New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4)

Qualification code NZ2457

This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to establish, operate, grow and sustain your small business in a bi- and multi-cultural environment. You’ll study business planning and monitoring your performance against the plan, customer service and managing the money, marketing, technology and staff side of your small business.

  • Level 4  
    Credits 60 
  • Workload

    For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. This may be higher near assessment due dates.

  • Study type Open  
  • Cost $420 NZ Domestic

    Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility

For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.

What you will learn

When you achieve this qualification, you will know how to:

  • develop a business plan
  • manage your staff, finances and marketing activities
  • build effective relationships with your customers and other stakeholders
  • operate within the legal and regulatory environment
  • grow your business.

Career opportunities

This qualification will enable you to improve the performance of your own small business.

Key dates

Our open courses are open for enrolment every month. Each open course starts on the first Monday of the month you choose for enrolment. You must complete your study within the given start and end dates.

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Assessment and exam

Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.

Information about assessment and exams

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