Introduction to Small Business Practices - Queensland


Why the Support is Provided?

This support is provided to:

  • assist Queensland small business operators to expand and survive in business
  • help people entering the business sector for the first time, as well as current owners and operators, to develop sound management skills.

What Support is Provided?

Most TAFE Queensland Institutes provide Business Management training. They offer a number of programs, at varying degrees of complexity, to cater for individual management training requirements.

You can obtain the following qualifications in Business:

  • BSB30110 - Certificate III in Business
  • BSB40212 - Certificate IV in Business
  • BSB40407 - Certificate IV in Small Business Management
  • BSB50207 - Diploma of Business.

You can obtain detailed course information by contacting your local TAFE Institute.


Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

You do not require a formal education to gain course entry. However, to achieve the competencies you should possess the following abilities:

  • communicate clearly in English, verbally and in writing
  • make decisions based on fairly complex business information, supported by appropriate literacy and numeracy provisions
  • apply workplace situations to learning and skills.


You should contact TAFE directly to determine applicable fees.

Additional information

Regional Offices

Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE

Ph: 1300 130 084


Campus locations: Bowen, Burdekin, Cannonvale, Charters Towers, Ingham, Palm Island, Pimlico and Townsville Trade Training Centre


Bremer Institute of TAFE

Ph: (07) 3817 3000


Campus locations: Bundamba, Inala, and Springfield


Brisbane North Institute of TAFE

Ph: 131 248


Campus locations: Bracken Ridge, Caboolture, Grovely, Ithaca and Redcliffe


Central Queensland Institute of TAFE

Ph: 1300 278 233 or (07) 4920 2240


Campus locations: Central Highlands, Gladstone, Mackay and Rockhampton


Gold Coast Institute of TAFE

Ph: (07) 5581 8200


Campus locations: Ashmore, Southport, Ridgeway, Coolangatta and Coomera


Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE

Ph: 1300 657 613


Campus locations: Alexandra Hills, Mount Gravatt and Loganlea


Mount Isa Institute of TAFE

Ph: (07) 4744 9999


Campus locations: Cloncurry, Lower Gulf and Mount Isa


Southbank Institute of Technology

Ph: 13 72 48


Campus location: - Southbank


Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE

Ph: (07) 4694 1600


Campus locations: Charleville, Chinchilla, Dalby, Kingaroy, Nurunderi, Roma, Stanthorpe, Toowoomba and Warwick


Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE

Ph: (07) 5457 1000


Campus locations: Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, Nambour and Noosa


Tropical North Queensland Institute of TAFE

Ph: 1300 656 959


Campus locations: Atherton, Bamaga, Cairns, Innisfail, Mareeba, Torres Strait and Weipa


Wide Bay Institute of TAFE

Ph: 1300 656 188


Brisbane Training Centre, Bundaberg, Gympie College, Hervey Bay College and Maryborough

Administering agency

Department of Education

Brisbane North Institute of TAFE

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