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Operating a Small Business Skill Set

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Learn how to operate a small business!

If you're currently operating or thinking about starting up a small business, or would like to get job ready for an administrative support position in a small business operation, this is the skill set for you! 

The Operating a Small Business skill set offers a fantastic range of skills and knowledge to get you job ready. You'll learn how to design and produce business documents and publications, digitally design and develop text-based documents,  develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and non-cloud based applications, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to garner financial support, and understand workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and its application to safe work practices. It even covers how to create and build a social networking presence using social media tools and applications. 

Further study pathways

This skill set provides a pathway to further study towards a selection of qualifications, some of which may be eligible for Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees. Please see the list below.

Please note: this course has both an online and a face-to-face component.

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This skill set is free for everyone under the Skills Ready initiative!

Delivery locations and study options

Semester 1

Details
When 7 February - 24 June, 2022
Where Broome Campus
How On campus
Online/distance
Details
When 7 February - 24 June, 2022
Where Halls Creek Campus
How On campus
Online/distance
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,146.80 $0.00 $1,146.80
Concession $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
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This skill set is free for everyone under the Skills Ready initiative!

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2022
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • The government rate for Australian Citizens over the age of 18, permanent visa holders, visa sub-class 309, 444, 820 or a 457 dependent visa

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Details
When 7 February - 24 June, 2022
Where Kununurra Campus
How On campus
Online/distance
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,146.80 $0.00 $1,146.80
Concession $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Image

This skill set is free for everyone under the Skills Ready initiative!

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2022
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • The government rate for Australian Citizens over the age of 18, permanent visa holders, visa sub-class 309, 444, 820 or a 457 dependent visa

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Details
When 17 February - 24 June, 2022
Where Karratha Campus
How On campus
Online/distance

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