Australian map Accredited courses from leading Australian universities, TAFEs and colleges

Certificate IV in Small Business Management

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months part-time

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Awarded by:

    College Australia (RTO 31222)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Small Business Owner | Business Manager | Franchise Owner | Small Business Manager | View all

Want more course info?

This course meets the 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.

Course Rundown

About this course

You're a strategic thinker who likes solving problems. A career as an entrepreneur may be for you, and it starts with this online Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB42515) course.

Designed for people currently working in the business sector, this qualification will enable you to grow your skills and take your next career step. In this course, you'll learn key elements of leadership, management and business operation, including leadership, financial management, risk management, legal compliance, and small business planning and growth.

A nationally recognised qualification with flexible online delivery, this course enables you to grow your skillset quickly and effectively in order to take your next career step.

If you've got a burning ambition or want to use your experience to solve problems and help people, this qualification may be your first step.



To be eligible to study this course, applicants must be working in the industry.

Areas of study

In this small business course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning
  • BSBSMB406 - Manage small business finances
  • BSBSMB413 - Design a digital action plan for small business
  • BSBSMB415 - Refine and strengthen a small business
  • BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBREL401 - Establish networks
  • BSBSMB403 - Market the small business
  • BSBSMB401 - Establish and comply with legal and risk requirements of small business
  • BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities
College Australia With a dedication to delivering a premium training service since 2005, College Australia courses offer the perfect stepping-stone in your career! From business to hospitality, leadership and management, health administration and more, they’ve got courses specifically designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to get ahead in your field.

Enjoy the convenience of online study and follow their specially tailored courses, filled with relevant, real world. Enquire about a course today and get recognised with College Australia!
College Australia isn’t just about getting you qualified, they want to ensure you enjoy and are supported every step of your study journey, which is why they have a variety of personal support, learning support and disability support services available to students. Turn to their friendly, helpful and fully competent staff who’ll be available to help you with your individual needs.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB42515) from College Australia.

This qualification will enable you to pursue employment in a wide range of leadership and management roles across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. It will also equip you with the skills and experience required to establish and manage your own small business.

After completing this course you may choose to operate your own small business. You may also choose to seek employment as a team leader, business manager, operations manager or office coordinator, and can seek employment in fields including engineering, building and construction, retail, education, hospitality, arts, media, finance, governance and health services.

This course will equip you with the skills, experiences and personal attributes required to thrive in the exciting and challenging world of business management, and grow as a leader ready to run the show.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

College Australia offers upfront payment and payment plans.

The full course fee is $1,995. With recognition of prior learning, the fee is $1,395.

Under a payment plan, the first payment is $226.25 (includes $100 administration fee), with a subsequent monthly payment of $166.25 over 11 months.

Ready to Get Started?

Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.

Your details will only be shared with the provider listed above.
View our privacy policy