BSB40320 Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business

The nationally accredited BSB40320 Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business gives you the skills to bring your small business or start-up idea to life. Launch your small business idea or passion project with expert support and guidance, and set yourself up for success as a business owner.

This qualification includes:

  • Learning to plan and manage small business finances
  • Developing and applying marketing and promotional strategies
  • Learning to build important client relationships and business networks
  • Learning how to provide outstanding customer service
  • Learning to develop a tailored business plan

Employment opportunities with this qualification are:

  • Small business owner
  • Small business manager
  • Owner/Operator

What will you achieve from completing this course?

  • A nationally recognised BSB40320 Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business
  • Confidence to establish and grow your small business

What you need to know about this course:

  • New students are expected to attend a mandatory college orientation before course commencement. Orientation times and dates will be advised after enrolment.
  • Classes commence at the beginning of week 1 of each school term
  • There is no training during school holidays
  • Students will be accepted into the class throughout the term
  • Private Facebook groups are used to share resources and learning
  • Resources are provided by SGSCC
  • WiFi is available

What resources do you need to study from home?

  • A computer with internet access
  • Email access
  • Facebook account

Course entry requirements:

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this course
  • Unique Student Identifier (can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • An interest and some knowledge, skills or experience in small business, gained through work experience or previous study
  • The ability to set work goals and achieve them
  • The ability to work independently
  • Good organisational and communication skills 

Do you need to complete any work placement hours?

No, there are no work placement hours required.

Will you need to sit for any exams?

  • No. This is a competency-based course
  • Tell us, then show us you understand and are able to implement the learning you have received
  • You will be required to competently complete assessment tasks for all 10 units of learning

Assessments are made up by a range of:

  • Case studies
  • Demonstration
  • Presentation
  • Questions & answers
  • Research report

To be deemed competent:

  • You will receive clear assessment instructions
  • You must complete all assessments to a satisfactory standard as set by your trainer
  • These are assessed by your trainer
  • Opportunities will be provided for trainers to support students and to resubmit their assessments if required

Delivery Overview:

  • Duration: 3 term course
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Units of Learning: 10
  • Monthly Intake: Yes

Eligibility for Subsided Training under the Smart & Skilled Training Program:

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart & Skilled Training Program. To be eligible you must be

  • an Australian Citizen/Perm Resident/NZ citizen/humanitarian visa holder
  • aged 15 years or older, and
  • live or work in New South Wales, and
  • no longer be at school or equivalent

See Smart & Skilled page for further information.

Eligibility for “Skilling for Recovery” - Fee-Free nationally accredited training:

Skilling for Recovery is a NSW Government initiative to deliver JobTrainer funding in NSW. It provides free certificate, diploma and short course training to eligible applicants. If you meet the Smart & Skilled Program eligibility above and one of the following you could complete this course fee free:

  • Unemployed (with or without a benefit); or
  • At risk of unemployment; or
  • 17-24 years old (employed or not)

See Skilling for Recovery page for further information.

Time for you to enrol:

  • The WorkSkills team are available to take your enquiry or enrolment on 02 8543 7412 during business hours
  • At the Jannali Office Reception (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)

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Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business BSB40320.
  • Market new business ventures (BSBESB404)
  • Apply critical thinking to work practices (BSBCRT411)
  • Undertake project work (BSBPMG430)
  • Investigate business opportunities (BSBESB301)
  • Develop and present business proposals (BSBESB302)
  • Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures (BSBESB402)
  • Research and develop business plans (BSBESB401)
  • Collaborate in creative processes (BSBCRT413)
  • Plan finances for new business ventures (BSBESB403)
  • Communicate effectively as a workplace leader (BSBLDR412)