BSB40320
Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business

Discover and learn the strategic tools you need to place yourself ahead of the competition in the small business world.

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Study online

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Qld Government funding

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Not available as a traineeship

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Pay per unit

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No workplace practical requirements

What can I expect?

Are you looking to establish or operate a small business? Even if you just want to gain further knowledge and experience as part of a larger organisation, this Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business is for you!

Learn how to elevate your thinking to solve unforeseen problems and analyse and evaluate information from various sources. You will gain the leadership skills to provide guidance to others and be confident in your level of responsibility.

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Career opportunities – where will my studies lead me?

Business Owner

Manager

Franchisee

Sole Trader

Startup Entrepreneur

With a Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business, you will:

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    Be able to confidently research and create business plans from a solid understanding of business operations management
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    Understand how to increase the profit and value of your business to reach your goals and aspirations
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    Be prepared for the unpredictable scenarios of everyday life running a business
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    Use the power of digital technology to streamline your business operations, marketing and management
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    Prepare and foreword plan the financial aspects of a business to ensure successful outcomes. Discover the key steps to market a new business venture, creating a solid foundation for reaching your promotion and sales goals.

Entry requirements

Not applicable.

Workplace practical requirements

Not applicable.

Funding requirements

Students must be working within a small business if they seek funding for this qualification. Funded students must provide evidence that they are an owner, manager, or employee of a small business in Queensland. Evidence may include:

Employer

ABN registry, BAS Statement (if GST registered), Invoice to customer (if not GST registered) or client list

Employee

Payslips including the date and company name (without financial data), Letter from employer to confirm number of employees within the organisation

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COURSE DURATION

6 months full time / 12 months part time

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BESPOKE TRAINING

A program designed to suit your unique learning style with direct access to your Educator via the built-in chat function

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NATIONALLY ACCREDITED QUALIFICATION

Recognised by the Australian Government as meeting a set of standards that provide vocational outcomes and lead to employment

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LEADING INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Fun and friendly Educators who understand you and are committed to your learning experience

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PATHWAYS TO UNIVERSITY

Connecting you to Higher Education. Use your College Australia qualification as credit towards a University Degree or a Masters

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ROLLING ENROLMENT

Enrol anytime

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LEARNING METHOD

Study online at your own pace on any device

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LIVE WEBINARS

Coming soon!

Fees and Payment Options:

Course fees:

Upfront Pay Per UnitRPL
$ 2077Administration Fee of $150 upfront
(non-refundable)
$ 1477
Pay $1500 upfront
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Pay $577 at completion
Total units: 10
Fee per unit: $ 210
Pay 50% upfront ($738.50)
and
50% upon completion ($738.50)

Administration fees are non-refundable. Each unit will require payment before the release of your next unit.  

For more information, please refer to our Fees, Charges & Refund Policy

You will be required to follow your training plan.  This will be discussed and agreed upon at induction. If you do not meet the obligation of the agreed timeframe, other charges may be applicable.  Maximum time frames are subject to volumes of learning and qualifications being superseded.

Further charges may be applied if student obligations are not met in accordance with the agreed timeframes stated in the student training plan, discussed and determined at induction. Maximum time frames are subject to recommended study load and potential nationally authorised changes to qualification criteria.

Subsidised fee – Higher Level Skills Funding

 Co-contribution feeTotal units Total cost
Concessional $17.70 per unit 10$177
Non-concessional $27.70 per unit10$277

Higher Level Skills Funding via the Queensland Government’s Skills Assure Program supports ELIGIBLE* students to obtain certification in Certificate IV or higher qualifications. The aim is to assist individuals in gaining the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in priority industries or transition to university to continue their studies. Students will be required to make a co-contribution fee (listed above) before the commencement of their course. For further information – see desbt.qld.gov.au/training/providers/funded/higher-level-skills 

* Eligibility criteria apply to receive subsidised course fees and concessional status. See our funding brochure and complete the funding eligibility form below to find out more. 

Qualification Structure:

A total of 10 units must be completed:

Core Units

BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans

BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures

BSBESB403 Plan finances for new business ventures

BSBESB404 Market new business ventures

Elective Units

BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures

BSBESB406 Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures

BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies

BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships

BSBTEC403 Apply digital solutions to work processes

BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment

Apply in 3 easy steps:

We aim to help our students as much as possible. That’s why you can apply for and start your study journey in three easy steps.

Enrol

Apply for the course you want with College Australia by completing the quick and easy online Enrolment Form.

Click on the link below and choose the relevant qualification.

When we receive your application, we will send you an email regarding the pre-enrolment eligibility requirements, including a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment, Recognition of Prior Learning application and an outline of documentation required for your enrolment to proceed.

Meet your mentor

We will call you to confirm details, discuss eligibility, workplace and assessment requirements and ensure everything is correct.

This interview forms part of your orientation into your course and will allow you to ask further questions.

You will then be required to make payment.

Once payment is received, we will then send you the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). This Includes details of your Educator and your Training Plan outlining the units you are undertaking and due dates.

Commence your studies

You will receive an email with your login details. Remember these details and bookmark the login URL in your browser. Logging in will give you access to your first unit in the online portal.

Start on your first unit.

RPL students

Your Educator will contact you to progress the RPL process if you are undertaking this pathway.

Congratulations. You’re on your way to completing your new qualification!

Your Educators

Kasey - Professional

Kasey

Kasey is College Australia’s Business Manager and our “Brains Trust”.

Kasey’s wealth of knowledge stretches to every nook and cranny of the College. Quite frankly, she is the oil that keeps the cogs of the organisation running smoothly.

Kasey’s passion is providing excellence in education, and her mission is supporting students to create successful career pathways. With 10 years of industry knowledge, Kasey teaches a wide variety of business, hospitality, retail, and health qualifications to our cherished students. Her students often comment on her approachability, and we love her slightly dark sense of humour that keeps us entertained.

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Anna

Anna wears many hats in our organisation, but the one she wears most is Education Manager, developing innovative programs that are interesting and tailored for the diverse learning needs of our students.

With over 20+ years in education, there aren’t many areas of business that Anna hasn’t been involved in. This has given Anna a unique ability to problem solve the most left–of–field challenges quickly and efficiently. This makes her our knightess in shining armour some days!

When asked about her passion, it’s a no brainer for Anna: enabling all people to have a sense of self-esteem achieved through education, whether it be formal or informal.

Anna’s vast experience distinguishes her amongst her peers with past job roles, including educator, training manager, compliance manager, CEO, instructional designer, and consultant.

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Alena

Alena is our Recognition of Prior Learning queen, Registered Training Organisation all-rounder, Educator, assessor, and data controller. It’s safe to say she does an award-winning job of steering the operations of our ship to ensure everything stays on course.

As an Educator, hospitality, retail, business, health, and horticulture are Alena’s jam. Her passion shines through in her students’ exceptional results.

Debi

Debi

Debi is one of College Australia’s 5-star Educators. Debi joined us with a wealth of knowledge in business, retail, and hospitality and a whopping 23 years of training experience!

Debi left behind the arid deserts of the US and migrated to Australia in 1985. With her family, she made the sunshine, glitz and glamour of the Gold Coast her home in 1988 and worked with some of the Gold Coast’s biggest hotels.

Debi’s passion lies in supporting her students to learn the skills required to make epic career shifts. She has an intuitive knack for knowing exactly what a student needs when they’re struggling, and loves planting the seed of knowledge and watching it grow into great potential. Debi teaches our business, hospitality, and retail qualifications and does an amazing job, as her students’ successes show!

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