This program is delivered over a period of 16 weeks.
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This program will suit anyone who is running a micro-business or would like to set up their own business.
The course will help students investigate micro-business opportunities, develop a micro business proposal,
organise finances for the micro business and comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro-business.
Each unit of study is nationally accredited and can provide a pathway into a full qualification.
Credit transfers and advanced standing
Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.
VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.
2023 course fee for students who are eligible for an NT Government supported place is $525.00, and for students who are not eligible is $1,500.00.
International VET Package
Why study at CDU?
Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.
- Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
- Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
- Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
- Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond
What will I study?
To achieve the vocational training program VTP373 - Start you own Business a total of four (4) units of competency must be completed as listed below.
Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed.
The total Nominal Hours for this training program is 150.
|Code||Module/Unit of Competency||Hours|
|Units of Competency|
|BSBESB301||Investigate business opportunities||25|
|BSBESB302||Develop and present business proposals||30|
|BSBESB303||Organise finances for new business ventures||50|
|BSBESB305||Address compliance requirements for new business ventures||45|
|Total nominal hours for the training program||150|
CDU Domestic Entry Requirements
To ensure you have the right skills and support to succeed in your course, a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) evaluation helps identify areas where you may need additional support to help you achieve your goals.
The people-first approach to flexibility and supportive learning environment at CDU meant I could find a balance with study, work and family life.
I genuinely believe Darwin is the land of opportunities if you leverage your strengths, abilities and skills.
This is a non-award course and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for nationally recognised units of competency successfully completed.
Location and study mode
Delivery is subject to sufficient demand and resources.
Locations: Alice Springs
Study Mode: On campus, online
Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.
|Email:Student.Central@cdu.edu.au. Phone: 1800 061 963 (free call).|
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How to apply
How to apply direct to CDU
Applications to CDU must be submitted online.
You will need a valid email address to create your online account.
Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.
There is no application fee when you apply online.
Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply
Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.
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