Your options to complete the new small business unit

Written on the 12 March 2024 by SAFCA

This is a nationally recognised unit of competency that assists students (including practicing financial counsellors and rural financial counsellors) to gain the knowledge and skills to work as a financial counsellor with clients that operate a small business.

This is a new unit in the Diploma of Financial Counselling. It provides the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify the structure and current financial position of a small business and to use this information when providing information and advice as part of the delivery of financial counselling services to a client with a small business.

TAFE SA – Short course – semester 1 2024

TAFE SA will run two short courses in semester 1 2024.

  • 4-day course: Tuesdays March 19 – April 9. Online, 9.30 am – 3.30 pm each day
  • 8-evening course: Tuesdays April 30 – June 18. Online, 6 – 8.30pm

This course is an interactive way to develop skills to work with small business in the financial counselling context. It is designed for existing financial counsellors with a Diploma of Financial Counselling qualification. Cost is $650 per person (based on achieving minimum numbers). 

For further information contact:

ICAN Learn

Enrolments for the 22 April intake are now open – click HERE to enroll.

Course Duration: 2 weeks (plus 4 weeks for assessments), cost is $400 per person.
Classes will be held 6.30-8.30 pm (AEST) over three Monday nights, starting 22 April 2024.

Please email for any questions about the unit or to express your interest.

Eva Burrows

2024 Enrolment Intakes: Anytime from 2 February to 30 November.

Cost is $300 AUD per person, which includes all learning and assessment resources, online support and assessment services for a period of three months.

This is an online, self-directed course delivered via our online portal, Booth Online. You will have a maximum of three months from enrolment to complete this course.

Read more here.



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