Kickstart your Micro Farming Enterprise

Kickstart your Micro Farming Enterprise
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Micro Business Operations BSB30315.
  • Establish networks (BSBREL401)
  • Investigate micro business opportunities (BSBSMB301)
  • Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business (BSBSMB305)
  • Maintain financial records (BSBFIA301)
  • Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks (FSKDIG03)
  • Use strategies to plan simple workplace tasks (FSKLRG05)
  • Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems (FSKLRG09)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

About

This government subsidised short course delivers an introduction to a micro farming enterprise, planning and operation, providing students with the ability to start a small urban farm. This course will assist participants in learning how to undertake market analysis and design a marketing strategy (that includes using social media) and plan small business finances. Students are encouraged to develop an ‘elevator pitch’ – to develop their ability to express clearly what their business offers, and build confidence in presenting this to groups and individuals. The program develops practical and theoretical financial, marketing and customer relationships knowledge and skills. Covering 4 units of competency from the BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business Operations full qualification that includes topics such as finance, compliance and networking. The program provides students with constructive feedback in a supportive environment on the establishment of and management of a micro farming business. Assessments are worked through progressively in the classroom and students are required to also complete structured home study and work based projects. This course has an $80 resource fee payable at the time of enrolment.

You Will Learn To

  • Have a good understanding of business legal and risk implications for a micro business
  • Be able to plan and maintain micro business finances
  • Be able to build and maintain relationships with networking
  • Determine which resources your business requires to operate successfully
  • Identify and determine the viability of a micro business idea

Topics covered

The 4 units of competency from the BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business Operations full qualification include:

  • BSBSMB301 – Investigate micro business opportunities
  • BSBREL401 – Establish Networks
  • BSBSMB305 – Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business
  • BSBFIA301 – Maintain Financial Records

Course costs

  • Course is fully subsidised but students are required to pay an $80 resource fee (full fee would usually be $1200)
  • Eligibility criteria apply call us for more details on 02 6684 3374
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Governement

Entry Requirements

  • No previous experience or knowledge is required
  • Students must be at least 17 years of age to enrol

Course Length, Dates & Hours

  • One day a week in class sessions: 9 am – 3.30pm
  • Course runs over 9 weeks
  • Additional: One day of home study per week
  • Held at the Mullumbimby Campus

Student Policies and Procedures

See Student Handbook

USI

From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.