Please note: There may be price increases for 2023. The increased pricing will be reflected via the booking system for the 2023 sessions. Thank you for your understanding.

Learn how to uncover market opportunities and launch your very own business with the BSBSS00103 New Business Ventures Skill Set.

Delivered over an eight-week period, this course is offered online via Zoom, as teacher lead workshops via a structured timetable. This skillset develops the foundational skills to launch your own business, scale up your current micro business and identify business opportunities.
Learn how to uncover market opportunities and launch your very own business. This Skill Set focuses on how to develop a business plan worth investing in, financial plans for your new venture, how to allocate resources and understand where you fit in the market with research.

This Skill Set is appropriate for entrepreneurs and employees who are looking to innovate within their organisation.
If you don’t have the time to commit to a full qualification, this skill set is a great opportunity to help you juggle a busy life.
The units you will study are:
BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities
BSBESB302 Develop and present business proposals
BSBESB303 Organise finances for new business ventures
BSBESB304 Determine resource requirements for a new business venture

The units from this Skill Set can also be credited towards a full BSB30220 Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business qualification. And provides the opportunity to progress further to study the BSB40320 Certificate IV Entrepreneurship and New Business.

As part of your training, you will develop a comprehensive business plan to help you reach your goals.

The New Business Ventures Skill Set is undertaken as part of the Self-Employment Assistance Program that is funded by the Australian Federal Government.

For students who meet the criteria, this skillset has no tuition fee for students.


•be at least 15 years of age (or at least 18 years of age to access Small Business Coaching)
•be an Australian citizen, holder of a permanent visa, or a nominated Visa Holder (including a New Zealand Special Category Visa, Temporary Protection Visa Holder, and a Safe Haven Visa Holder)
•not be an undischarged bankrupt
•not already be in studying or working (or both) for more than 25 hours per week
•meet any additional eligibility criteria specific to the Self-Employment Assistance service you have chosen.
•Participants must be residing in the South-Eastern suburbs of Melbourne at time of commencing the training.
•Please note that Transcend are only contracted to provide support to participants in the South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula region.

•If you are already self-employed or have a business idea, contact us to discuss your eligibility and options.
For further information on the Self-Employment Assistance program visit

Timetable: Full time
9am – 5pm
Wednesday 11 January
Wednesday 18 January
Wednesday 25 January
Wednesday 1 February
Wednesday 8 February
Wednesday 15 February
Wednesday 22 February
Wednesday 1 March
Wednesday 8 March
Wednesday 15 March

Timetable Part-time
6 – 10pm
Thursday 12 January
Thursday 19 January
Thursday 2 February
Thursday 9 February
Thursday 16 February
Thursday 23 February
Thursday 2 March
Thursday 9 March
Thursday 16 March
Thursday 23 March
Thursday 30 March
Thursday 6 April
Thursday 13 April
Thursday 20 April
Thursday 27 April
Thursday 4 May
Thursday 11 May
Thursday 18 May

Delivery location: Zoom

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