Certificate Iv in Small Business Management

Technical College of Western Australia

Program Description

Certificate Iv in Small Business Management

Technical College of Western Australia

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of small business contexts. They apply solutions to a defined 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.

Entry Requirements

  • Academic: Year 10 or equivalent.
  • English proficiency

Course Duration, Mode / Fees

Full time: 2 Terms (26 weeks) including term breaks

Tuition Fees: AUD$ 3,600.000 Application Fees: AUD$ 230.00 (applicable on new enrolments only, once off fee)

Resources Fee: AUD$ 500.00


Monthly intakes available. Please contact Enrolment for more details.

Students Under 18: TCWA policy prevents students under the age of 18 from registering in TCWA courses or programs.

Workplace Affiliate

Weekly scheduled workplace visits have been arranged with our workplace affiliate to provide students with real industry exposure.

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Pathways into the qualification:

Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at certificate level, including:

  • with personal or vocational
  • experience in a specific
  • industry
  • with vocational experience
  • in a specific industry and an
  • industry specific qualification.

After successful completion of: The Certificate IV in Small Business Management, students may progress to a qualification in a specialist area within this Training Package such as marketing, management, human resources.

Learners may complete individual units of competency and receive a statement of attainments for that unit.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Small Business Manager


All units of competence will be assessed using a selection of tools. Portfolios, essays, reports, role-plays, practical observations, case studies, questioning, simulation activities and written tests may be used to gather evidence for the unit of competency. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is recognized at TCWA as a process where a student may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skillsand knowledge which a student has gained through worked experience, life experience and/or formal training.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 3, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan., 2017
26 weeks
Full time
3,600 AUD
Start date Jan., 2017
Australia Perth, Western Australia
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 26 weeks
Price 3,600 AUD