BSB42515 Certificate IV in Small Business Management


Certificate IV in Small Business Management BSB42518

This qualification is suitable for small business managers who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base to solve a 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.



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Enrolment details

Qualification level

Entry conditions 






Certificate IV

15 years old, not attending high school

2-3 days a week (evening)

Observation, classroom, practical

Face to face 

Units Included

There are 10 units of competency for this qualification. This qualification consists of 4 Core units and 6 Elective units of which, 4 elective units must be selected from the elective units below. The remaining 2 elective units may be selected from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV level. If not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate III or Diploma Qualification. Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.


BSBSMB404 – Undertake small business planning

BSBSMB415 – Refine and strengthen a small business


BSBCUS402 – Address customer needs

BSBLED401 – Develop teams and individuals

BSBREL401 – Establish networks

BSBSMB401 – Establish and comply with legal risk requirements of small business

BSBSMB402 – Plan small business finances

BSBSMB403 – Market the small business

BSBSMB408 – Manage personal family culture and business obligations


Check your funding eligibility

  • Be a Queensland resident 
  • Be 15 years of age or older and have finished secondary school or left school; 
  • Not hold or be already undertaking a Certificate III or higher level qualification (Certificate III qualifications completed whilst at school will not exclude you from accessing this funding); 
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen) 
  • The Certificate 3 Guarantee program is a Queensland Government Initiative. 
    Prices are subject to change without notice.

Payment Plans

Where you do not meet the eligibility for funding we offer a range of  affordable payment plans to be paid over the duration of your course, contact us below to find out more. For any more information please enquire below.