Certificate III in Micro Business Operations

National Code: BSB30315
TAFE SA Code: TP00771


This is a comprehensive course designed to give potential small business operators the skills required to measure business viability.

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Up to 4 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Small Business Owner/Manager Small Business Owner/Manager

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Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

  • No course admission requirements
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course.

Total Fees for the 4 month course
Full Fee
$2,573 - $2,756
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Training in this area will equip graduates to research the viability of their business idea. This course is designed for people intending to open their own small business in the near future.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Micro Business Operations (BSB30315)
    This course covers skills in investigating opportunities, developing proposals, organising finances, determining resources and complying with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 5 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.


    Name Nominal Hours
    Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business 45
    Determine resource requirements for the micro business 30
    Develop a micro business proposal 30
    Investigate micro business opportunities 30
    Organise finances for the micro business 50


    Name Nominal Hours
    Deliver and monitor a service to customers 35
    Establish networks 35
    Market the small business 50
    Organise personal work priorities and development 30
    Plan a home based business 25
    Support operational plan 40
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