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BSB42615

Certificate IV in New Small Business

This qualification is designed to equip you with the fundamental business skills you need to succeed in an ownership or managerial position.

Open up your own small business

According to the national Job Outlook website published by the Australian government, employment for Corporate Service Managers is expected to grow at a rapid pace through to November 2020*. If you want to take the next step in your career and take on a managerial position, formalise your experience or carve your own career as a business owner, gain the skills you need to succeed with the Certificate IV in New Small Business.

This nationally recognised qualification will take you through the foundations required for a solid business plan. You will learn fundamental business management skills that will assist you in successful small business operation, including planning, operations, legal and risk management, finances, marketing and administration.

Once attained, the Certificate IV in New Small Business will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to secure a rewarding career in the business management sector. You will be able to confidently take on a managerial role in a small business, as well as analyse and evaluate information pertaining to management, including sales, profit generation, KPIs and small business accounts.

This nationally recognised qualification is delivered via my eCampus, our innovative and engaging online learning platform. Designed to be completed at your own pace, our online course is complemented with phone and email support from our experienced Student Support team. You graduate with a wealth of transferrable skills you can use to progress in your workplace, take on new responsibilities, or open up your own business and go in the direction you choose.

The Certificate IV in New Small Business may be the start of your career progression. You could further expand your job prospects with additional tertiary studies such as a BSB50415 Diploma of Business, or choose a specific area of specialisation, such as retail operations, hospitality or customer service management.

* Source: Joboutlook.gov.au

This is a Nationally Recognised course.

 

Qualification

Certificate IV in New Small Business

Delivery

Online available

Length

Up to 12 months

Study Load

Submit 1 unit of competency every 4 weeks to graduate in 12 months

Cost

Contact us on 1300 61 61 97 for course costs

Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Course Outcomes

Once you’ve completed your Certificate IV in New Small Business, you’ll be able to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, analyse and evaluate information from an array of sources and provide leadership and guidance to other team members. This could be within your own business or in a management role in a variety of small business contexts. You could also gain employment as a:

Small Business Owner

Work for yourself offering a number of varying services or products as a successful business owner.

Small Business Manager

Responsible for HR and general decision-making, you ensure employees and business owners are equipped to deliver business objectives.

Delivery Options and Length

Online

Flexible online learning, meaning you can study whenever and wherever suits you through our online learning platform, My eCampus.

Up to: 12 months

Cost & Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and ongoing support from our Education Team.

Upfront payment All course costs can be paid in total via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit.

Payment plan Paid via a series of regular weekly or fortnightly instalments.

Online

Contact us on 1300 61 61 97 for course costs

Course Structure & Prerequisites

BSBSMB401

Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and comply with all regulations affecting the business.

BSBSMB406

Manage small business finances
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. It applies to individuals who operate a small business or work within an existing micro or small businesses or in a department of a larger organisation. Individuals in this role interpret financial data competently and are skilled communicators.

BSBSMB403

Market the small business
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and improve business performance via a clear marketing strategy integrated into the business plan.

BSBSMB404

Undertake small business planning
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives.

BSBSMB405

Monitor and manage small business operations
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement a business plan and modify operations as required.

BSBSMB406

Manage small business finances
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and review financial management strategies on a regular basis. It applies to individuals who operate a small business that stands alone, or is part of a department within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role interpret financial reports and other numerical data to develop financial management strategies.

BSBCUS402

Address customer needs
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage the ongoing relationship with a customer, including assisting the customer to articulate their needs, meeting customer needs and managing networks to ensure customer needs are addressed. The customer relationship would typically involve direct interaction a number of times over an extended period.

BSBLDR401

Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively as a workplace leader, including understanding the context, choosing methods of communication to suit the audience, and following up. This unit applies to managers, supervisors and team leaders required to communicate with other persons within the workplace. Communication skills cover a range of methods and contexts within principally structured environments.

BSBLDR402

Lead effective workplace relationships
This unit defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to use leadership to promote team cohesion. It includes motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members.

BSBWHS401

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements. It applies to individuals with supervisory responsibilities for implementing and monitoring the organisation’s WHS policies, procedures and programs in a work area. These individuals have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They provide supervision and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however, to undertake it, individuals are required to:

  • have successfully completed Year 12

Access to a workplace

and a supervisor able to sign off on practical demonstration elements, is required to undertake this qualification. There are observation and third party report assessment elements within this delivery. Workplace environment or similar is suitable for this requirement.

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Recognition Prior Learning

Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, a recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.

Why choose us?

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Student Testimonial
Laura Andrews, Diploma of Business

Having a flexible study option means that I can still work full-time and have a social life whilst completing my qual

Laura Testimonial
Flexible Online Study

All of our courses are delivered online, giving you the flexibility to choose your course length.

Dedicated Student Support

Our industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry-relevant Courses

Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with job-ready skills.

Nationally Recognised Training

All of our courses are Nationally Recognised and accredited. 

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