Certificate IV in Small Business Management

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Business & Management
Course Cost
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Study Modes
Off Campus
Industry Programs
Phone: 1300 133 717
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: industryprograms@federationtraining.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Small Business Management covers a vast array of skills used to develop a sound understanding of business requirements in today’s competitive environment.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of small business contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

They may provide leadership and guidance to others, and have responsibility for the output of others.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Small Business Management.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

  • Business Owner
  • Small Business Manager
  • Retail Management
  • Home Business Owner

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. Good computer and numeracy/literacy skills are important.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessment for this course will include a combination of competency based assessment methods.

Opportunities For Further Study

After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake a range of Diploma level qualifications within the Business Services Training Package, or other Training Packages.

By undertaking additional units students are able to gain an accompanying qualification in Certificate IV in Business, Certificate IV in Frontline Management or Certificate IV in Human ResourcesBy undertaking additional units students are able to gain an accompanying qualification in Certificate IV in Frontline Management.

Career Outcome
Bachelor of Applied Management
Department Manager, Senior Manager, Area Sales Manager, Quality Manager, Management Consultant, Regional Manager
Advanced Diploma of Management
Area Manager, Department Manager, Regional Manager
Diploma of Management
Manager, Frontline Manager/Coordinator, Supervisor

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


Course Structure

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Units

Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
Plan small business finances
Market the small business
Undertake small business planning
Elective Units
*A selection of 6 elective units are to be undertaken.  Please contact us for further information