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Certificate III in Micro Business Operations

Work from home or build your own empire, the choice is yours with a Certificate III in Micro Business Operations.

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BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business Operations

People say starting a business is hard and it can be even tougher when you’re in it alone. But you don’t have to be alone in the journey! Asset College can help get you started.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Research business opportunities and come up with a plan
  • Figure out your finances and what will be required to start the business
  • Understand and apply taxation and insurance requirements
  • Network like a pro and;
  • Get your first client!

This qualification reflects the role of skilled independent and micro-business contractors who apply a broad range of competencies in varied contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a small team.

Government funding for BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business Operations is available for eligible participants under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program. For more information and eligibility requirements, please click here or call us on 1300 731 602.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Certificate III in Micro Business Operations (BSB30315).

This qualification is applicable to those who wish to become an owner of their own micro-business. In this capacity, you may be identified as a Sole Trader, Company and/or a Contractor.

For more information on the legislative requirements of setting up your business and what government support may be available please visit the Queensland Government website.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisite units required for entry into this course.

You will require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills. You will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT prior to commencing enrolment in this course.

If completing the online course, you will also need:

  • Access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

Find out your LLN level now!

Units of Competency

To successfully complete this course you must display competency in a total of 10 units.
5 Core and 5 Electives.

Core Units

  • BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
  • BSBSMB302 Develop a micro business proposal
  • BSBSMB303 Organise finances for the micro business
  • BSBSMB304 Determine resource requirements for the micro business
  • BSBSMB305 Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business

Elective Units*

  • BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website
  • BSBREL401 Establish networks
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

*Alternative elective units may be available upon request, but are not guaranteed. To view the full list of elective units available for this qualification please visit training.gov.au. The cost for custom unit packaging is $250 per qualification (excluding RPL).

Delivery Options

OPTION 1 – Study Online
Study where and when it suits you by using our interactive elearning platform. You will have 12 months to complete this course at your own pace. You will be able to contact your trainer by email and phone for assistance.

OPTION 2 – Study Online at our Facilities
You can complete the same online course at our facilities using our resources and equipment at no extra cost. If you need some direction, we will have staff available to provide additional support if required. This option is not available at all locations, bookings are essential.

OPTION 3 – Study in Class
By request only. We can schedule a 5 or 10 day face-to-face workshop for groups of 5 or more students. Note that there may be additional work required following the workshop to complete the course in full.

OPTION 4 – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you already have skills and experience relevant to this qualification you may be eligible for RPL. Contact us for a Free Skills Assessment to determine if this is the right option for you. Find out more about our RPL Process here.


After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

Course Fees

Course fees vary depending on the location and delivery mode of the course.

Eligible students in Queensland may receive government subsidised training under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program.

Certificate 3 Guarantee Funded Co-Contribution Fees

Concession $10
Non-Concession $30

Click here for Co-Contribution Fee Breakdown

You can Apply Online Now for the government funded course.
You can also complete your application at one of our office locations. Call us now on 1300 731 602 to schedule a time.


Recognition of Prior Learning

Payment Plans may be available



“Thanks again, great course and loved that the trainers really knew their stuff and the delivery was entertaining and casual as well as being comprehensive.
The whole team was lovely as well from when I walked in the door with the
front office staff and also the trainers, felt really welcome and at ease.
Thanks again!”
Danielle Clayton
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