Courses

Certificate IV in New Small Business (Current Qualification)

BSB42615
General Description: 

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.

Career Opportunities: 

The following occupations relate to this qualification.

  • Cleaning Business Owner/Operator
  • Consultancy Small Business Manager
  • Franchisee
  • Owner Operator
  • Small Business Manager
  • Small Business Manager (Franchise)
  • Small Business Manager (Processed Food)
  • Store Manager (Processed Food)
  • Course Duration: 

    Typically this course will take between 0.5-1 year to complete, dependent upon a person's circumstances and also the mode of study that you choose. For example, should you do this study course online and regularly commit enough time to complete the homework and assignments weekly you could complete the course well before schedule.

    Method of Study: 

    In-class study offers you a structured educational experience and continuous face-to-face contact with your trainers, tutors, lecturers and classmates. Online, Correspondence and Distance Education programs present you with the ability to study from just about anyplace, anytime! This can be ideal if you need flexibility and can't commit to attending traditional classes. You have the ability to study at your very own tempo and complete the training primarily based on your very own agenda. Contact us today to verify which learning method may perhaps suit you best. Work based Training is quite effective to utilise the skills and knowledge learned in the course and apply them at the workplace.

    Course Category: 

    In-class study offers you a structured educational experience and continuous face-to-face contact with your trainers, tutors, lecturers and classmates. Online, Correspondence and Distance Education programs present you with the ability to study from just about anyplace, anytime! This can be ideal if you need flexibility and can't commit to attending traditional classes. You have the ability to study at your very own tempo and complete the training primarily based on your very own agenda. Contact us today to verify which learning method may perhaps suit you best. Work based Training is quite effective to utilise the skills and knowledge learned in the course and apply them at the workplace.

    Prerequisites: 

    There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

    Recognition of Prior Learning: 

    Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies. To apply for RPL, please contact us today at info@auschs.edu.au to obtain a RPL Kit and submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by AusCHS assessors.

    Assessment: 

    Competency determination is made after all relevant evidence is gathered. AusCHS is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes. AusCHS assessment processes include:

    • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer
    • Written/Oral Questions
    • Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
    • Scenarios
    • Role Plays
    • Workplace Assessments
    • Projects
    Articulation: 

    When you finish this course you may be eligible to do BSB50215 Diploma of Business or other specialist Diploma qualifications in the Business Services Training Package (BSB07) such as marketing, management or human resources.

    In addition, depending on units/electives completed in this course, you may be eligible for advanced standing in other courses and other Training Package qualifications.

    Modules/units: 

    Total number of units = 10

    4 core units plus
    6 elective units , of which:

  • all 6 elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate III or Diploma qualification, if not listed below.
    Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

    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

    BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources

    BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

    BSBCUS402 Address customer needs

    BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website

    BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity

    BSBIPR405 Protect and use intangible assets in small business

    BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

    BSBINT303 Organise the importing and exporting of goods

    BSBMGT404 Lead and facilitate off-site staff

    BSBREL401 Establish networks

    BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks

    BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information

    BSBSMB201 Identify suitability for micro business

    BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities

    BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations

    BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances

    BSBSMB407 Manage a small team

    BSBSMB408 Manage personal, family, cultural and business obligations

    BSBSMB409 Build and maintain relationships with small business stakeholders

    BSBSMB410 Review and implement energy efficiency in business operations

    BSBSMB411 Manage specialist external advisory services

    BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations

    BSBSMB413 Design a digital action plan for small business

    BSBSMB414 Time management for small business

    BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    FNSACC406 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

    PSPGOV407B Provide a quotation

    SIRXQUA002A Lead a team to foster innovation

  • Course Fees: 

    Smart and Skilled Student Fees (Only for NSW residents)

    The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 600 888 for further information and advice.

    First qualification- $1570

    Second qualification- $1830

    Concession- $240

    Exemption- $0

    Trainees: from 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

    The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a AUSCHS's Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.

    Fee For Service - $5000
    Payment Plans Available**
    **conditions apply