Channel your passion for administration into the health sector and become a specialist in medical administration with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical).
With our focus on practical learning and industry-connected teachers, you’ll graduate with job-ready skills, including up-to-date skills in the software used in medical practices, PracSoft. You may even find your first job through your course work placement.
Contribute to the smooth running of a medical practice
This entry level program will develop your business skills in the specialised area of medical administration. You’ll learn the practical skills and knowledge required for medical administration in doctors’ clinics, specialists’ rooms and hospitals.
Our qualified and experienced teachers will guide and mentor you in medical administration.
You will have the essential skills and knowledge to gain employment in the medical industry in a diverse range of roles, including:
- medical receptionist
- ward clerk
- junior personal assistant
- administration assistant
For any additional information on the Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical), please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or by email.
DepartmentBusiness Management and Finance
Daytime classes over one semester
Class Schedule: *
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM
**Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsThere are no mandatory requirements for entry to this course. You are expected to possess the underpinning skills and have an educational level that will enable the achievement of the objectives. You may wish to consider completing the Certificate II in Business to develop these underpinning skills.
Assessment MethodsAssessment will be a combination of tests, practical exercises, case studies, demonstrations, observations, role plays, and assignments.
MaterialsYou will be required to purchase textbooks, with further details available at enrolment. Our trainers will provide additional materials. Students are expected to have access to a computer. Computers are available in our computer labs and library if you do not have a computer at home.
Pathways to further studySuccessful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in the Certificate IV in Business and the Diploma of Business
Career PathwaysYou will be able to build on the solid fundamentals learned in this program to develop your career in health administration
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBADM303||Produce texts from audio transcription||30|
|BSBFIA303||Process accounts payable and receivable||30|
|BSBITU302||CREATE ELECTRONIC PRESENTATIONS||20|
|BSBITU303||Design and produce text documents||90|
|BSBITU307||Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy||50|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately||60|
|BSBMED302||Prepare and process medical accounts||30|
|BSBMED303||Maintain patient records||20|
|BSBMED305||Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment||20|
|BSBMED401||Manage patient recordkeeping system||50|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others||20|
|BSBWRT301||Write simple documents||30|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.