Course Start Date
02 Feb 2021
29 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
Complete the nationally accredited Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) to specialise your administration career as a medical Receptionist, clinic administrator, nursing administrator, medical records officer. Work in medical and allied health practices, private surgeries and hospitals.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course work, you will build skills in:
- Working in a medical environment
- A medical software program called Pracsoft
- Managing competing priorities
- Creating spreadsheets and managing documents
- Touch typing and keyboard skills
- Supporting a team in an office environment
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal qualities that will help you get ahead in this field:
- 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 will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- Skills that can be used in any industry
- A strong foundation to continue your studies
- Medical Receptionist
- Clinic administrator
- Nursing administrator
- Medical Records Officer
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your studies further with:
- Certificate IV in Business Administration
- Diploma of Business Administration
- Certificate IV in Business
- Diploma of Business
- Diploma of Practice Management
- Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees
Administrative assistants and support workers are employed in practically every industry, including schools, hospitals, government agencies, legal offices, digital and media agencies and more. This is a career choice with endless opportunities for employment and professional growth.
This course is superseded.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.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Tuesday, 8th December 2020
Time: 11:00am to 6:30pm
Location: TAFE NSW Wetherill Park, Building Q, Level 1, Room Q1.3
Date: Wednesday, 20th January 2021 OR Thursday 21st & 28th January 2021
Time: 11:00am to 6:30pm
Location: TAFE NSW Wetherill Park, Building Q, Level 1, Room Q1.3
This is a full-time, blended delivery 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 8 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research, assignment preparation, reading, watching video clips and discussion groups.
In addition to the face to face classes, a two hour tutorial session is available for all learners each week via an MS Teams connected delivery for the medical units. This is organised with the students once classes commence.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This Training and Assessment Strategy is designed for new entrant career starters who need to learn hands-on computing, medical administration and communications skills in order to gain employment in a medical business administration support role, or to go on to study business administration or health administration at higher levels.
The target group of students have chosen to complete this qualification through face to face classes and support through the TAFE NSW campus. The cohort of learners who undertake this course will be represented by a wide variety of ethnic groups and a broad age range. Most students will have an intermediate level of literacy and the capacity to work independently. This TAS is aimed at individuals with intermediate digital literacy.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural 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
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled for 3 days per week - Wednesday Thursday and Friday between 9:00am to 3:30pm.
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?
An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the first date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable.
If you have any further questions, please contact us on 13 7974.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- you will be required to supply your own USB
- Electronic copies of Course Manuals are provided and students may wish to print these at their own expense. Course Manuals are NOT to be printed at TAFE NSW unless paid by the Student in the Library.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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 13 79 74.
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|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|BSBITU307||Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy|
|BSBCUS301||Deliver and monitor a service to customers|
|BSBITU313||Design and produce digital text documents|
|BSBWRT301||Write simple documents|
|BSBMED303||Maintain patient records|
|BSBMED304||Assist in controlling stocks and supplies|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|BSBMED302||Prepare and process medical accounts|
|BSBMED305||Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment|
|BSBITU309||Produce desktop published documents|
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