Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)

Program code BSB31112
Start date(s) Various dates throughout the year
Program length Full time: 6 months
Part time: 1 year
Campus Chadstone; Moorabbin; Off Campus
Study mode Full time; Part time; Online; Mixed delivery
International program Yes
  • Program Overview

    Business administration programs provide skills and training in a variety of administrative activities, which may be applied to numerous workplace environments. With an emphasis on practical training, this program will benefit you if you are seeking employment opportunities as an administrative officer, medical receptionist or medical administrator in medical centres or hospitals. It is especially suited if you are planning to return to the workforce.

    Part time and full time study options are available and tailored class dates and times will suit busy people along with a supportive learning environment.

    Through this program, you will develop a broad range of knowledge and skills in operating office equipment. These include Office 2010 (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), creating business documents, managing time effectively, maintaining a general ledger and procedures specific to medical administration such as Medilink, interpreting and applying medical terminology and preparing and processing medical accounts.

  • Program Structure

    You must complete 13 units of competency.

    Please contact the department to find out which units are available online.

     

    Assessment

    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

    Core Subjects

    CodeName
    BSBMED301BInterpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    BSBMED302BPrepare and process medical accounts
    BSBMED303BMaintain patient records
    BSBMED304BAssist in controlling stocks and supplies
    BSBMED305BApply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment
    BSBWHS201AContribute to health and safety of self and others
    BSBWRT301AWrite simple documents
    BSBITU307ADevelop keyboarding speed and accuracy
    BSBITU303ADesign and produce text documents
    BSBITU304AProduce spreadsheets
    BSBFIA304AMaintain a general ledger
    BSBITU301ACreate and use databases
    HLTIN301CComply with infection control policies and procedures
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQTF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.

    Prerequisites

    • VCE (ATAR) or equivalent; or
    • Mature age (at least 18 years of age and away from formal study for at least one year)
    • Online students must have own Microsoft Suite software.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    At the completion of this course students will receive the Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical). 

    This course is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. Graduates will be qualified to pursue employment opportunities within medical administration or reception.

    Pathways

    Upon completion of the Certificate III in Business Administration (medical) students can enrol in either the Certificate IV in Business Administration or the Certificate IV in Health Administration.

    Career Opportunities

    • General administration roles in the health and medical services industries
  • Dates

    Program Commencement

    Moorabbin: Students can commence in Feb, April, July and October.

    Chadstone full time and part time delivery: February & July.

    Chadstone online delivery: February, June, September.

  • How to Apply

    Direct

    Apply online now

    The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.

    To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    Business Services Department

    03 9564 1603

    business@holmesglen.edu.au

     

  • Fees

    Program Fees

    TypeCost
    Gov. Subsidised$2900
    Full Fee$5000

    Holmesglen tuition fees are all inclusive.

    The tuition fees shown are what you can expect to pay if you were are a typical full time student completing your study in 2015.

    These are not your fees.  Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.

    You should note that fees may change in 2016.

    Which fee applies to me?

    Due to the different level of government subsidy available to you, there are three possible fee levels for program fees – concession, subsidised and full fee.

    Your eligibility for concession or subsidised program fees is determined by your individual circumstances such as how old you are, what level of education you have and what type of program you want to study.

    The Holmesglen Information staff can help you determine your eligibility and discuss options if you are ineligible.

    How do I pay my fees?

    VET Fee HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.

    Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.

    Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.

  • Program Overview

    This course provides training for employment in medical administration in a general or medical specialist practice or hospital. Holmesglen offers a dynamic course for those seeking employment skills, which is especially suited to people planning to return to the workforce. A supportive learning environment is available, with tailored class dates and times to suit busy people, and part-time and full-time study options.

    Through this program, students will develop a broad range of knowledge and skills in:

    • Operating office equipment
    • Office 2007 (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
    • Creating business documents
    • Managing time effectively
    • Procedures specific to medical administration, including Medilink
    • Interpret and apply medical terminology; and
    • Prepare and process medical accounts
    With an emphasis on practical training, this course will benefit individuals who are seeking employment opportunities as medical receptionists or administrators.

  • Program Structure

    Students must complete 13 units of competency.

    Assessment

    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

    Core Subjects

    CodeName
    BSBMED301BInterpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    BSBMED302BPrepare and process medical accounts
    BSBMED303BMaintain patient records
    BSBMED304BAssist in controlling stocks and supplies
    BSBMED305BApply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment
    BSBWHS201AContribute to health and safety of self and others
    BSBWRT301AWrite simple documents
    BSBITU307ADevelop keyboarding speed and accuracy
    BSBITU303ADesign and produce text documents
    BSBITU304AProduce spreadsheets
    BSBFIA304AMaintain a general ledger
    BSBITU301ACreate and use databases
    HLTIN301CComply with infection control policies and procedures
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. RPL Booklet

    Prerequisites

    Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent or relevant senior employment experience,

    And

    English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5, ISLPR 2+, TOEFL 197 (CB) or 46 (iBT), PTE Academic Score of 42 (no communicative skill score less than 42), Cambridge English: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) of 47 or equivalent.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    This course is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. Upon completion of this program, Graduates will be qualified to pursue employment opportunities within medical administration or reception.

    Career Opportunities

    This course is designed to give Graduates a competitive edge in the health administration industry. Students will be equipped with the skills necessary to pursue a range of administration and receptionist roles within the health and medical services industries.

    Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) articulates directly into the Certificate IV in Business Administration, and then the Diploma of Business Administration. For students aspiring to degree level studies and senior personal assistant positions. Holmesglen has developed the Bachelor of Business (Executive Administration).

    Graduates of administration studies at the Diploma level will receive up to eight credits (12 months) towards the 3 year full-time Degree program. Students who have completed Diploma level studies at Holmesglen, will also have the opportunity to articulate directly into the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and can receive credits for units previously completed.

  • How to Apply

    Other

    International students must apply through the International Centre at Holmesglen. Please download an application form and forward it to international.admissions@holmesglen.edu.au together with certified copies of your academic transcripts and the A$500 Application Fee. Students may also apply through one of Holmesglen's accredited agents overseas. Please refer to the separate listing www.holmesglen.edu.au/international . Students with citizenship of countries classified by DIAC as Assessment Level 3 or 4 www.immi.gov.au/students/student-visa-assessment-levels.htm MUST apply through one of Holmesglen's accredited agents.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    +61 3 9564 1703

    intl@holmesglen.edu.au

  • Fees

    For 2014: $5,900 for entire duration.