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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:
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.
The Certificate III in Micro Business is an eight-week course (three days a week) covering:
In Melbourne, the training is held mainly at our Box Hill or CBD campuses. We also run training in Wodonga, Benalla, Echuca, and Shepparton. We provide regional training through a flexible, blended learning model that is responsive to local needs.
Once you complete the training, you will develop a Business Plan and a Financial Plan for a viable business.
You can participate in New Business Assistance with NEIS if you:
Recipients of certain Department of Human Services or Department of Veterans’ Affairs pensions may be able to remain on these payments while participating in New Business Assistance with NEIS.
Your proposed business must:
Dates and locations will be made available upon acceptance into the program.