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Financial Management and Budgeting

You might be a good painter, but if you don't understanding budgeting, financial forecasting or management, you won't make much money! This course is essential for anyone starting a painting business, who hasn't had training in financial management.

Topics covered include:

  • Budgeting
  • Financial forecasting
  • Calculating hourly rates
  • Interpreting financial reports

Know your numbers! Get to know why and how to control your cashflow. Get mentored and coached by painting business experts.

Presented by:

  • Nigel Gorman (Aussie Painters Network)
  • Jim Baker (Not Just a Painter)
  • Daniel Wurm (National Painting and Decorating Institute)


8 - 12 hours (flexible, just log-in and out whenever you want)

Maximum course duration is three months


On-line 24/7. All you need is a laptop with Excel spreadsheet software, and Google Chrome as your browser.

COST: $380

Only $80 for Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) eligible* Queensland residents

As a Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) registered training supplier, we provide training that is supported by CSQ funding.

*CSQ Eligible Participant means:

(a) An owner of an Eligible Building and Construction Small Business; or

(b) an employee of an Eligible Building and Construction Small Business who is directly involved in the day to day running of the business.

(c) an Australian or New Zealand citizen; or
(d) a permanent resident of Australia; or
(e) a refugee and humanitarian visa holder.

(f) permanently reside in Queensland; or
(g) 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.