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    • Course code
    • Location
      Bass Coast , Dandenong , Frankston , Online
    • Length
      Part Time

      1.5 years

      Full Time

      6 months

    • Commencing
      Dandenong: January, April, July, August, October. Frankston: February, April, July, August, October. Bass Coast: February, April, July.
    • How to Apply
      Direct to Chisholm by selecting the “Apply Now” button on the course page at chisholm.edu.au

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    Certificate III In Business Administration (Medical) (BSB31112)

    Develop a broad range of administrative skills that will be valued by a variety of organisations, including medical practices and hospitals.

    When you complete the Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical), you’ll have the confidence and ability to work in an administrative or office support role. You’ll learn practical skills in areas such as office technology, medical terminology, medical accounts and records, administration, scheduling, computing, customer service and audio transcription.

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      Experienced teachers, who are experts in the field, will guide you through the program, which involves medical and general office simulated activities and the compilation of portfolios of evidence. There will also be opportunities for practical placement in industry.

      This nationally recognised qualification may lead to employment in areas such as medical administrator, medical secretary, medical receptionist, administration officer or accounts clerk.

      The course can be completed part time over one and a half years or full time over six months. You can also learn advanced office skills simultaneously by enrolling in selected units from the Certificate IV in Business. If you would prefer to study business administration in a general office environment, we can tailor this course to suit your needs.

      We offer flexible and supportive study options (on site or online) to fit in with your work or lifestyle.

      Once complete, this qualification will provide a guaranteed pathway into Chisholm’s Certificate IV in Business, then the Diploma of Business Administration. You’ll also be able to gain credit for your studies if you choose to undertake a Bachelor of Business in the future.

      Chisholm TAFE is the largest provider of tertiary and vocational education in Melbourne's south east. With state-of-the-art facilities, professional training and support, you'll enjoy studying at Chisholm. So why wait? Enquire now.

    • Possible job outcomes

        Information Desk Clerk

        Office Junior


        Administration Assistant

        Clerical Worker

        Data Entry Administrator

    • Sample units of study

      BSBITU307A - Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

      BSBADM303B - Produce texts from audio transciption

      BSBWHS201A - Contribute to health and safety of self and others

      BSBMED302B - Prepare and process medical accounts

      BSBMED305B - Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment

      BSBITU304A - Produce spreadsheets

      BSBITU201A - Produce simple word processed documents

      BSBITU303A - Design and produce text documents

      BSBMED304B - Assist in controlling stocks and supplies

      BSBITU309A - Produce desktop published documents

      BSBWRT301A - Write simple documents

      BSBMED303B - Maintain patient records

      BSBMED301B - Interpret and apply medical terminology

    • Costs

      Indicative annual tuition fee* (GST Exempt):

      Government subsidised concession: $446.60
      Government subsidised: $2233.00
      Full fee: $4553.00

      Materials fee: $182.00    (GST Inclusive)

      Student services and amenities fee**: $175.00  per year for government subsidised and full fee or $75.00 per year for government subsidised concession  (GST Inclusive)

      Ancillary fee: $25.00

      *Indicative fees as published are based on typical annual student contact hours per course, and are subject to change, given individual circumstances at enrolment.
      ** Concession rate $75, but only if concession rates are applicable for this course.
      Check here to see if you are eligible for government-subsidised training. Training to eligible students is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding.

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    Applying and Enrolling

    To enrol at Chisholm, you need to apply, and then be accepted. Procedures to apply for courses vary. A TAFE application may go through VTAC, for example. In other cases the application may be direct to Chisholm or through your employer or school. View the specific course page to find out how to apply.

    With a successful Chisholm application, in some cases,  you may need to attend an information session or submit a portfolio prior to completing your enrolment.

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