Course Start Date
5 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting helps you change peoples lives as a medical practice assistant. Develop a unique mix of administrative and clinical skills highly sought-after among general and specialist practices.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
- Perform electrocardiography
- Take clinical measurements
- Handle medical specimens
- Set up clinical observations for registered nurses
- Prepare medical accounts and manage front desks
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A passion for helping others
- Excellent communication
- Collaboration and teamwork skills
- Calmness under pressure
- A love for fast paced work and multitasking
- Conflict-management skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- A First Aid Certificate
- Medical practice assistant
- Medical secretary
- Medical receptionist
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Practice Management
- Diploma of Nursing
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a self paced, online course. You must attend approximately 5 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 7 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run for 2years.
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
An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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 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.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)
|BSBINM401||Implement workplace information system|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|BSBMED302||Prepare and process medical accounts|
|BSBMED303||Maintain patient records|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTAID011||Provide First Aid|
|HLTAID016||Manage first aid services and resources|
|HLTCAR001||Perform electrocardiography (ECG)|
|HLTHPS001||Take clinical measurements|
|HLTHPS002||Support health professional in the delivery of care|
|HLTHPS003||Maintain medication stocks|
|HLTHPS005||Handle medical specimens|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTINF002||Process reusable medical devices and equipment|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|BSBCUS301||Deliver and monitor a service to customers|
|CHCCCS020||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
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.Enrol Now
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