Certificate III in Micro Business Operations
Are you employed full time but thinking about starting your own small business? Do you have a great idea and need the know-how to take it from concept to reality? This nationally recognised qualification will teach you how to investigate and assess small business opportunities to get you started towards realising your dream.
You’ll develop the knowledge to create proposals, arrange finances and develop a digital action plan. Through the course you’ll also build “real world” skills to establish business networks, and apply critical thinking skills to common challenges in establishing a viable business.
The qualification is designed for both those looking to launch a new micro business venture, and current business owners who want to formalise their practical knowledge.
|Subject Name||Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective||Duration|
|Develop a Business Idea||Develop a Business Idea||BSBSMB301||Investigate micro business opportunities||Core||8 weeks|
|Develop a Business Idea||BSBSMB302||Develop a micro business proposal||Core||8 weeks|
|Web and Social Media for Business||Web and Social Media for Business||ICTWEB201||Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement||Elective||8 weeks|
|Web and Social Media for Business||BSBEBU401||Review and maintain a website||Elective||8 weeks|
|Business Finances and Resources||Business Finances and Resources||BSBSMB304||Determine resource requirements for the micro business||Core||8 weeks|
|Business Finances and Resources||BSBSMB303||Organise finances for the micro business||Core||8 weeks|
|Business Compliance and Risk||Business Compliance and Risk||BSBSMB305||Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business||Core||8 weeks|
|Business Compliance and Risk||BSBRSK401||Identify risk and apply risk management processes||Elective||8 weeks|
|Digital Plans and Customer Service||Digital Plans and Customer Service||BSBSMB413||Design a digital action plan for small business||Elective||8 weeks|
|Digital Plans and Customer Service||BSBCUS301||Deliver and monitor a service to customers||Elective||8 weeks|
Monday 3 Sep 2018
Monday 1 Oct 2018
Monday 5 Nov 2018
Monday 3 Dec 2018
Complete this course in 6 to 12 months.
There’s a maximum of up to 18 months allowed to complete all units and assessments in the qualification.
The total time it takes to complete the course usually depends on your previous experience, how much time you have available between work commitments, and the pace you prefer to study at.
MiTraining recommends a study load of 8 weeks per subject (unit pair) which includes 2 weeks allocated to complete assessments. If a student progressed through the course using this study plan they could complete the course in 10 months.
Single Unit of Study
You can study individual units from this qualification for personal or professional development without having to apply for a full qualification enrolment. We call this 'single-unit study'.
If you successfully complete a unit and the assessment, you may be eligible for credit if you decide to apply for enrolment in a qualification in the future.
To support you to successfully complete your chosen course you must meet the following entry requirements:
Aged 18 at the time of enrolment, or turning 18 within 6 months of commencing the course. Applicants under the age of 18 must have their enrolment paper work witnessed by a parent or guardian.
Course delivery and materials are in English. If English is your second language talk to us about the required English Language Proficiency level for this course.
Minimum computer literacy standards as well as unrestricted access to the internet.
View the Student Handbook for more information.
You may choose to undertake assessment, with the aim of obtaining a Statement of Attainment or Qualification. Assessments have been designed with a focus on workplace outputs.
A variety of assessment methods are used:
1. Assessing required knowledge
2. Assessing the application of skills in the workplace
3. The submission of Third Party Reports
Each assessment method provides a different type of evidence. Taken together, the complete assessment provides a holistic view of your ability to perform competently and confidently in the workplace to the level set down in the Competency Standards.
More about this course
Watch our short video about this qualification hosted by National Admissions Manager, Katrina Arch.