ETC Business Services
ETC Business Services can provide you with guidance, networking and mentoring opportunities. Our services are designed to assist start-up, as well as established businesses looking to grow, develop or improve management and operating processes.
Events and Workshops
As part of our Business Services ETC offers a range of workshops covering a variety of contemporary business topics including:
- Digital marketing
- Email marketing
- Google My Business
- Etsy – an online seller platform
- New Biz for Entrepreneurs
Australian Small Business Advisory Service (ASBAS) Program
ETC provides low cost support for small business, under the Australian Government funded ASBAS program, through face-to-face business advisory consultations, business skills training workshops, online business tools and resources and innovative partnership initiatives. We assist business people address gaps in their management skills and support them to set goals and action plans to improve competitiveness, performance, innovation and profit.
Locations – NSW Mid North Coast
New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) Program
NEIS assists eligible job seekers interested in establishing a small business with accredited small business management training (Certificate III in Micro Business Operations), assistance with the development of a business plan and ongoing mentoring support for 12 months.
Locations – NSW Mid North Coast; NSW North Coast
Aboriginal Enterprise Development Officer (AEDO) Program
The AEDO Program is a free program for Aboriginal people considering starting up their own business or expanding their current business.
ETC’s Aboriginal Business Advisors can provide advice, support and referral services including:
- Helping clients start a small business
- Assisting in the development of a business plan
- Arranging accredited small business training
- Providing information on financial management
- Providing ongoing mentoring support once a business is up and running
- Providing information on how to apply for funding
Locations – NSW North Coast
For further information contact ETC’s AEDO Aboriginal Business Advisor on 1800 007 400.
Partnerships and Resources
Business Enterprise Centre (BEC)
Did you know there are over 100 Business Enterprise Centres in key locations across Australia?
BEC Australia consists of over 100 members and associate members located around Australia. Each is an independent organisation which has chosen to take advantage of the benefits that membership to BEC Australia brings.
Need Funding or Finance?
Since 2007, the NAB has been providing unsecured business loans of between $500 and $20,000 for people on low incomes. It’s part of their microfinance program to address financial exclusion. The NAB Microenterprise Loans can be accessed through the NEIS program, Business Enterprise Centres and Indigenous Business Australia services.
ETC BusinessLeaders Networking Events
The Vision of ETC BusinessLeaders is to offer exceptional and dynamic B2B networking and business skills development, offering leading-edge business support to ensure a sustainable future.