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Offering Info

Certificate IV in New Small Business

  • National Course Code: BSB42618
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB42618-01V01-20NBC-202

Location – Northern Beaches

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

15 Hours per week

Duration

34 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate IV in New Small Business will help strengthen your entrepreneurial spirit as you learn to move your small business idea or operation to the next level. Set yourself up for success, solidify your business skills and be ready to launch, expand or refine your small business enterprise.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Establish legal and risk management requirements
  • Develop a business plan
  • Plan and manage small business finances
  • Develop and apply marketing and promotional strategies
  • Build client relationships and business networks
  • Promote innovation in a team environment

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive to succeed
  • Investigative problem solving
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • Confidence to grow your business

Career opportunities:

  • Small business manager
  • Franchisee
  • Retail manager
  • Small business operator
  • Small business owner

GROW YOUR CAREER

This course supports you in taking your small business or small business idea to the next level. After graduation you may choose to deepen your general business knowledge with:

  • Diploma of Business
  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Small businesses in NSW represent 98% of all business and employ approximately 1.57 million people. With Federal Government initiatives, the establishment of a Small Business Digital Taskforce and significant growth opportunities in growing Asian markets are likely to continue to support small business activity.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • An interest and some knowledge, skills or experience in small business, gained through work experience or previous study
  • Some experience working with digital technology and different computer software programs like the Microsoft Office suite
  • An understanding of work place expectations and practices, skills in communication and team work
  • Numeracy, literacy and communication skills gained through school or work experience at a minimum level of year 12 of high school

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 6:00pm to 7:00pm Contact 9941-5360 or NSI.NB.BusinessServices@tafensw.edu.au for the Course Information Session virtual link and details

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time blended course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 2 evenings week, for 34 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 9 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours including private study, research, practice and assignment preparation

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who have completed year 12 (HSC) or equivalent or 1-2 years experience working in a business environment. It is also important that you have access to a computer with reliable internet connection and have the skills to be able to use basic features of the Microsoft Office suite, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. In addition you should have good communication skills that will allow you to express your ideas both in writing and verbally as well as an ability to set and achieve work goals.

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE

PLEASE NOTE: If COVID 19 restrictions remain in place, your course, or parts of your course, may be delivered via connected learning (classes will run in real time, as per the timetable, utilising technology such as Microsoft TEAMS and/or ADOBE CONNECT, rather than classes on campus). Details of course delivery will be confirmed with you prior to course commencement, including how to access the required software.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Wednesday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Students may need to purchase textbook/s.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB421 Manage small business finances
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBREL401 Establish networks
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
BSBMKG413 Promote products and services
BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Small Business Manager; Franchisee; Retail Manager; Small Business Operator; Small Business Owner

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Northern Beaches
154 Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale
Phone 131 601

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