National code: BSB30220

Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business

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Overview About this course

Be your own boss and turn that dream business idea into reality. Learn how to develop your business proposal, organise finances and resources, learn time management skills and social media planning tools, create a supplementary income and launch your successful micro business.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Investigate business opportunities

  • Develop and research your business proposal

  • Organise business finances and resources

  • Understand regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Skills and knowledge to start your own business

  • Experience in planning and implementing a business proposal

  • Understanding social media planning tools for small business

  • A network of micro business stakeholders

  • Experience liaising with industry professionals

  • Skills to use industry-specific digital programs and systems

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A small business idea that you would like to research and pursue

  • An entrepreneurial spirit

  • A desire to run your own small business

  • An interest to be your own boss and work your own hours

  • An interest in developing digital and budgeting skills

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: micro business owner, micro business contractor, micro business operator and business owner.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business does not have any post-graduate courses.

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 10 units of competency, including 4 core and 6 speciality units.

Please note, not all specialty units are offered at every TAFE NSW location. It is highly recommended that you check with your preferred campus for information about the specialty units offered at that location.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Investigate business opportunities BSBESB301

  • Develop and present business proposals BSBESB302

  • Organise finances for new business ventures BSBESB303

  • Address compliance requirements for new business ventures BSBESB305

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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