Business Loans for Tradies

Loans from $5,000 to $500,000+ FAST.

Your Best Mate in Business Loans. Apply 24/7 Australia Wide. Fast Approval & Funds in 48 hours*.

Fast Answers Fast Funding
Secured Unsecured
Bad Credit Startups as seen on

How Trade Loans works in 3 steps.

Apply For Pre-Approval

Quick mobile friendly form

Submit & Verify Info

Submit any supporting documentation you have

Recieve Funds

Once approved, you’ll have funds within 48 hours.

Most Popular Business Loan Purposes

Working Capital

Sometimes things can be going great but a lack of working capital can hold you back. Putting a Secured or Unsecured Business Loan to work for you during these times can get you moving much faster.

Purchase Stock

Do you carry stock as part of your business? Supplier credit limits or lack of supplier credit making your business clunky? Access the funds you need to have the stock you need on hand to run more smoothly.

Buy a Vehicle

Time for an upgrade? Whether you need funds for a new work ute, truck, van or car specialist tradie finance can get you on the road sooner. Bad credit and secured options mean something for every business.

Buy Equipment

Time for some new tools? a Cherry Picker? Bobcat? Lathe? What ever your equipment finance requirement we can connect you with the right business loan lender. Secure and unsecured options for equipment.

Buy or Develop Property

Do you have a commercial property transaction in progress and need funds until settlement? Or perhaps you are having trouble getting approved with the banks? Secured and Unsecured options for business property needs.

New Business Startup

Start-Up business loan approval can be challenging. If you have good credit some of our lenders offer unsecured start up loans, if you have credit problems security over a property or vehicle is generally needed (under finance OK)

Refurbish Premises

Workshop due for a face lift? Showroom looking dull? Access the capital you need to refurb and give your premises the make over it deserves. Whether you need to refurb your existing premises or fit out a new one, Let's talk.

Other Purpose Custom Loan

Do you have a custom loan requirement? Special circumstances? An Idea? Speak to us today. Our panel of lenders offer customised loan options to suit most circumstances and requirements. Let us help.

Why Choose Us

No need to move!

Applying for a business loan with Trade Loans is easy. We've put in the hard yards to make sure you can get your pre-approval on it's way from your mobile or tablet. Everything is easy to enter and takes around 10 mins.

Fast Settlements

Once your business loan is approved and any documents required returned your fund will generally be available in 48 hours, sometimes sooner. It's important to enter accurate details to ensure a speedy settlement.

No Sharks, No Surprises.

Have peace of mind that ll our business lenders are genuine Australian businesses registered with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission. All fees, charges and rates are made crystal clear in your offer.

No paperwork to apply

Getting a pre-approval is simple and all online. Once you complete your application we will submit it to various business lenders and aim to get you a pre-approval straight away. No paperwork is needed for this.

Search 12+ Lenders

Trade Loans has access to over a dozen non-bank lenders, increasing your chances of approval. Some lenders specialise in different business types so we'll match you with the right place to apply.

Help if you need it

If you get stuck, have questions or need to get in touch with your lender feel free to contact us anytime. We aim to reply within 3 hours 7 Days a Week. We're an online service but happy to call you if you need.

Need Help?

Let's Chat

Connecting with Trade Loans is easy. You can chat with us live on Facebook and we'll do our best to point you in the right direction. If you have questions for particular lenders we'll follow it up for you straight away.

Email us

If you prefer to email us you can do so at it's best not to include any personal information like your date of birth or address in your email, include a phone number and we'll call you.

Application status

If you haven't received your application status via email it is a good idea to check your SPAM folder first up. If you still can't find any correspondence shoot us an email at and we'll sort it out.


We're here to do good business and give everyone a fair go. If we've let you down or you are having problems let us know straight away. Likewise if we've helped you out we'd love to know.