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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:
Due to the current situation with the COVID 19 spread, we have suspended our NEIS information sessions both at Box Hill Elgar campus and at our City campus at CAE until further notice.
There is a pre-recorded information session video that you can watch here.
Applications for NEIS training remains open.
Dates for 2020 will be released shortly.
These program dates and locations are subject to change due to expressions of interest.