Contractor’s Licensing Unit - Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements of New Business Ventures


Attention building trades, plumbers, electricians, painters, landscapers, gas fitters, security agents and many others! Want to get your contractor's licence? Enrol in this workshop plus ‘Plan Finances for New Business Ventures’ and gain the financial and legal components required by the Office of Consumer and Business Services for your Contractor's Licence.

This unit will provide you with a broad overview of legal and administrative requirements affecting the operation of a small business. Specific topics include ownership structures, taxation, business regulations, licences and registrations, contract law, consumer law, business premises, industrial law, risk management and insurance.

You can chose to study self-paced online or via face-to-face classes. Use of computers is required to complete this unit. If you have questions regarding additional support please contact the following lecturer prior to registering in the 2-day course –

Note: duration for self-paced online study will vary from person to person. Please enquire for more details.

For organisations that wish to pay the student fees for this course and are unable to pay by credit card via the website, please contact the Short Course team via email on to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.

*Both ‘Plan Finances for New Business Ventures’ and 'Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements of New Business Ventures' must be completed to be able to apply for a Contractor's Licence.

If you require a Labour Hire License please register in Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures and
Coordinate remuneration and employee benefits. For more information, please email – or

This course is eligible for CITB funding. The CITB is a whole-of-industry led organisation that provides support to attract, train and retain South Australian building and construction workers by providing leadership in training and skills development.

Each financial year, Eligible Persons with an approved CITB number are provided with $3,000 of training fee subsidies through the Construction Skills Training Program.

To check your eligibility or to renew your CITB number visit or download the MyCITB app through the Apple App Store or Google Play via the CITB website:

Upon receipt of enrolment, students will be sent an email with further instructions on claiming the CITB rebate. You do not need to provide your CITB number at the time of enrolment.

At the successful completion of a CITB eligible course, eligible CITB students will be refunded with the CITB subsidy. The subsidy will be paid to whoever paid for the course. TAFE SA cannot claim your refund (and therefore cannot reimburse you the funded amount) prior to the finish date. All CITB refunds will be credited against the student or third party account and can not be refunded back to credit cards.

Rebate refunds will be processed within 60 days of course completion (this timeframe is to allow for assessment submission, marking and processing).

The CITB number you provide to TAFE SA must belong to the individual participant – you cannot use the CITB number of another person or company.

  • Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures (BSBESB402)

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.



Class Times
Up to 9 weeks self-paced online study.
Continuous enrolments until 10 December 2023.

Enrolment Recommendation: Only enrol/register for one Contractor Licensing unit at a time
Student Visa (500)

Not Eligible

Cost Information
This course is eligible for CITB Funding. Your CITB Number must be active at the time of registration. The CITB rebate for this course is $260.



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