Facilitate the smooth-running of a health facility as you support patients through trying times and empower healthcare professionals to do their best work. Develop real-world skills you can take into an existing practice or start your own health facility.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Manage your employer’s health billing and accounting systems
Review and communicate staff performance
Oversee budgets and finance plans
Communicate ethical and legal compliance
Observe risk management and work health and safety (WHS) requirements
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Skills to respond to client questions and concerns
Communicate legal and ethical compliance to medical staff and patients
Oversee a real healthcare organisation’s budgets and financial plans
Manage the smooth-running of your organisation, its staff, clients, appointments, meetings, resources and operations
Delegate tasks and roles to a range of staff from doctors to receptionists
Skills and knowledge to start your own business
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:
A Working with Children Check (WWCC)
A National Police Check
Vaccination and health screenings
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Prior or current employment in the healthcare industry
Confidence working on your own and unsupervised
Good customer service skills
Responsibility handling confidential client information
Empathy and patience when working with patients
Excellent quick-thinking multitasking skills
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Practice manager of a small to medium-sized health practice and Allied health manager
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Practice Management does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Diploma of Practice Management does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Practice Management qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 15 Units of competency, including 10 core and 5 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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