to take on roles in managing a small business or franchise.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
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

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBSMB301
Investigate micro business opportunities
BSBMKG401
Profile the market
BSBITU402
Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBRES401
Analyse and present research information
BSBEBU401
Review and maintain a website
BSBREL401
Establish networks

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

It is recommended that you have sound literacy, numeracy and computing skills.  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. You may provide leadership and guidance to others, and have responsibility for the output of others. If you do not own a small business, it would be advantageous for you to be involved in, or have access to, the operation of a small business.

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.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to a calculator, a laptop or tablet device, a USB, a headset including microphone.

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.

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 enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland