BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management in small business

BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk requirements of small business, QBCC managerial course, trade contractor course. This course is a QBCC requirement if you want to apply for your trade contractor licence and invoice more than $3300.00 per job. Maximum number of 6 at any one time in the classroom.

Face to face training is available on two consecutive Saturdays once a month or Wednesday and Thursday 4.30pm-7.30pm over two weeks.

Class based training
Face to face training is held on consecutive Saturdays once a month with a 9am start and 4pm finish

Afternoon classes
Classes are held on consecutive Wednesdays and Thursdays of each week, starting at 4.30pm and finishing at 7.30pm.


On successful completion of the course you are awarded a statement of attainment which is sent to you in an email, generally within 3 days.

QBCC trade contractor licence

To find out more about the application process and technical qualifications required, go to

Class based training
Saturday and afternoon courses – enrol and pay online $200.00

Course fees are paid by bank transfer and are to be paid before a statement of attainment is issued.  See the refunds policy on page 18 of the student handbook.

We provide the workbook and assessment activities as well as tea, coffee, biscuits, water and hand sanitizer.

Course structure

  • Identifying legal requirements
  • Choosing a business structure
  • Sources of information
  • Legislative responsibilities of a business
  • Company obligations
  • Legislative requirements
  • The importance of maintaining compliance
  • Developing and implementing compliance systems
  • Taxation obligations
  • Maintaining records
  • Company records compliance
  • Identifying your contractual obligations
  • Sources of advice
  • Procuring products and services
  • Aquiring or leasing commercial premises
  • Business lease checklist
  • Commercial lease agreement
  • Identifying and treating risk
  • Insurance products
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