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HIA-CSQ Small Business Program

HIA-CSQ Small Business Program

Given the important role that small businesses play in the growth of the regional economy, Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) and HIA are teaming up to deliver a Small Business Program, assisting these businesses to grow, survive and prosper.

With comprehensive resources and experienced instructors, there is a selection of three individual online workshops. They are designed to increase the capability and capacity of small construction businesses across all of Queensland and ensure their successful future. You can enrol in one topic for a specialised boost or enrol in all the workshops for the whole experience.

Sharpen your skills in these key areas:

  • Estimating and Quoting - A how to guide
  • Financial & Budgeting Skills - To build a financially sustainable small business
  • Negotiation & Conflict Management Skills - Why is this so important in your business 

Enquire to find out more Call us

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Who should enrol in the program?
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The program is designed for owners and key employees of small building and construction businesses (employing less than 20 staff) in Queensland. This includes contractors and admin/business support staff.

You do not need to be a HIA member to sign up, the program is open to anyone that meets the eligibility requirements.*

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How much does it cost?
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There is a student contribution of $40 per student with the remaining fees subsidised by CSQ. To be eligible for the subsidised training, participants must meet the Eligibility requirements*. See below

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How long will it take
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You can enrol in any of the workshops individually or attend all three topics. Each workshop is delivered over 3 hours. The courses are delivered through a virtual classroom format. This is the recommended experience, as you have consistent chances to engage with trainers.

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* Eligibility requirements
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  1. An owner of an Eligible Building and Construction Small Business; or
  2. an employee of an Eligible Building and Construction Small Business who is directly involved in the day to day running of the business and must be:
    • an Australian or New Zealand citizen; or
    • a permanent resident of Australia; or
    • a refugee and humanitarian visa holder and must:
      • permanently reside in Queensland; or
      • be permanently employed in Queensland.
Eligible Building and Construction Small Business means a business with 20 or less employees that conducts building and construction work in the Queensland Building and Construction Industry and is based in Queensland.

Building and Construction Industry has the same meaning as the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Services Leave) Act 1991 (Qld) as amended from time to time.
CSQ

What our students have to say

"I would highly recommend this course to anyone who is looking to create or grow their business."
Ryan, Kline Plumbing