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Certificate IV in Small Business Management

Certificate IV in Small Business Management

Course Code: BSB40407
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The Certificate IV in Small Business Management delivers vocational learning around the knowledge and practical skill sets required of small business owners and managers. The key competencies it identifies and enhances are pertinent to any industry sector - sales, trade, manufacturing, services, retail, administration and more.

Description

Course Structure

The Certificate IV in Small Business Management is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom, or blended.

The online training program is our most popular delivery method and provides access to a fully customised e-learning environment, MyUpskilled. MyUpskilled includes powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos (including access to the Lynda.com video training library) and blogs.  The course is conducted over a 8 month period with one unit of competency expected to be completed each month.
 
Classroom and Blended delivery formats are also available, but subject to minimum numbers. Please contact our Education managers to find out more about our face-to-face options.

Inclusions

All students will be provided with Smallprint Learner guides (online and/or hardcopy) for each unit of competency.

  • Access to fully customised online learning platfrom, MyUpskilled
  • Access to the Student Support Services (Help desk) where students can receive support and assistance in the use of the LMS as well as any administration enquiries
  • Regular contact with their trainer via email, telephone and/or LMS communication tools
  • Trainer/Student Messaging System
  • Unlimited access to world leading video training provider Lynda.com
  • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by Upskilled assessors.

 

Assessment

A student is deemed competent when all relevant evidence is gathered.  Upskilled is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes.  Upskilled assessment processes include: 

  • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer 
  • Written/Oral Questions
  • Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
  • Projects
  • Scenarios/Case Studies

Regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates and attendance at classroom sessions/monthly webinars as required.

Unit Outline

Unit Outline

The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Certificate IV in Small Business Management.

 

Unit Code
Unit Name
BSBSMB401A Establish the legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB402A Plan small business finances
BSBSMB403A Market the small business
BSBSMB404A Undertake small business planning
BSBCUS401B Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBWOR404B Develop work priorities
BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness
BSBMGT401A Show leadership in the workplace
BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBCMM401A Make a presentation (replaced for online delivery by BSBCUS402B: Address customer needs)

  
   
 
 
  
 
 
 
  

Career Outcomes

Career Outcomes

The certificate is principally designed for participants with existing vocational experience of a particular industry, and for those who either hold or aspire to a management position in small business. It is also useful for:

• Senior employees
• Primary producers
• Trade professionals
• Self-employed persons
• Individuals looking to develop entrepreneurial skills

 

Further Study

Preferred pathways from this qualification include the Diploma of Business (BSB50207) and Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50407).

For information about Pathways to University, click here.

Payment

Course Fees and Payment Options

Pay By Weekly Installment (Interest Free) Pay By Monthly Installment (Interest Free) Pay Upfront
$60 per week with a $210 enrolment fee¹ $405 per month with a $495 enrolment fee² Pay upfront $2,995, saving $335 (10% discount)

¹Payments made over a period of 52 consecutive weeks, totalling $3,330
²Payments made over a period of 7 consecutive months, totalling $3,330

 

Government Funding and Incentives

At both state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants find that their courses are heavily subsidised*.

 

*Eligibility for traineeships & User Choice is determined by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre. Further information can be found at www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au


 

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