Start your own business - Resources & Finance


Students in this course would be interested in starting up their own business at some point in the future.  This could entail taking over a family business, buying a business or working for themselves after completion of a traineeship, apprenticeship or further training.

This block looks at the financial planning and requirements involved in starting up a small business.  The areas that are covered in this block are:
- How much will you need and where will you get it
- Estimating costs
- Setting prices, forecasting sales and projecting profit
- Controlling cash flow.

This course is one building block of the five that make up the full Certificate III in Micro Business Operations (BSB30315).

Course Details

Choosing a TAFE SA course for school students is a great way to get a vocational qualification while you’re still in high school. You also gain valuable credits towards your SACE Certificate, an apprenticeship, or a diploma or university.

TAFE SA Courses for School students gives you a taste of what higher education is all about, makes you work-ready, and helps you build practical skills in an adult-learning environment.


Online / workshop / in classroom

Course Dates

Negotiable - as arranged with schools


3  Days, Full Time

Training Format


$ 270
Minimum 10 students - maximum 15 students. Additional lecturer travel costs may apply

Selection Criteria

Students in Year 11 and 12

Other Details

Access to computer and appropriate software essential. Option for six 3-hour sessions.

  • Accredited Unit Name

    National Code

    Nominal Hours

    Organise finances for the micro business



    Determine resource requirements for the micro business



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