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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)

  • National Course Code: BSB31115
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB31115-01V03-21WLG-025

Location – Wollongong

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

30 Hours per week

Duration

18 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This course is superseded.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 to have pre-existing technology skills to access and navigate the internet and be able to create, open and save electronic files, language and literacy skills to interpret technical language and pronounce complex and specific words correctly, numeracy skills to do basic mathematical calculations and interpret sequential numerical information when dealing with fees and processing medical accounts.

You need to complete 13 units, BSBWHS201 and BSBITU307 and 11 electives which have been pre-selected after consultation with industry to ascertain the skills and knowledge required for the job role.

The expectation is that by enrolling in this qualification you commit to the time frame in which the qualification is being delivered. The proposed study schedule will be discussed and an individual training plan will be established. Should you fall behind your agreed schedule you will be required to complete additional work and learning outside scheduled class time.

Discover the skills you need for the job you want at the TAFE NSW Information Sessions, 21-25 June 2021.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 12 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including independent study, research, preparation of assessment tasks, learning support and online learning.

A component of this course will be delivered via connected classroom. This is just like a regular classroom, but teachers and students use the latest video conferencing technologies. Your teacher can be in one TAFE location, and you can join the class from another TAFE location using video conferencing equipment or a mobile device. You will be able to see and talk to your teacher and other students as though they were in the room with you. You will also have access to support to meet your learning needs.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course is designed for people who need to learn hands-on medical administration, computing, customer service and communication skills in order to gain employment in a medical administration support role, or to go on to study either business administration or medical practice management at higher levels.

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE

There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.

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

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.30am to 4.00pm. 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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

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
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
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.

Course Location

Wollongong
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

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