Gain the skills to bring your small business or startup idea to life. Launch your small business or passion project with expert support and guidance, and set yourself up for success as a business owner.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Develop a tailored business plan
Plan and manage small business finances
Develop and apply marketing and promotional strategies
Build important client relationships and business networks
Provide outstanding customer service
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate IV level
Confidence to grow your micro business or start your own small business
The ability to create a business plan
Experience communicating with customers
Exposure to small business legislation, policy and compliance material
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:
Be employed in a small business as this course is delivered in the workplace
Have a signed traineeship contract
Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest and some knowledge, skills or experience in small business, gained through work experience or previous study
The ability to set work goals and achieve them
The ability to work independently
Good organisational and communication skills
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 12 high school level
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Corporate Services Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the overall administration of organisations.
Other jobs include: small business owner, small business manager and owner operator.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
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.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 10 Units of competency, including 4 core and 6 speciality units.
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.
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
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.