BSBSMB306 - Plan a home based business

Unit code: BSBSMB306 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Park


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to employ useful strategies to set up a business from home. It applies to individuals who are establishing or operating a micro business providing self-employment.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following performance criteria:

  • identify practical requirements of running a home based business, including calculation of costs;
  • plan suitable workspace;
  • preparing concept plan for possible modifications to structure of building;
  • obtaining relevant approvals from external sources;
  • following required legislation;
  • implement procedures and protocols to ensure home based business runs smoothly;
  • creating work schedule. and;
  • identifying and establishing contingency plans for areas of possible conflict.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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