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Certificate III in Business Administration Medical

Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Business Administration Medical will start your career in medical administration. The course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge required for medical administration in doctors’ clinics, specialist rooms or hospitals.

Study a practical course to get you working

This qualification is designed to develop administrative and computing competencies, which will enable candidates to perform various tasks, such as organising schedules, spreadsheets, produce texts from audio transcription, and producing word processed business documents to an appropriate and skilled standard.

There is an opportunity to gain practical work experience through a two week placement program, which also has the potential to lead to real job opportunities for some of our students.

Learn from experienced teachers

Learn from industry-qualified and experienced teachers, who will guide and mentor you in medical administration. Melbourne Polytechnic educators are passionate and committed to providing clear career pathways.




Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

National Code

BSB31112

Campuses

PRESTON

Department

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE CENTRE

03 9269 1481

Duration

Full-time: 6 months
The Business Administration courses run two groups per year. Group 1 starts February - June, and Group 2 starts July - November.

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Find out more on fees and charges

Entrance Requirements

There are no mandatory requirements for entry to this course. The expectation is that successful applicants will possess the underpinning skills and have an educational level that enables achievement of the objectives. One way of attaining the required underpinning skills is through the successful completion of the Certificate II in Business.

Assessment Methods

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

Materials

Students will be required to purchase text books and notes. Book lists will be available upon enrolment.

Pathways to further study

After successfully achieving the Certificate III in Business Administration Medical, graduates wanting to advance their qualifications will have the underpinning skills necessary to undertake the Certificate IV in Health Administration or further qualifications in Business.

Career Pathways

Graduates seeking employment 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
  • receptionist
  • administration assistant

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July
  • Midyear

National Code

BSB31112

CRICOS Code

Duration

Full-time: 6 months
The Business Administration courses run two groups per year. Group 1 starts February - June, and Group 2 starts July - November.

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Assessment Methods

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

Fees

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Courses fees

Pathways to further study

After successfully achieving the Certificate III in Business Administration Medical, graduates wanting to advance their qualifications will have the underpinning skills necessary to undertake the Certificate IV in Health Administration or further qualifications in Business.

Career Pathways

Graduates seeking employment 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
  • receptionist
  • administration assistant

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.

Code Subjects Hours
BSBADM303B PRODUCE TEXTS FROM AUDIO TRANSCRIPTION 30
BSBADM307B ORGANISE SCHEDULES 15
BSBCUS301B DELIVER AND MONITOR A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS 35
BSBITU303A DESIGN AND PRODUCE TEXT DOCUMENTS 90
BSBITU304A PRODUCE SPREADSHEETS 35
BSBITU307A DEVELOP KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY 50
BSBMED301B INTERPRET AND APPLY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY APPROPRIATELY 60
BSBMED302B PREPARE AND PROCESS MEDICAL ACCOUNTS 30
BSBMED303B MAINTAIN PATIENT RECORDS 20
BSBMED305B APPLY THE PRINCIPLES OF CONFIDENTIALITY, PRIVACY AND SECURITY WITHIN THE MEDICAL ENVIRONMENT 20
BSBMED401B MANAGE PATIENT RECORD KEEPING SYSTEM 50
BSBWHS201A CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS 20
BSBWRT301A WRITE SIMPLE DOCUMENTS 30

Comments

  • - 384 days ago

    I am interested in Certificate III or IV in Business Administration Medical course, please advise dates, duration and cost. Thank you Dorothy

  • NMIT Staff - CD - 384 days ago

    Hi Dorothy, Our Course Enquiry Team will send you an email with course information. ^CD

  • - 375 days ago

    Hi, I am very interested in the certificate lll in business admin medical. Could you please advise the times that the classes are run? And costs as well? Also information on how to or see if eligible for any grants/reduction of fees etc for parents returning to work? Many thanks.

  • NMIT Staff - CD - 369 days ago

    Hi Larissa, For information on this course please contact the Business Enterprise Centre on 9269 1481 or email ua,ud1419168535e.tim1419168535n@ceb1419168535. ^CD

  • - 314 days ago

    Hi I am interested in doing certificate 3 in Medical Administration. But I'm not working and need a fee help to support my studies. I am aware of Australian Government which offer VET FEE-HELP loans for eligible student. I would like to have information about this and could you kindly advice me how should I proceed this. Thank you

  • NMIT Staff - CD - 307 days ago

    Hi Kamala, This course is a Certifictae level and therefore is not eligible for VET Fee HELP however we do have instalment payment plans available to assist with tuition fees. For information please contact the Business Enterprise Centre on 9269 1481 or email bec@nmit.edu.au. ^CD

  • - 232 days ago

    Could you please provide me with further information on this Cert 3 course (business admin medical). I need to know what the starting date is, and days and hours/times per week that I need to attend the course on-campus. Thankyou.

  • NMIT CEC - 185 days ago

    Hi Heather, Thank you for your interest in studying this course. Your enquiry has been sent to our friendly staff at the Business Enterprise Centre, alternatively you can contact them directly on 03 9269 1481. ^ ARG

  • - 116 days ago

    Hi, I'm interetsed to understand why your Certificate iii in Business Administration (medical) takes six months full time whereas the same course at Navitas takes 10 weeks to complete attending school 1 Saturday (over 10 weeks?)

  • NMIT CEC - 112 days ago

    Hi Georgia, to find out more please contact the Business Enterprise Centre directly on 03 9269 1481. ^ARG