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 Small Business Finances' and gain the financial and legal components required by the Office of Consumer and Business Services for your Contractor's Licence. For details on the short course refund policy, enrolment process, international student eligibility and more, please visit Applying for Short Courses
This unit will provide you with a broad overview of legal and administrative requirements affecting the operation of a small business. Specific topics include sources of Australian law, the structure of our court system, various ownership structures, business regulations, licences and registrations, contract law, law of agency, consumer law, land and lease matters, law of torts and protecting intellectual property. Other aspects covered include industrial law, taxation law and insurance.
*Both 'Plan Small Business Finances' and 'Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements of Small Business' must be completed to be able to apply for a Contractor's Licence.
Use of computers is required to completed this unit. If you require support with language, literacy or numeracy please call the phone number on the corresponding workshop from the schedule below, prior to registering in the unit.