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Certificate IV in New Small Business

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Upskilled (RTO 40374)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

Studying this Certificate IV in New Small Business (BSB42615) course through Upskilled will give you the education and training to become a small business owner or manager. You will gain the skill set and knowledge to successfully run a small business in a range of industry sectors.


To be eligible, applicants must meet the following entry criteria:

  • English language proficiency (Year 12 English or equivalent); OR
  • Obtain a certificate III before enrolling in a certificate IV level qualification, OR
  • Demonstrate appropriate academic standing or workplace experience for the chosen qualification

Areas of study

In this small business management course, the units of competency you will study include:

  • BSBSMB403 - Market the small business
  • BSBSMB402 - Plan small business finances
  • BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning
  • BSBSMB401 - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • BSBLDR403 - Lead team effectiveness
  • BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
  • BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities
  • BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • BSBMGT401 - Show leadership in the workplace
Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and efficient vocational education, training and short courses for working professionals, job seekers and school leavers. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!
As a student of Upskilled you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in New Small Business (BSB42615) from Upskilled.

Upon completion of this small business management course you will have the entrepreneurial skills and training to take on a senior role in a business or live the dream and become your own boss.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Office Administrator
  • Small Business Owner
  • Small Business Manager
  • Operations Officer
  • Small Business Analyst

Payment options & support

Finance options

Upskilled offers a choice of two convenient payment options to help make studying more affordable:

Option 1

Start now, pay later with a flexible payment plan. No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months! Get started for just $38 per week.

Option 2

Save 15% when you pay upfront.

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