Certificate IV in New Small Business – BSB42615

Australian Workplace Training offers Certificate IV in New Small Business via two delivery modes.
Online (E-Learning) and Externally.

This qualification is suitable for those establishing a small business who 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.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Small Business Manager
  • Franchisee
  • Independent Contractor
  • Micro Business Operator
  • Owner Operator
  • Consultancy Small Business Manager

An interview with a trainer will be arranged prior to your enrolment.
In this interview any difficulty you might experience with your training will be discussed, these may be language, literacy or physical disabilities. If you have any concerns or special needs please discuss them with the trainer during the interview as support could be available for you.

External and Online students study this course at their own pace, however it is anticipated the course will be completed in approximately twelve to eighteen months, it can be completed earlier depending on the individual. Students work at home with self-paced units and have access to a trainer either face to face or by phone, fax, correspondence and email for assistance.
Students are required to maintain monthly contact with their trainer via phone, email or face to face (please contact reception to arrange an appointment with your trainer).

During the course we will work with you to arrange a suitable venue(s) for work placement.
At the end of the course you will be expected to have completed a minimum of 140 hours of work placement to enable the assessment of your ability to implement your training under working conditions.
Please discuss this with your trainer at your interview.

Please note that students completing the course through a funded initiative will be required to complete the number of work placement hours nominated in the funding agreement.

This qualification consists of 10 units; 4 core and 6 elective.
Each unit includes the relevant training and assessment materials required to achieve competency

Core Units:
BSBSMB401 Establish and comply with legal and risk requirements of small business
BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

Elective Units:
BSBREL401 Establish networks
BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
PSPGOV407B Provide a quotation

The qualification is achieved by successfully completing all the suggested units.
This can be achieved by participating in training sessions, completing assignments and by demonstrating your ability by putting the learning into practice under working conditions during the work placement.
Skills Recognition is available.

Course Fees:

Fee for Service Students:

Cost of course: $2000

Available Payment Plans:
Payment plan (per unit): $200(payment to be made each time a unit is commenced)

Recognition Prior Learning: $75 per unit
Credit Transfer:                  $25 per unit

Incidental Fees:
Work Placement T-shirt:       $25
Work Placement Badge:        $4
Replacement unit fee:          $20 per unit

More information on our Fees can be found by visiting or Course Fee Information page. Payment plans are available.

For more information or to enroll, please contact us.