Certificate IV in New Small Business

BSB42618 (CRICOS Code: 091307E)

Gain real skills to set up and successfully manage your own new, small business.  Learn how to market your company, manage risk and evaluate the marketplace.

The Certificate IV in New Small Business is suitable for those establishing or wanting to establish a small business, to use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base to solve a 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.

Separated into structured modules, students will explore the marketing, legal and financial aspects of running a small business as they methodically create a customised small business plan of their own.

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Entry Requirements


  • An overall equivalent of Australia’s Year 10

  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent: intermediate English certificate or by completion of ABS VET pre-entry test (international students)

  • Students must be at least 18 years old

Start Dates

2018: Jan-8, Jan-29, Feb-19, Apr-9, Apr-30, May-21, Jul-9, Jul-30, Aug-20, Oct-8, Oct-29, Nov-19


2019: Jan-7, Jan-29, Feb-18, Apr-8, Apr-29, May-20, Jul-8, Jul-29, Aug-19, Oct-8, Oct-28, Nov-18

On the first day of the course, you will undergo an orientation process where you will receive the information you need to start your studies. Your attendance to this orientation is compulsory.

Program Delivery

33 weeks’ tuition and 6 weeks’ holiday. Total 39 weeks, over three study periods of up to 11 weeks.

Delivery of 20 hours per week includes a combination of face-to-face lectures, supervised study, and homework.

List of Units

BSBRES411 Analyse and present research information

BSBMKG419 Analyse consumer behaviour

BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources

BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk requirements of small business

BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB403 Market the small business

BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances

BSBMKG401 Profile the market

BSBFIA412 Report on financial activity

BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

 

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