Box Hill Business Enterprise Centre

Small Business & NEIS

We know that small business is actually a big deal! Small businesses account for a large part of the Australian economy, industry and workforce. Many of our students are either working in small business now or will be in the future.

Box Hill Business Enterprise Centre

We know that small business is actually a big deal! There are over two million businesses in Australia making up the backbone of our local economy, industry and workforce. Many of our students are either working in small business now or will be in the future.

Our Business Enterprise Centre provides training, mentoring and general business advice to small businesses in Melbourne and in the Goulburn Murray Region in Victoria.

We deliver:

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New Business Assistance with NEIS

New Enterprise Incentive Scheme

If you are keen to start your own business and if you are eligible, we can help you establish your own business through the New Business Assistance with NEIS.

In this scheme you will:

  • complete a nationally accredited qualification: BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business Operations
  • receive 39 weeks of income support (if eligible)
  • get Rental Assistance for up to 26 weeks (if eligible)
  • benefit from 12 months of mentoring from an experienced business mentor

New Business Assistance with NEIS is a government-funded program that assists eligible people set up viable small businesses. We are one of the largest providers of this program in Victoria and represent the Greater Melbourne Employment and Training Services (GRAMETS) consortium.

Learn more about NEIS

Exploring being my own boss

This is a short course for people who have a great business idea or a dream of being their own boss but don’t know where to begin.

Exploring Being Your Own Boss is a free program to eligible people. The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business fund the program and is delivered by the Box Hill Institute Business Enterprise Centre. If you participate, you’ll learn from experienced small business operators and trainers.

This ten-day course addresses the basics of how to establish your own small business. Through a series of workshops, you will gain the skills and confidence to turn your business idea into reality. We will support you to develop your business idea.

Learn more about the Exploring Being My Own Boss program