Certificate IV in Small Business Management

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    Up to 12 months

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Upskilled (RTO 40374)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Small Business Owner | Business Manager | General Manager | Small Business Manager | Operations Manager | View All

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

Always dreamed of breaking free and being your own boss? Think you’ve got what it takes to run your own business? Start with the Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB42518) from Upskilled!

In this 100% online course, you’ll cover it all to ensure you graduate with the skills and confidence to make your small business dreams a reality. The accredited course will take you through setting up the business, managing finances, marketing, WHS policies and more.

Log on and learn at your own pace and convenience with all course materials and student support just a click away.  So what are you waiting for? Get the tools to succeed with the Certificate IV in Small Business Management!


There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

What You’ll Learn

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

  • BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning
  • BSBSMB415 - Refine and strengthen a small business
  • BSBSMB421 - Manage small business finances
  • BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • BSBSMB403 - Market the small business
  • BSBSMB407 - Manage a small team
  • BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBSMB420 - Evaluate and develop small business operations
  • BSBITU422 - Use digital technologies to collaborate in the workplace

Why study with Upskilled?

Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and accredited courses at a certificate and diploma level. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes.

Upskilled understand the impacts of the digital age and are committed to delivering a premier online training experience that will revolutionise the way you learn. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!

Student Support

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.

Upskilled recognise that learning is an interaction. For that reason, they've put in place the right tools that deliver effective skills learning and are interactive too. By understanding how people systemise information effectively, Upskilled has been able to develop online programs that make study natural, rewarding, and fun.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally accredited Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB42518) from Upskilled.

Armed with your new qualification you'll be ready to kickstart your career as a small business manager or pursue entrepreneurial endeavours.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

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

Option 1 – Save 15% when you pay upfront 
Total course cost: $4,450 (down from $3,780)

Option 2 – 24-month interest-free payment plan
No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $43 a week!