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Free Small Business Coaching by Asuria's Self-Employment Assistance Program

What you'll learn

Sydney Community College, in partnership with Asuria, is delighted to introduce an exciting opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. 

The program, delivered by Asuria, is free of charge and designed to empower individuals to get their businesses off the ground and running.

Unlock Your Business Potential with Expert Small Business Coaching

Embark on a transformative journey towards business success with Small Business Coaching. Tailored to meet the unique needs of each participant, this program offers 12 months of personalised mentorship from seasoned Asuria Business Mentors. These mentors are not just guides; they are industry veterans who have navigated the complex terrain of business and emerged successful. They are now dedicated to sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience to set you up for success.

A Comprehensive Suite of Benefits at No Cost

  • Expert Guidance: Receive up to 12 months of one-on-one mentoring from our expert Asuria Business Mentors. They are here to support, advise, and guide you through every stage of your business journey.
  • Skill Development: Gain vital skills and insights to manage and grow your business effectively. From problem-solving strategies to risk management and strategic planning, the program covers all bases.
  • Financial Support: Eligible participants can receive an allowance for up to 39 weeks and rental assistance for up to 26 weeks, helping alleviate financial pressures as you focus on your business. Additionally, eligible participants can access up to $300 to cover start-up costs such as business insurance.
  • Accredited Small Business Training: Achieve an accredited qualification with flexible learning options tailored to your busy schedule, ensuring you have the knowledge and credentials to succeed.

Who Can Benefit?

Whether you're nurturing a fledgling business idea or aiming to elevate an existing small business, this program is designed for you. If you're dreaming of entrepreneurial success, we're here to help you turn those dreams into reality.

How to Apply

Taking the first step is easy. Register your interest by selecting the Apply Now button on this page and provide your details through our straightforward online application. A dedicated Asuria Business Mentor will reach out to discuss how the program can align with your business goals.

Why Choose Small Business Coaching?

  • Over 400 Years of Combined Experience: The program's Business Mentors bring over 400 years of combined experience in running successful businesses across more than 40 industries.
  • Comprehensive Support: From self-employment workshops to business health checks and personalised coaching, the program offers a holistic support system for up to 12 months.
  • Local Service Delivery: Access the administration and services team, including locally based coordinators, Business Mentors, and trainers, ensuring you have the support you need, when you need it.

Sydney Community College and Asuria are committed to fostering a vibrant community of successful entrepreneurs and small business owners. By participating in the Small Business Coaching program, as part of Asuria’s Self-Employment Assistance program, you're not just starting a business; you're embarking on a journey of personal and professional growth.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Self-Employment Assistance Program? The Self-Employment Assistance Program, in collaboration between Sydney Community College and Asuria, is designed to support aspiring and current small business owners. Through this program, participants can access free Small Business Coaching, expert mentorship, financial assistance, and training resources to help launch and grow their businesses successfully.
  • Who can apply for Small Business Coaching? Individuals with a business idea or those who currently own a small business (up to 4 employees) may be eligible for the program. The initiative aims to support entrepreneurs at various stages of their business journey, from concept to operational stages.
  • What does Small Business Coaching include? The coaching offers 12 months of personalised guidance from experienced Asuria Business Mentors, skill development, problem-solving strategies, strategic business insights, risk management advice, and adherence to business plans. Additional benefits include financial assistance for start-up costs and living expenses for eligible participants.
  • How do I know if I am eligible for the program? Eligibility depends on various factors, including your business idea, stage of development, and personal circumstances. To find out if you are eligible, register your interest through the provided link, and an Asuria Business Mentor will contact you to discuss your situation and how the program can benefit you.
  • How can I apply for the Self-Employment Assistance Program? You can register your interest by selecting the Apply Now button on this page. You'll be asked to provide your first name, last name, email address, phone number, and postcode, as well as answer a few basic questions, and an Asuria Business Mentor will reach out to you.
  • What financial assistance is available through the program? Eligible participants can receive up to $300 for business start-up costs, an allowance for up to 39 weeks, and rental assistance for up to 26 weeks. These benefits are designed to support entrepreneurs as they establish and grow their businesses.
  • Are there any qualifications or training provided? Yes, the program offers the opportunity to achieve an accredited qualification in small business management at no cost. Participants will have access to flexible and free learning options to ensure they can succeed in their small business goals without compromising their ongoing business activities.
  • How are the Asuria Business Mentors selected? Asuria’s Business Mentors are highly experienced entrepreneurs who have successfully run their own businesses across various industries. They are selected based on their extensive practical experience, ability to mentor emerging entrepreneurs, and their passion for sharing knowledge.
  • Can I participate in the program if I live outside of Sydney? While the program aims to provide localised service delivery, including locally based coordinators and mentors, individuals living outside Sydney are encouraged to inquire about their eligibility and the possibility of remote mentoring.
  • Who can I contact for more information? For more information about Asuria’s Self-Employment Assistance Program and Small Business Coaching, please call 1800 773 338. The team is ready to answer your questions and help you navigate the application process.

Empowering Entrepreneurs: The Asuria and Sydney Community College Partnership

Asuria, renowned for its commitment to fostering self-employment and entrepreneurial success, pairs its extensive expertise in business mentorship and employment services with Sydney Community College, an institution celebrated for its diverse and impactful educational offerings. This partnership symbolises a shared vision of empowering individuals to transform their entrepreneurial dreams into reality. By combining Asuria's deep understanding of the challenges and triumphs of self-employment with Sydney Community College's rich educational resources and community-centric approach, this collaboration not only provides unparalleled Small Business Coaching and Self-Employment Assistance but also cultivates a nurturing ecosystem where aspiring entrepreneurs in Sydney can thrive. Together, Asuria and Sydney Community College are setting a new standard for support and success in the small business sector, offering a comprehensive program that addresses the needs of today's and tomorrow's entrepreneurs.


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