BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business

Who Should Attend?

This qualification reflects the role of a small business manager who uses well- developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of small business contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others, and have responsibility for the output of others.


What will they learn?

Participants will learn how to establish legal and risk management requirements of a small business, plan and manage small business finances, market a small business, undertake small business planning, show leadership in the workplace, deliver and monitor a service to customers, implement an operational plan, time management, and how to implement and monitor WHS policies.


How will participants be assessed and what will they receive?

Competency will be assessed via a mixture of theory and practical assessments. The time required to undertake the assessment tasks will depend on your experience, literacy, skills and workplace resources, so cannot be estimated.

Participants who successfully complete all assessments will receive their Certificate IV in New Small Business.


Recognition of Prior Learning

Your history of study, skills and experience can be taken into account but it must support the criteria included in the units of competency within the qualification. Documentary evidence, and completion of an RPL kit will be required.

If you wish to RPL contact us, and we will provide you with our RPL kit. Please note the price to RPL the qualification is the same price as studying the qualification, due to the extensive time required to assess evidence against selected criteria.

If you are enrolling in the RPL process, please send an initial deposit of $850 to commence the process. The balance will be payable at the conclusion of the RPL assessment, but before issuance of any certificates or statements of attainment.

Gap training is available for any units not met by RPL evidence. This is provided via course notes and assessment, and is self-paced. There is no extra charge for gap training.


Units of Competency

  • 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

  • BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
  • BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan
  • BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
  • BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Course Work and Assessment Tasks

Participants need to be able to access and competently use a personal computer or laptop, and have sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to produce documentation such as business and financial planning. Please make us aware if there are any difficulties in meeting the above requirements.

Course fees include extensive course notes, business documents and templates, and on-going trainer support.

Please note your enrolment in this qualification is for a set period, and will expire automatically after one year. If you have not completed your qualification in this time, an extension may be granted, however this will depend on how much progress has already been made in your studies. Once a qualification has expired, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for any units which were completed during the enrolment timeframe. After expiry, you may re-enrol for another year for an additional fee, however this must be done within 6 months of the expiry date, and will be subject to qualification currency. After 6 months, full price will be payable. Please refer to our Student Handbook for more information.

Course Venue and Equipment

Where courses are conducted on-site then a suitable venue and white board are to be provided by the client company. The venue shall have sufficient space for the participants to be seated comfortably for the duration of training. Any catering costs shall be borne by the client company. Please contact us to discuss alternate arrangements if there is any difficulty in providing these facilities and equipment.


Additional Costs and Expenses

Where the training is conducted outside the immediate Cairns area then additional costs will be applicable. Any air fares, travel, accommodation, meals and materials freight incurred in the provision of this training will be on- charged. Mileage will be charged at 80¢ (plus GST) per kilometre and traveling time will be charged at our standard rates. Please contact us for a formal quotation for courses conducted outside of Cairns.

Where consideration needs to be applied due to cultural, language, literacy, numeracy or other special needs, extra time will be allowed to ensure participants receive sufficient supported training. This time will be charged at our standard rates.


How to Enrol

To enrol in this qualification, contact our office for an enrolment form, or download one off our website. Fax, email or post the completed enrolment form back to Total Management and Training along with payment.

You may choose to pay for the entire program ($1200 or $1500) or simply choose the units you wish to study and pay as you go ($250 per unit). Enrolling in the entire program provides a saving of up to $1300 over the per unit pricing.

To assist with affordability, any individuals enrolling in this qualification may enter into a payment plan where an initial small payment is taken up front, and further instalments are deducted via direct debit over a period of time. Payment plans will not incur any additional fees.


Dedicated Course

Contact our office if you would like to book an on-site or dedicated course for your organisation.  You may choose a 10 day delivery over a period of time, or a block 5 day fast-tracked program. Dates will be scheduled at the time of booking.



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