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 short 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 a two-day standard course in most regions throughout Queensland and one-day accelerated course in selected regions.

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.

  • Our trainers are recognised experts in their field
  • We have a reputation for delivering superior outcomes – often exceeding industry standards.
  • We focus on face-to-face training because we know more one-on-one time with teachers means our students gain a greater depth of knowledge.
  • Students who find it hard to get to one of our nine training centres benefit from the flexibility of distance learning.

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

We offer our one-day accelerated face-to-face course in selected regions throughout Queensland.
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.

Check out the course details and upcoming dates below.

One-day accelerated course details

Only available in selected regions - see upcoming locations and dates below in 'Upcoming dates'.

Enrolments open, phone 1300 13 60 02 today!

Duration One day
Delivery Face-to-face learning, self-paced learning
Cost
  • Member full price: $465 (GST free) (partner: $75)
  • Non-member full price: $465 (GST free) (partner: $75)
  • Funded student price: $100 (GST free)^

^CSQ funding is currently available (subject to eligibility criteria), reducing the cost of the course to just $100 (GST free).  CSQ funds to a maximum of $365 for this qualification (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria).

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!


Two-day course

We offer our two-day face-to-face course in various regions throughout Queensland.
Our trainers are second-to-none, ensuring you get the best quality training in an easy-to-learn environment from experts who have gone before you.

Check out the course details and upcoming dates below.

Two-day course details

Duration Two days
Delivery Face-to-face learning, self-paced learning
Cost
  • Member full price: $415 (GST free) (partner: $75)
  • Non-member full price: $415 (GST free) (partner: $75)
  • Funded student price: $50 (GST free)^

^CSQ funding is currently available (subject to eligibility criteria), reducing the cost of the course to just $50 (GST free). CSQ funds to a maximum of $365 for this qualification (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria).

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.

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Terms & conditions

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

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