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Business Administration (Medical)

Certificate III Of

Code: BSB30915

Overview

Campus

Preston, Epping

Campus

Preston

Duration

18 weeks full time / part time

Duration

18 weeks full time / part time

Next Intake

Midyear

Next Intake

February, July

Expand your career options with a dual qualification

Melbourne Polytechnic offers the unique opportunity for specialist knowledge of business administration in two sectors with our dual qualification Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)/Certificate III in Business Administration (Education). Starting with a solid base in administrative skills in the education industry, you can specialise further to contribute essential expertise to ensure day-to-day efficiency at medical practices. Very strong growth is predicted in the medical administration and support sector, with job opportunities to increase by 25% in the next five years - making it a great time to advance your administration qualification.

Learn essential skills on the latest technology

Melbourne Polytechnic’s unique offering focuses on practical learning and job-ready skills. Our industry-experienced teachers will train you in best practice for education and medical administration, including transferable skills, such as scheduling, digital document production, spreadsheets, record-keeping and more. You’ll also learn specialised medical administration skills, including medical terminology and how to use the latest versions of PracSoft, the software used in medical practices.

Generalise or specialise - the choice is yours

You’ll graduate from Melbourne Polytechnic’s dual qualification with the essential skills and knowledge to gain employment within administration in any sector, and with the specialised skills necessary for medical and education administration. You might work as a medical receptionist, a hospital ward clerk, a junior personal assistant, a receptionist, or an administration assistant. This unique qualification provides a solid foundation to develop your career in education or health administration.

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

You’ll graduate from Melbourne Polytechnic’s dual qualification with the essential skills and knowledge to gain employment within administration in any sector, and with the specialised skills necessary for medical and education administration.
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Receptionist
  • Computer Clerk
  • Ward Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant

Pathways

Successful completion will enable you to enrol in our BSB50215 Diploma of Business

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"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."

Course Details

Assessment Methods

Assessment will be a combination of tests, practical exercises, case studies, demonstrations, observations, role plays, and assignments

Units of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.

Units of Study
Code Subject Elective Hours
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations Core 20
BSBMED301 INTERPRET AND APPLY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY APPROPRIATELY Core 60
BSBWHS201 CONTRIBUTE TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS Core 20
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets Core 35
BSBCUS301 DELIVER AND MONITOR A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS Core 35
BSBMED302 PREPARE AND FOCUS MEDICAL ACCOUNTS Core 30
BSBITU307 DEVELOP KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY Core 50
BSBMED303 MAINTAIN PATIENT RECORDS Core 20
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents Core 90
BSBMED305 APPLY THE PRINCIPLES OF CONFIDENTIALITY, PRIVACY AND SECURITY WITHIN THE MEDICAL ENVIRONMENT Core 20
BSBADM405 ORGANISE MEETINGS Core 20
BSBMED401 MANAGE PATIENT RECORD KEEPING SYSTEM Core 50
BSBIND301 WORK EFFECTIVELY IN AN EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT Core 40
BSBWRT301 WRITE SIMPLE DOCUMENTS Core 30
PSPGEN021 CONTRIBUTE TO CONFLICT MANAGEMENT Core 30
ICTICT103 USE, COMMUNICATE AND SEARCH SECURELY ON THE INTERNET Core 50

Fees & Costs

Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.

To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.

Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.

Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.

After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Tuition Fees
$3100.00 - $5100.00
Estimated based on eligibility
Course Fees are only estimated. Find out what subsidies apply to you by contacting us.

Materials and Amenities cost

You 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.

Attend an Info Session 

Now’s the time to register for our information and enrolment sessions. We give you an in-depth look at your chosen area of study and a tour of our department facilities.

Requirements

  • There are no formal requirements for entry to this course

Next Steps

We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.

The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.

It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.

For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about TPPs here.

If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.

Application procedure