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Complement your trade knowledge with business acumen

Complement your trade knowledge with business acumen with this course. You'll learn how to apply legal requirements and risk management to building and construction, and you'll also learn how to project manage contracts. The successful completion of the business management course will be accepted as evidence by the QBCC that the participant meets the business and building knowledge requirements to be licensed as a subcontractor. Course details

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Flexible: up to 26 weeks / Self-paced

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  • Full Fee $403

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Key dates

External Self-paced Flexible

Entry requirements

While there are no formal entry requirements for this course, it is recommended that you have completed year 10, or are 16 years of age or above, and that you have sound literacy and numeracy skills. It is desirable, although not mandatory, that you have completed a trade level qualification in the building and construction industry.


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Resources required

You would benefit from having access to a computer, access to the internet, and a current email address.


You will have up to 26 weeks from your date of enrolment to complete the course.

Important Information

You will need to send a copy of your Statement of Attainment to the QBCC along with your licence application. You can contact the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) via phone on 139 333 or, or visit their website


The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete 1 unit.

BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business Elective


The elective units available may vary between locations, delivery modes and intakes.

If you’re an eligible existing worker in the building and construction industry, you may be able to undertake this qualification at a reduced cost thanks to funding from Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ). Funding is available to assist workers to gain high level qualifications, upgrade skills, or gain recognition for existing skills.

TAFE Queensland South West has a range of payment options to help you make great happen. If you are unsure of what's right for you, or just want someone to talk it over with, call us on 1300 914 754. We're here to help.

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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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You will receive a Statement of Attainment for:

BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
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  • checked your rights and responsibilities as a student, as detailed in the student handbook and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to Customer Service TAFE Queensland

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Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace and/or previous learning means less study time for you and getting qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 19 March 2018

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