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Certificate III in Micro Business Operations


This course enables aspiring entrepreneurs to take the next step in getting their small business off the ground. You’ll explore business opportunities, develop a business plan and develop skills essential to running a small business, such as customer service, finance and marketing.

This nationally accredited qualification will also prepare you for roles as an independent contractor.

Who is it For?

This course is available to all students under the Smart and Skilled initiative of NSW State Training. To be eligible, you need to:

  • Be aged 15 or older
  • Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder
  • Live or work in NSW

Given the technical nature of this course, we recommend students have language, literacy and numeracy skills at a minimum of Year 10 level or equivalent to Certificate II level.

How it Works

This course is delivered online for up to 13 weeks, helping students stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and fit their study around other commitments.

You will need to complete 10 units of competency, including 5 core units and 5 elective units. Units cover topics such as developing a business proposal, managing finances and marketing.

Course Dates and Next Steps

If you are interested in attending this course, we have upcoming sessions at the below locations:

Online: Commencing on 28/01/2021

Online: Commencing on 01/02/2021

Online: Commencing on 08/02/2021

Online: Commencing on 01/03/2021

Online: Commencing on 18/03/2021

Online: Commencing on 29/03/2021

Interested in attending this course? To apply or to find out more call us on 1300 232 663 or register your interest below:

You can take all the above information with you to Centrelink or your employment consultant by downloading and printing the course factsheet below.

Are you interested in starting your own business?

NEIS (New Enterprise Incentive scheme) enables aspiring entrepreneurs to take the next step in getting their small business off the ground. Candidates will complete an 8-week training course in Certificate III in Micro Business Operations and our expert business coaches will help them scale their business idea for 12-months.

Looking for an MTC Australia Location?

Due to COVID 19, all of our programs are currently being delivered online or remotely and visits to our sites is only under exceptional circumstances. If you want to attend a site or speak to one of our staff, please call Customer Care on 1300 232 663.