Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business
Discover and learn the strategic tools you need to place yourself ahead of the competition in the small business world.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Available as a non-funded traineeship
Pay per unit
No workplace practical requirements
What can I expect?
Are you looking to establish or operate a small business? Even if you just want to gain further knowledge and experience as part of a larger organisation, this Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business is for you!
Learn how to elevate your thinking to solve unforeseen problems and analyse and evaluate information from various sources. You will gain the leadership skills to provide guidance to others and be confident in your level of responsibility.
Career opportunities – where
will my studies lead me?
With a Certificate IV in
Entrepreneurship and New Business, you will:
Be able to confidently research and create business plans from a solid understanding of business operations management
Understand how to increase the profit and value of your business to reach your goals and aspirations
Be prepared for the unpredictable scenarios of everyday life running a business
Use the power of digital technology to streamline your business operations, marketing and management
Prepare and foreword plan the financial aspects of a business to ensure successful outcomes. Discover the key steps to market a new business venture, creating a solid foundation for reaching your promotion and sales goals.
Students must be working within a small business if they seek funding for this qualification. Funded students must provide evidence that they are an owner, manager, or employee of a small business in Queensland. Evidence may include:
Payslips including the date and company name (without financial data), Letter from employer to confirm number of employees within the organisation
Nationally Accredited Qualification
Pathways to University
Study online at your own pace on any device
Fees and Payment Options:
Pay $1500 upfront
and Pay $1277 at completion
Pay Per Unit
Total units: 10
Fee per unit: $280
Pay 50% upfront ($738.50)
and 50% upon completion ($738.50)
Administration fees are non-refundable. Each unit will require payment before the release of your next unit.
For more information, please refer to our Fees, Charges & Refund Policy.
You will be required to follow your training plan. This will be discussed and agreed upon at induction. If you do not meet the obligation of the agreed timeframe, other charges may be applicable. Maximum time frames are subject to volumes of learning and qualifications being superseded.
Further charges may be applied if student obligations are not met in accordance with the agreed timeframes stated in the student training plan, discussed and determined at induction. Maximum time frames are subject to recommended study load and potential nationally authorised changes to qualification criteria.
Subsidised fee –
Higher Level Skills Funding
Higher Level Skills Funding via the Queensland Government’s Skills Assure Program supports ELIGIBLE* students to obtain certification in Certificate IV or higher qualifications. The aim is to assist individuals in gaining the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in priority industries or transition to university to continue their studies. Students will be required to make a co-contribution fee (listed above) before the commencement of their course. For further information – see desbt.qld.gov.au/training/providers/funded/higher-level-skills
A total of 10 units must be completed:
Research and develop business plans
Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
Plan finances for new business ventures
Market new business ventures
Manage finances for new business ventures
Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures
Implement customer service strategies
Build and maintain
solutions to work processes
Use digital technologies
to collaborate in a work environment
It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!
We aim to help our students as much as possible. That’s why you can apply for and start your study journey in three easy steps.
Meet your mentor
We will call you to confirm details, discuss eligibility, workplace and assessment requirements and ensure everything is correct.
This interview forms part of your orientation into your course and will allow you to ask further questions.
You will then be required to make payment.
Once payment is received, we will then send you the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). This Includes details of your Educator and your Training Plan outlining the units you are undertaking and due dates
Commence your studies
You will receive an email with your login details. Remember these details and bookmark the login URL in your browser. Logging in will give you access to your first unit in the online portal.
Start on your first unit.
Your Educator will contact you to progress the RPL process if you are undertaking this pathway.
Congratulations. You’re on your way to completing your new qualification!