BSB42518 Certificate IV in Small Business Management

Please note: This qualification is currently not being delivered, please contact our office on (07) 4652 5600 to discuss your study options.

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.


Units of Competency:

10 units of competency - 4 core units, 6 elective units. 


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):  This qualification is available for partial or full RPL. Your application for RPL must be submitted prior to commencing study.

Funding Opportunities: This course is listed on the Priority Skills List for Queensland VET Investment Plan, and therefore is available for funding to eligible learners via Higher Level Skills. Contact us for more information regarding your eligibility. Please note that accessing funding may make you ineligible for future funded training.

Requirements: All participants are required to provide identification, preferably with a photo (e.g. driver's licence, firearms licence, passport). You must also bring your Unique Student Identifier (USI). We are unable to generate your certification without this. If you do not have a USI, please create one at

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification, however some imported units may have specific pre-requisites. 


Learning Support: If you feel as though you will need some additional learning support to complete this course, please provide details when making your booking. All participants are required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment prior to beginning course.


* This qualification is delivered in partnership with Gabrielle Passlow (Miroow Consulting)


At a Glance

Suitable For

Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and skilled work and/or further learning. Successful graduates may have the ability to manage a small business.

Intake Dates

Please enquire


10 months


4 blocks of face-to-face classroom delivery (2 day duration per block), video tutorials via Zoom, and self-paced individual study


If eligible for funding through VET Investment Plan's Higher Level Skills:

Student contribution fee: TBA

If not eligible for funding, full fee for service:

Concessional: TBA

Non-Concessional: TBA


On successful completion of all training and assessment, learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement and a Record of Results for BSB42518 Certificate IV in Small Business Management