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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)

  • National Course Code: BSB31115
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB31115-01V03-21WCN-001

Western NSW multiple locations: Connected

Armidale, Bathurst, Bourke, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Boggabilla, Coonabarabran, Coomealla, Cobar, Condobolin, Coonamble, Cowra, Dubbo, Dunedoo, Forbes, Glen Innes, Gunnedah, Gilgandra, Grenfell, Inverell, Lake Cargelligo, Lightning Ridge, Lithgow, Moree, Menindee, Mudgee, Narrabri, Nyngan, Orange, Parkes, Quirindi CLC, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Walgett, Warren, Wellington, Wilcannia

Attendance

Variable

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

13.7 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) equips you with the skills to specialise your career as a medical receptionist, clinic administrator, nursing administrator, or medical records officer in practices, private surgeries and hospitals.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Work and support a team in a medical environment
  • Use Pracsoft, a medical software program
  • Manage competing priorities
  • Create spreadsheets and manage documents
  • Touch type with advanced keyboard skills

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Build your confidence in engaging with colleagues and patients
  • Switch on your drive and self-motivation
  • Work collaboratively and independently
  • Develop your written and verbal communication style

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • Skills that can be used in a variety of industries
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Medical receptionist
  • Clinic administrator
  • Nursing administrator
  • Medical records officer

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate IV and Diploma in Business Administration
  • Certificate IV and Diploma in Business
  • Diploma of Practice Management
  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol today.

** Traineeship**

TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the medical administration industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Experience using different computer software programs like the Microsoft Office suite or similar, to create and save files
  • Typing skills
  • A good understanding of workplace expectations and practices
  • Communication and collaboration skills with a desire to develop these further

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need a pen, paper and USB. Also, appropriate digital technology to be able to access internet and use software.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a blended flexible course. You will need to attend approximately 3.3 hours of class, over 1 days a week, for 1 year. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10.4 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 3.4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research and assignment preparation.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who want to develop skills in a medical office environment. It is an ideal course for job seekers, school leavers and career changers to assist them in gaining a qualification to apply for positions in the fields of medical reception and medical office administration.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Blended learning provides students with access to a wide range of courses and training opportunities from a local TAFE NSW campus or from home.

Blended learning combines online, web/video conferencing, and workshops including:

Online
Study using the TAFE Digital online learning platform.

Connected learning on campus
Connected learning enables you to attend your nearest TAFE NSW campus to participate in scheduled video conference classes with your teacher and other students located around the state.

Mobile training units
Mobile training units can be mobilised across many TAFE NSW locations and enable you to access teachers and specialised equipment and resources required on training days.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBADM307 Organise schedules
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBMED302 Prepare and process medical accounts
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
BSBMED304 Assist in controlling stocks and supplies
BSBMED305 Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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