18 weeks full time / part time
18 weeks full time / part time
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.
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.
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.
"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."
Assessment will be a combination of tests, practical exercises, case studies, demonstrations, observations, role plays, and assignments
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|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|
|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|
Studying at Melbourne Polytechnic
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Melbourne Polytechnic has a large range of specialist training facilities in health and community, construction, hospitality, education and more.Specialist Training Facilities
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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.
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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.
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