Course Name: Certificate IV in New Small Business
Level: Certificate IV
Delivery Method: Online
The Certificate IV in New Small Business delivers vocational learning around the knowledge and practical skill sets required of small business owners and managers. The key competencies it identifies and enhances are pertinent to any industry sector - sales, trade, manufacturing, services, retail, administration and more.
The Certificate IV in New Small Business is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom, or blended.
The online training program is our most popular delivery method and provides access to a fully customised e-learning environment, MyUpskilled. MyUpskilled includes powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos (including access to the Lynda.com video training library) and blogs. The course is conducted over a 12 month period with one unit of competency expected to be completed each month.
Classroom and Blended delivery formats are also available, but subject to minimum numbers.
All students will be provided with Smallprint Learner guides (online and/or hardcopy) for each unit of competency.
RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by Upskilled assessors.
A student is deemed competent when all relevant evidence is gathered. Upskilled is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes. Upskilled assessment processes include:
Regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates and attendance at classroom sessions/monthly webinars as required.
The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Certificate IV in New Small Business.
BSBSMB401 - Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements of Small Business
BSBSMB402 - Plan Small Business Finances
BSBSMB403 - Market the Small Business
BSBSMB404 - Undertake Small Business Planning
BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities
BSBCUS401 - Coordinate Implementation of Customer Service Strategies
BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBLDR403 - Lead team effectiveness
BSBMGT401 - Show leadership in the workplace
The certificate is principally designed for participants with existing vocational experience of a particular industry, and for those who either hold or aspire to a management position in small business. It is also useful for:
Preferred pathways from this qualification include the Diploma of Business (BSB50215) and Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415).