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Want to make a start working within medical administration?
Be it your local medical practice or a larger hospital setting, this course includes all the necessary skills to get your career on its way. You will gain skills and knowledge specific to a medical practice environment including administration processes and learn to use Medical Director’s Pracsoft software.
- Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
- Maintain patient records and accounts within confidentiality guidelines
- Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
- Design and produce digital documents
- Organise workplace information and schedules
I have the following attributes:
- A desire to assist medical staff in a practice or hospital
- Would like to further develop verbal and written communication skills
- Keen to develop attention to detail, planning and organisational skills
- Able to relate to people from a range of cultures
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
If you are studying this course at Joondalup, the general business units will be covered at your selected campus but the specialist medical (BSBMED coded) units will be delivered at our Perth campus.
We recommend that students complete this qualification within 6-months. Changes to the National qualification may result in additional studies. If you have any concerns or questions in relation to these changes, please contact the learning area for further information.
You’ll need to get a student ID card to be able to access resources needed for the simulated business environment part of this course.
Other costs for consideration:
- Text Books
- 2.5 days per week
- Medical Receptionist | Admissions Clerk | Hospital Ward Clerk | Medical Admissions Clerk
- Medical Records Officer | Medical Records Clerk
- Medical Secretary
- Clinical Coder
Other job titles may include:
- Medical Typist
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
Estimated Course Fee
Estimated Concession Fee
Eligible for VSL
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
Study options and next steps
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