Small Business Growth Skill Set

Does your business have the key management skills for growth?
Do you want to get your business digital ready to transform your operations?
Do you want to maximise the personal productivity of key managers or key staff in your business?

Small Business Smarts! is a unique opportunity to participate in a learning and development program that will develop the capabilities of business owners or key staff to future proof and grow your business.  Subsidies available for ACT business owners or key staff*

*Please note that this is a subsidised program so please select ‘Tentative Enrolment’ at the final Billing step in the enrolment form 
  • Develop key business management skills to future proof your business.
  • Learn from experienced facilitators who will share their expertise in business and work closely with you to achieve your qualification.
  • Discover what other business owners and managers in the ACT are doing to grow their small business.
  • Directly improve business operations and performance by implementing developed practices as part of your assessment. 
  • Learn techniques and strategies from industry experts and guest speakers who share their business success stories with you.
  • Achieve a nationally recognised skill set (qualification).
  • Create a pathway to completing the Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB42515).

Units of Competency

Upon successful completion of the Small Business Growth Skill Set (BSBSS00087) you will achieve five nationally recognised units of competencies – Wisdom Learning RTO number 88062.
  • Plan small business growth BSBSMB416
  • Design a digital action plan for small business BSBSMB413
  • Monitor and manage small business operations BSBSMB405
  • Manage small business finances BSBSMB406
  • Time management for small business BSBSMB414.

These units of competency make up five (50%) of the required ten units for the Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB42515).

Wisdom will provide an opportunity for those participants who wish to complete the Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB42515) following their achievement of the Small Business Growth Skill Set. Completing the Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB42515) is not part of the funded program, additional fees will apply.

Entry requirements
This program is for owners or managers of an established small or micro business within the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) who want to grow and develop their business.

Training Subsidies

Skilled Capital 
*Please note that this is a subsidised program so please select 'Tentative Enrolment' at the final Billing step in the enrolment form. 

Eligible participants may be able to undertake this program under the Skilled Capital Program.

Eligible participants will be subsidised for the majority the program fee. (The standard program fee is $2,190). Under the Skilled Capital funding program, participants are required to contribute a small student fee towards the cost for the training program.
Participants are required to contribute $495 to the cost of this training and will receive a Completion Payment of $100 fromSkills Canberra upon successful completion of the program (achievement of the five units of competency).
Please note you will need to complete additional paperwork to confirm eligibility requirements and to access the Skill Capital Funding 

Skilled Capital is an ACT Government training initiative, funded by the ACT and the Australian Governments.’

Contact the Wisdom team for more information on eligibility for Skilled Capital funding on 02 6257 8588 or email

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