BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business

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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.



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  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees & Charges
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BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business
  • Course Duration: 19 weeks (excluding holidays)
    32 weeks (including holidays)
  • Full Time Study: 15 hrs Classroom based
    5 hrs Research/Assignments
    5 hrs Self Study
  • Mode of Delivery: Classroom
  • At this level of study it is expected that you study for a minimum of 25 hours of study per week (15 hours face to face classroom based study, two days attendance from 9:00am to 5:00pm and 10 hours self-paced study) including, but not limited to homework, assessment tasks and individual research.

  • Location: Geelong

Methods of assessment may include:

  • Knowledge Evidence – questions and answers
  • Direct demonstration and observation
  • Portfolios
  • Projects
  • Role plays, case studies and presentations

There are no AQF Pre Requisites for this qualification.

AGB Training requires the applicant to successfully complete

  • Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
  • Pre-Training Review
  • Enrolment Application Form
Fees & Charges
Fees & ChargesFull Fee
Administration Fee$4,800.00
Textbook Fee$134.95
Payment Options

Fee for Service Students

Deposit of 10% is required prior to commencement of course.
Fortnightly or monthly payments must be paid as per direct debit payment schedule.

Text Book Fee
Text book are to be ordered by the student prior to commencement of class.  Prices are set by and paid directly the publisher and are subject to change.

Text Books

It is responsibility of students to purchase all text books prior to first class.

  • BUSN Introduction to Business 10th Edition
  • Marcella Kelly, Chuck Williams
  • Published by Cengage
  • ISBN: 9781337407120
  • Purchase Online
Course ProgramTo achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate a competency in
10 units of competency (4 core units and 6 elective units)

Small Business Planning
  • Core
    Undertake small business planning
  • Core
    Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
Marketing and Customer Service
  • Core
    Market the small business
  • Elective
    Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • Elective
    Establish networks
Small Business Finances
  • Core
    Plan small business finances
  • Elective
    Manage small business finances
  • Elective
    Report on financial activity
Small Business Teamwork
  • Elective
    Manage a small team
Manage a Small Business
  • Elective
    Monitor and manage small business operations

On successful completion students will have the knowledge and skills required for further training in BSB50215 Diploma of Business or other relevant qualifications.