Course Overview

Course Code
Funding available

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Start date
Anytime – start today
Course duration
12months (varies subject to individual learner requirements
Support available
Online, telephone, in-class
Study mode
face to face, workplace, classroom

Course Structure and Potential Career Outcomes

This qualification reflects the role of skilled independent and micro-business contractors who apply a broad range of competencies in varied contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a small team.

To be awarded the qualification Certificate III in Micro Business Operations, competency must be achieved in 10 units made up of 5 core units and 5 elective units

Core Units

BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB302 Develop a micro business proposal

BSBSMB303 Organise finances for the micro business

BSBSMB304 Determine resource requirements for the micro business

BSBSMB305 Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business

Elective unit selection will be completed through consultation with your course advisor and must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintaining the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome


The are no pre-requisites for entry into this course however, candidates are required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment at application for admission which is used to determine the level of support (if any) that may be required, or adjustment needed to the training plan on enrolment.