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.

Our face-to-face courses are temporarily unavailable, however check out our new livestream courses!

NEW: We now have livestream online interactive courses available on select dates! So what are you waiting for? Look for 'LIVESTREAM' courses under 'Upcoming Dates' for our One-Day Accelerated Course.

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.

  • Our new livestream interactive sessions make 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

We now have select dates available for livestream online workshops! Now's the perfect time to enrol, join us for our livestream and get qualified fast.

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.

NOTE: Our one-day accelerated face-to-face course in selected regions throughout Queensland is temporarily unavailable.

Check out the course details and look for 'LIVESTREAM' courses under one-day accelerated course 'Upcoming Dates'.

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 (temporarily unavailable); 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 free) (partner: $75)
  • Funded student price: $100 (GST free)^
  • Fee FREE for current active apprentices, cancelled apprentices or those that completed an apprenticeship less than a year ago.^

^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 $360 for this qualification (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria).

Call 1300 13 60 02 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: FEE-FREE 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.

Two-day course

Our two-day face-to-face course is temporarily unavailable.
However, check out our NEW  'LIVESTREAM' courses under the One-Day accelerated course 'Upcoming Dates'.

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.

Two-day course details

Duration Two days
Delivery Face-to-face learning, self-paced learning (temporarily unavailable )
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: $410 (GST free) (partner: $75)
  • Funded student price: $50 (GST free)^
  • Fee FREE for current active apprentices, cancelled apprentices or those that completed an apprenticeship less than a year ago.^

^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 $360 for this qualification (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria).

Call 1300 13 60 02 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.

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 $410 (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 $50 (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 $50 (GST free). 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: FEE-FREE for current active apprentices, cancelled apprentices or those that completed an apprenticeship less than one (1) 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 $50 (GST exempt). CSQ funds to a maximum of $360 for this qualification (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria).


Terms & conditions

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

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