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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 and Hospitality

03 9269 1481

Duration

Full-time: 18 weeks
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

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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: 18 weeks
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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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