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 two-day 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).
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.
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.
Two-day 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.
|Equipment||To complete this course students must have a laptop/computer with Microsoft programs and Adobe Reader, and be able to confidently use it.|
If completing this course via ZOOM, we recommend you use multiple screens to enable you to watch the zoom course delivery on one screen (laptop or phone) and complete your assessment on another screen (laptop or computer).
Does your partner run the administrative side of your business? For just $75 extra, your partner can attend the course with you.
Full course price:
Funded course price:
^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.
|What to bring||Students will need to bring their own laptop/device to complete assessments during the course.|
|Outcome||Statement of Attainment|
BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
Candidates should be able to demonstrate a sufficient level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.|
Candidates should have a modern laptop (preferably windows based) with Microsoft programs and Adobe reader that can be used throughout the course for classwork and assessments.
Enrolments open, phone 1300 13 60 02 today!
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.
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 is $400 (GST exempt) (partner: $75). Check here to see if you're eligible for funding, or call us on 1300 13 60 02.
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: members & non-members
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.
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 funds to a maximum of $450 for apprentices for this course (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria).
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.
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What our students say
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