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Certificate IV In Small Business Management (BSB42515)

Course Code: BSB42515

The Certificate IV in Small Business Management 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 all and any industry sector - sales, trade, manufacturing, services, retail, administration, and more.

Course Structure

The Certificate IV in Small Business Management is delivered by expert trainers over a period of 12 months. Workshops involve participants in active discussion, problem-solving exercises, networking opportunities, and presentations related to building confidence and capability in the leading and managing of staff. Students can also choose to undertake this course online. Upskilled uses an online Learning Management System to manage the delivery, assessment and learning resources. The online program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of distance and online.


There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

Recognition Of Prior Learning (RPL)

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.


Assessment is through participation in the course as well as carrying out some workplace projects.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer
  • Written/Oral Questions
  • Written reports/ Case studies
  • Portfolio Assessments
  • Scenarios


Upskilled courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, and certification upon successful completion. Lunch, along with morning and afternoon tea are included for classroom courses, while online trainer support is included for online delivery.

Unit Outline

The course will address the following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the Certificate IV in Business. Units covered include:

  • Establish the legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • Plan small business finances
  • Market the small business
  • Undertake small business planning
  • Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • Develop work priorities
  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Show leadership in the workplace
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • Make a presentation (replaced for online delivery by BSBCUS402: Address customer needs)

Price And Payment Options

Option 1 – Save 15% Save 15% ($580) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,270

Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $38 a week! Total course cost: $3,850

Upskilled has teamed up with zipMoney to offer you flexible weekly, fortnightly or monthly interest free payment plans, allowing you start studying now without the financial burden!

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