BSB42618 Certificate IV in New Small Business

BSB42618 Certificate IV in New Small Business

Jump straight into running or managing a startup or take your business idea from concept to reality, with Get Set Education’s BSB42618 Cert IV in New Small Business.

Our students completed the course, achieved the qualification and valued the experience.

– Judi Robinson, Head of Senior School & Business, Sandgate District State High School

Course Description

Are you planning to start or run your own business in the future? Want to get a head start with the right education and qualification while you’re still in Grade 11 or 12?

You’ll love Get Set Education’s BSB42618 Certificate IV in New Small Business. Learn how to plan, manage, market, finance, and develop a business. Find out what it takes to succeed as a small business owner, communicate with customers and achieve your goals.

Potential Career & Future Outcomes

Most Australian businesses are small businesses, employing over 40% of Australia’s workforce, including over 1 million sole traders. Benefits to working in or starting a small business, include the ability to adapt quickly to change, follow your passions, and choose your own schedule.

Upon the successful completion of this course,  you’ll have the knowledge and experience to confidently pursue pathways like owning or managing a business or franchise. The skills acquired will set you up for success in a variety of industries and roles.

Course Details

Course code BSB42618
Qualification gained Certificate IV in New Small Business
Recognition National
Course duration Over three semesters (18 months)
Next intake Intakes for Semester 2, 2020 are now open.
Delivery method Study online (led by a Get Set trainer)
Assessments Participation in 160 hours of work placement, projects, case studies, and short answer questions
Course Fees $1,649
Payment options Quarterly payments

Monthly payment plan

How It’s Delivered

Get Set Education offers BSB42618 Certificate IV in New Small Business exclusively as an online training course. Students login and work on the course anywhere, anytime, with access to our qualified trainer who will do weekly progress check-ins and provide virtual support.


There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, to make sure you can keep up with the assessment and modules, Get Set Education recommends that students have:

  • Proficient in spoken and written English as this course relies heavily on communication to learn and undertake assessments
  • A pass in Year 10 English
  • An average effort mark of a B or higher

Course Units

BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB421 Manage small business finances
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBREL401 Establish networks
BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website
BSBSMB420 Evaluate and develop small business operations
BSBSMB407 Manage a small team
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Work Experience

Students are required to complete a practical component as part of this course. You will need to log a total of 160 hours of work experience, spread over at least 20 shifts, in an industry that’s relevant to the qualification.

Work experience could include:

  • Starting your own small business venture!
  • Involvement in a practical venture at the student's school
  • Hours worked at an existing part-time job
  • Placement with a local business.

This is a chance for you to get valuable, real-world experience, putting into practice the knowledge learned throughout the course.

Your Trainer

Kate Walsh has worked in the Business and Education industries for 10+ years in a variety of roles.. Read more about Kate here.

Every student received the full qualification due to her tenacity and commitment.  She encouraged and mentored all of the students until the work they produced was to industry standards.

- Leisa Jones, VET Coordinator, Grace Lutheran College Rothwell

Let’s Get Started

Register your student or school for our next start date. Call us on 1300 446 448 or click below to send us your details.

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