Learn and Lead through our Training & Development.

Every year, the SBA organises training courses for small business persons to better equip them to manage their businesses.

Training can take the form of classroom sessions, technology based training, seminars and clinics.

The SBA regularly offers courses in:

•    Basic Accounting
•    Marketing for Small Businesses
•    Microsoft Office
•    QuickBooks (basic to advance)
•    Small Business Management
•    Supervisory Management
•    Maximising Social Media for Small Business
•    Strategic Planning For Small Business
•    Personal Financial Planning

Competency-Based Training

The SBA facilitates the administration of training for small business owners and managers in the occupational area, Developing a New or Existing Business Enterprise Level 3. This programme forms part of the Competency-Based Training fund cycle of projects and participants attain the National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) in this area. The NVQ is awarded by the Technical Vocational and Educational Training Council, will enhance the competency of business owners while strengthening the marketability of the firm as the qualification is accepted within the region and internationally. Through this initiative, the SBA aims to build the capacity of its members and enhance their competitiveness for the domestic and export markets.

Training Schedule

Our new training series begins November 2018.  All courses run for six (6) weeks


Courses being offered include:

QuickBooks Basic
Start date: November 7th, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

How to Develop and Market a Small Business
Start date: November 7th, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm-7:00 pm


Course Fee
Members: Starting at $95.00 for basic courses
Non-members: Starting at $125.00 for basic courses