QUALIFICATION

Certificate III in Business (Medical Administration)


National Code: BSB30120
TAFE SA Code: TP01301


Description

Gain the skills that support the effective functioning of a medical administrative environment such as general practitioners surgery, medical centre, hospital or allied health practitioners (eg physiotherapy, podiatry, optometry).

Please be aware that subsidised fees are available to regionally-based SA students only. Students living in metro post codes or interstate pay full fees.

Government subsidised places are available for this course with other providers in metropolitan areas. The Department for Innovation and Skills can help you with information on what training providers can deliver your preferred course in your area. Explore your options at https://www.skills.sa.gov.au/course-search

Duration
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24 months 

Part Time

Medical Administrative Officer

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 24 month course
Subsidised
$384
$1,536
Concession
$106
$423

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place during the enrolment process and may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$640
$2,559

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

    • Please be aware that subsidised fees are available to regionally-based SA students only. Students living in metro post codes or interstate pay full fees. Government subsidised places are available for this course with other providers in metropolitan areas. The Department for Innovation and Skills can help you with information on what training providers can deliver your preferred course in your area. Explore your options at https://www.skills.sa.gov.au/course-search
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Job roles may include Medical Receptionist, Medical Records Clerk, Medical Secretary, Medical Administration Officer.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Business (Medical Administration) (BSB30120)
    This course is suitable for those working in various medical administration positions. Gain valuable skills that support the effective functioning of a medical administrative environment including keyboarding speed and accuracy and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 6 core units and 7 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    93%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    88%*
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.



    * 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all elective units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment 40
    Assist with maintaining workplace safety 40
    Engage in workplace communication 40
    Participate in sustainable work practices 20
    Support personal wellbeing in the workplace 50
    Use inclusive work practices 30

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment 20
    Design and produce spreadsheets 35
    Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately 60
    Maintain patient records 20
    Organise personal work priorities 30
    Prepare and process medical accounts 30
    Write simple documents 30
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