Whether you’re an Australian student or an international student studying and living in Australia, starting your own business is certainly something to aspire to if you want to be your own boss. It’s not for everyone, but working for yourself is very rewarding if you’re willing to put in the hard work to get your business off the ground. While you don’t need a degree, or even less formal qualifications, to start a business, having a thorough understanding of the business world and how it works will undoubtedly contribute to ensuring your business is successful.

Here’s why having a business certificate is the best way to start your new business.

Starting a Business

Depending on the nature of the business you want to start, there’s a lot you need to know to run it properly. As well as all the behind the scenes accounting and bookkeeping, there are the legalities, hiring the right people, marketing, inventory and customer service.

If you’re planning on being a sole trader and running a home business, it’s not as complicated. Still, basic business knowledge, especially the legal aspects like registering your business and understanding Australian tax requirements, will make it much easier for you.

A business with physical premises that sells goods or services to people is even more complicated. It’s advisable to invest your time and money in to an excellent business course before you start.

Certificate IV in Business

To start and run your own business, you’ll need at least a Certificate IV in Business, so you have the necessary skills and knowledge required. This business certificate will give you foundational skills in business technology, administration, business operations and marketing relevant to running a business in Australia.

Higher Level Business Courses

Of course, the more you know, the more proficient you’ll be at making a success of your new business. If you have theoretical business skills and knowledge already, you might want to consider a higher-level business course. The Diploma of Business, the Advanced Diploma of Business, and the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management will all help you develop your business management, people management and customer service skills.

Studying Business in Australia

You can also study your preferred advanced business courses after you’ve started your business. Doing so lets you use your new skills straight away and helps you learn and retain the material much better.

Business Courses in Australia

At The Eagle Academy, we aim to provide the very best courses in English, Business, Outdoor Recreation, Sport and Recreation, and Fitness for Australian and international students who want to pursue a career in the hospitality, tourism, sporting and personal training, and other business areas.

We’ve become well known for our friendly advice and service, and for providing all the assistance you need to study in Australia.

For more information about our range of courses, or to enrol online, fill out the form on our contact page. You can also request a free course information pack.

Our business courses are available at our Coolangatta Campus (Gold Coast), and our Spring Hill Campus (Brisbane) so phone or email the one that suits you for more information.