QUALIFICATION

Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business


National Code: BSB40320
TAFE SA Code: TP01232


Description

This comprehensive course is designed 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.

Please be aware that subsidised fees are available to regionally-based SA students only. Students living in metro post codes or interstate pay full fees.

Government subsidised places are available for this course with other providers in metropolitan areas. The Department for Innovation and Skills can help you with information on what training providers can deliver your preferred course in your area. Explore your options at https://www.skills.sa.gov.au/course-search

Duration
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9 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Small Business Owner/Manager

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Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled






Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 18 month course
Subsidised
$843
$2,530
Concession
$460
$1,380

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place during the enrolment process and may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$1,142
$3,427

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

    • Please be aware this course is available to regionally-based SA students only. Government subsidised places are available for this course with other providers in metropolitan areas. The Department for Innovation and Skills can help you with information on what training providers can deliver your preferred course in your area. Explore your options at https://www.skills.sa.gov.au/course-search
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • 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 own/manage a small business. This course is designed for existing small business owner/employees and for those 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 IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business (BSB40320)
    This course focuses on the necessary skills, knowledge and organisational processes needed to run an effective and successful small business. You will learn how to plan your business finances, market your business and understand your legal obligations as a small business owner or manager. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 6 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.

    93%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    88%*
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.



    * 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

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

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures 60
    Market new business ventures 50
    Plan finances for new business ventures 50
    Research and develop business plans 50

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Build and maintain business relationships 35
    Develop personal work priorities 40
    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs 50
    Implement customer service strategies 40
    Investigate business opportunities 25
    Manage finances for new business ventures 60
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