Certificate IV in New Small Business - BSB42618

Australian College of Higher Studies

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification is part of the Business Services Training Package. It is designed to assist those establishing a small business who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base to solve a range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and also evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others, and have responsibility for the output of others.


  • 10 units: 4 core
  • 6 elective


  • Promote innovation in a team environment
  • Use digital technologies to collaborate in the workplace
  • Report on financial activity
  • Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • Develop a time management plan
  • Manage a small team
  • Review and maintain a website
  • Identify suitability for micro business
  • Build client relationships and business networks
  • Market the small business
  • Undertake small business planning
  • Create a digital technology plan for small business
  • Provide a quotation
  • Protect and use intangible assets in small business
  • Investigate micro business opportunities
  • Review and implement energy efficiency in business operations
  • Lead and facilitate off-site staff
  • Build and maintain relationships with small business stakeholders
  • Address customer needs
  • Plan small business finances
  • Coordinate business resources
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Manage personal, family, cultural and business obligations
  • Manage small business finances
  • Analyse and present research information
  • Organise the importing and exporting of goods
  • Manage specialist external advisory services
  • Establish networks
  • Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • Evaluate and develop small business operations

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