Certificate IV in New Small Business

Course Code BSB42615
Course Title Certificate IV in New Small Business
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Full Fee
Duration 6 months

Course Overview

BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business reflects the role of individuals who use well- developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of small business contexts.

They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others, and have responsibility for the output of others.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Projects
  • Written Assignments / Research
  • Scenarios / Case Studies Role plays
  • Knowledge question

Units of Competency

The BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business requires 10 units of competency::

Core Units

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

Elective Units

BSBSMB405 – Monitor and manage small business operations
BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances
BSBSMB407 – Manage a small team
BSBMKG414 – Undertake marketing activities
BSBPMG522 – Undertake project work
BSBREL401 – Establish networks

For more elective options please contact relevant Industry Engagement & Leaner Coordinator

Credit Transfer and RPL offered for the eligible learners.


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Learning (ACSF Level 3), reading (ACSF Level 3), writing (ACSF Level 3), oral communication (ACSF Level 3) and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course.



After achieving the BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business, you may undertake a higher qualification in a relevant specialist area such as marketing, management and human resources.

Your Career

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

  • Small Business Manager/Owner


Fee Types

Full Fee


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* Material fees may apply
* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment