Course Description

The Certificate IV in New Small Business​ is a nationally recognised qualification and provides a solid foundation for managing a small business.

You'll learn about the legal and risk management requirements of small businesses, about legislation codes and regulatory requirements and how to develop a financial plan. You’ll also learn the basics of developing marketing and customer service strategies and how to monitor your business performance.

You’ll receive comprehensive support from your trainer and assessor, and gain access to OpenSpace, Open Colleges' virtual campus, offering you a range of learning materials and study tools to assist you in your studies. If you've always wanted to start your own small business, the first step is getting the background knowledge and the Certificate IV in New Small Business​ is a terrific starting point.

Potential career outcomes

  • Small Business Manager
  • Small Business Owner