Micro Business Operations

About the Course

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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Qualification Certificate III
National Code BSB30315
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

TAFE Western Connect

  Starts Anytime

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: BSB30315-01V02-18WCN-035

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

If you have recent experience working in the area of operating a small business within the last 4 years you may be eligible to undertake a recognition pathway. If you already have formal qualifications from a TAFE, university, school or other registered training organization in Australia, they may also be relevant to this qualification and you may be given credit for any units that are relevant to this qualification. If you would like more information about how recognition works, you can view information on the TAFE Western website or Deepti Kumar @ 08-80826841 for an Information Kit.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

This course is delivered via Online, Web conferencing, Connected classroom and Workshops

Class attendance is Part time

Monday Evening from 5:30pm-7:30pm CST and Thursday 09:30am to 11:30am- Class via Video conference and/ or Google Hangouts

Course length: 15 hours per week for 1 Year

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $1,580.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393 or email courseinfo.western@tafensw.edu.au

What do I need?

Once you have enrolled you must email the Head Teacher, Judith.Louvel@tafensw.edu.au so she can contact you. What you will need: 8 GB USB thumb drive, pen and notepad. Access to internet, MS Office You will need to devote 10-15 hours additional time to your assessments and study in addition to attending the workshops
Learning Resources Required: Micro Business Operations ; Certificate III in Micro Business Operations, Publisher: Innovative Business Resources, ISBN: 978 1 925274 21 9. Students must purchase this book prior to commencement of class.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, please contact the teaching section.