Business Management for Trade Contractors

Need your Trade Contractor licence?

The Business Management Course for Trade Contractors is for all individuals needing to apply for a QBCC Trade Contractors licence. This includes newly graduated apprentices and experienced tradies looking to step up their game and start their own business.

This one-day accelerated training course provides the managerial skills and knowledge required to set up and run a successful trade contractor business and apply for a Trade Contractor licence with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

We have face-to-face short courses in selected regions as well as livestream courses online so you can learn from anywhere in Queensland.

So what are you waiting for? Check out our upcoming course dates below.

Does your partner run the administrative side of your business? We have an amazing offer of just $75 for partners who attend together with the enrolled student. See 'Course Details' for details.

For funding information, see Course Details below or contact us (eligibility applies).

Phone 1300 13 60 02 Enquire now

Why enrol?

Our Business Management for Trade Contractors course has been designed and developed in consultation with industry leaders, so you can be confident what you’re learning is relevant.

  • As well as our face-to-face courses in select Queensland locations, we also have livestream interactive sessions making it easy for you to get study from wherever you are with an internet connection on a compatible device
  • Our trainers are recognised experts in their field
  • We have a reputation for delivering superior outcomes – often exceeding industry standards.

We offer more than just training. Our courses are open to everyone, but our members enjoy the added value of ongoing support when applying for licenses, as well as help with career planning and value pricing.

Course outline

Our Business Management for Trade Contractors course covers:

  • Business structures
  • Planning and marketing
  • Business name registration
  • Obligations and licenses
  • Business finance
  • Insurance and contracts
  • Compliance management
  • Communication and marketing
  • Accounting and taxation
  • Job costing.

One-day accelerated course details

Choose from one of our face-to-face courses in select Queensland locations or book into one of our livestream online workshops! 

Learn from industry experts as we power-through the course, getting you equipped and qualified to apply for your Trade Contractor's licence with the QBCC.

Duration One day
Delivery
  • Face-to-face learning (select locations), self-paced learning; or
  • Livestream online interactive workshops now available - select dates - see 'Upcoming Dates'
Cost

Does your partner run the administrative side of your business? For just $75 extra, your partner can attend the course with you.

  • Full price: $460 (GST exempt) (partner: $75)
  • Funded price: $100 (GST exempt)^
  • Fully subsidised for current active apprentices, cancelled apprentices or those that completed an apprenticeship less than a year ago.^

^CSQ funds to a maximum of $360 for eligible participants and $450 for eligible apprentices (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria). Click here for more information or call 1300 136 002 to check your eligibility and to enrol.

Outcome Statement of Attainment
Course code

BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

Eligibility Candidates should be able to demonstrate a sufficient level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Enrolments open, phone 1300 13 60 02 today!


Upcoming dates

Choose a date and venue that suits you by choosing whether you're eligible for a fully funded option or can take advantage of our member price. Not sure which to choose or no dates that suit? Give us a call on 1300 13 60 02 for assistance or to register your interest for the next course date in your area.

Non-funded

Only available in selected regions. If you are not eligible for funding, choose from the below course options to book. The full price for both members and non-members is $460 (GST exempt) (partner: $75). Check here to see if you're eligible for funding, or call us on 1300 13 60 02.

Funded

If you are eligible for funding, choose from the below course options to book. The funded price for both members and non-members is $100 (GST exempt)^. Check here to see if you're eligible for funding, or call us on 1300 13 60 02.

^CSQ funding is currently available (subject to eligibility criteria), reducing the cost of the course to just $100 (GST exempt). CSQ funds to a maximum of $360 for this qualification.

Funded: apprentice

The below course options are for eligible students who qualify for the following: Fully subsidised for current active apprentices, cancelled apprentices or those that completed an apprenticeship less than a year ago^. Check here to see if you're eligible for funding, or call us on 1300 13 60 02.

^CSQ funding is currently available (subject to eligibility criteria), reducing the cost of the course to just $100 (GST exempt). CSQ funds to a maximum of $360 for this qualification (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria).

Partner

The one-day accelerated course is only available in selected regions. If you have booked your place and wish to also book your partner into the same course for just $75 (GST exempt), choose from the below course options to book them in. Partners do not complete assessment or receive the statement of attainment for the unit. Have a question? Call us on 1300 13 60 02.


Terms & conditions

Please read Master Builders training and licensing policies and Student Handbook prior to enrolment.

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