Start Your Own Business
The Free Exploring Self-Employment Workshops are designed to give you an understanding of entrepreneurship and self-employment to support those that have a business idea or dream of being their own boss.
These free workshops are fully funded by the Department of Employment & Workplace Relations and will cover 6 key topics to give you an appreciation of how to start your own business and whether entrepreneurship is a viable career path for you. On completion of the workshop if you would like to start your own business we can then assist you on the Self-Employment Assistance Program.
The workshops run 6 days over 2 weeks and we have availability for courses starting each month! You can register easily online by clicking on apply now below and we will be back in touch with the next available workshop date. We also run these workshops online. You can enroll anytime with online courses starting each month.
To be eligible you must be unemployed or under-employed i.e. working less than 25 hours per week and not in full-time study.
The 6 topics that are covered in the workshop are:
- Getting Started
- Business Idea Generation & Validation
- Start-up Essentials
- Brand & Marketing
- Going Digital
- Making the Sale