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Certificate IV in New Small Business BSB42615

Overview

This program provides you with the breadth of skills and knowledge required to successfully manage a small business.

Qualification: Certificate IV in New Small Business BSB42615
Program No: C4-BC09
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 1 semester full-time (approx. 25 hours per week) face-to-face classes plus approximately 10 hours of online study and independent learning including project work and assessment OR part-time equivalent.
Likely Job Outcome: Micro or small business owner, small business developer, business development manager, small business manager.
Application Type: Public
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Timetable Information

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Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must have at least the equivalent of one year full-time work experience OR have any business certificate III OR be able to demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge

If you are entering this program as a trainee under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

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  3. Verify your USI

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete all 4 subjects

  • BSBSMB401  Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
    • CIT Code: MGNT322
      Cost: $130.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess and prioritise risks and identify and comply with all regulations affecting the business. It applies to individuals operating a small business or setting up a department within a larger organisation, who are skilled at communicating and interpreting legislation and regulations.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSMB402  Plan small business finances
    • CIT Code: MGNT357
      Cost: $110.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify financial requirements of a business, including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to garner financial support. It applies to individuals who operate a small business or work within an existing micro or small businesses or in a department of a larger organisation. Individuals in this role interpret financial data competently and are skilled communicators.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSMB403  Market the small business
    • CIT Code: MGNT352
      Cost: $110.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and improve business performance via a clear strategy complementing the business plan.
      It applies to individuals who operate a small business independently or within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role analyse and interpret market data and are proficient communicators.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSMB404  Undertake small business planning
    • CIT Code: MGNT356
      Cost: $105.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives. It applies to individuals who operate a small business that operates independently, or as part of a larger organisation. Individuals in this role interpret business information and numerical data competently and are skilled communicators.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete 6 of 10 subjects

Note: Not all subjects will be offered each semester.   Please r efer to your teaching department’s timetables.
  • BSBFIA402  Report on financial activity
    • CIT Code: MGNT381
      Cost: $70.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to report financial activity for business both in response to client requests and to meet statutory requirements such as the completion of financial reports. This unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of financial activities who contribute financial skills and knowledge to address reporting requirements of clients and legal authorities. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBMKG413  Promote products and services
    • CIT Code: SELL115
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate and review the promotion of an organisation’s products and services. It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of the promotion of products and services specific to an organisation. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM405  Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
    • CIT Code: MGNT755
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions. This unit applies to individuals who support recruitment, selection and induction functions under the direction of a human resource manager.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWRT401  Write complex documents
    • CIT Code: COMM344
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan documents, draft text, prepare final text and produce documents of some complexity. It applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and are skilled in the creation of reports, information and general promotion documents that are more complex than basic correspondence, memos or forms and that require review and analysis of a range of information sources.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSMB405  Monitor and manage small business operations
    • CIT Code: MGNT348
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement a business plan and modify operations as required. It applies to individuals who operate a small business which stands alone, or is part of a department within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role are skilful communicators and interpret numerical data with ease.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBINN301  Promote innovation in a team environment
    • CIT Code: INNO112
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to be an effective and proactive member of an innovative team. It applies to individuals who play a proactive role in demonstrating, encouraging or supporting innovation in a team environment. The individual may be a team participant or a team leader. Teams may be formal or informal and may comprise a range of personnel.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSMB412  Introduce cloud computing into business operations
    • CIT Code: COMP383
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of internet computing and cloud services. It involves undertaking a basic review of business computing needs and identifying options for introducing cloud computing services into a small business or work area in an organisation. It applies to individuals who use problem-solving skills and take responsibility for adopting and promoting approaches to improve business operations.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTWEB302  Build simple websites using commercial programs
    • CIT Code: INFT821
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use web authoring tools to create, modify and test, simple web pages and websites. It applies to individuals with responsibility for creating and maintaining simple websites.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSMB413  Design a digital action plan for small business
    • CIT Code: COMP385
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop a plan for using digital technologies to achieve business goals. It involves undertaking a basic review of business digital readiness, identifying opportunities and developing an action plan for using digital initiatives in a small business. It applies to individuals who operate a small business and take responsibility for adopting and promoting approaches to improve small business operations.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBMKG419  Analyse consumer behaviour
    • CIT Code: MKTG332
      Cost: $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse consumer behaviour for markets and specific needs. It applies to individuals who need to analyse consumer behaviour to examine factors that impact decisions to purchase products or services. They conduct a thorough analysis of consumer attitudes and behaviour, and make recommendations on marketing strategies to increase consumption of the product or service being marketed.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

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