BSB31115 Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)

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Course description

The Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) is perfect for Medical Receptionists working in hospitals, general practices and medical clinics including optical and dental. Students gain specialised medical skills like learning how to interpret and apply medical terminology, manage patient records and process medical accounts.

As well as medical knowledge, students also learn important skills in Business Administration like customer service, using business technology, organising business information, payroll, producing spreadsheets and financial records.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Clerical

Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

Computers and Electronics

Computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Medical Receptionist$960 weekly pay
Admissions Clerk$960 weekly pay
Receptionist$770 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Practice Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Senior Medical Receptionist$1,250 weekly pay
Senior Clinical Coder$1,440 weekly pay
Ward Clerk$1,250 weekly pay
Patient Liaison Officer$1,340 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

BSBFIA301
Maintain financial records

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain daily financial records such as reconciling debtors’ and creditors’ systems, preparing and maintaining a general ledger and trial balance and includes activities associated with monitoring cash control for accounting purposes.

BSBFIA303
Process accounts payable and receivable

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to maintain accounts payable and accounts receivable records, including processing payments to creditors and handling overdue accounts receivable. It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments supporting the accounting functions and aspects of an enterprise. They may provide administrative support within an enterprise, or may be members of staff who have been delegated accounting responsibilities.

BSBITU307
Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop keyboard skills with speed and accuracy using touch-typing techniques. It applies to individuals operating in a range of environments who are required to enter text and data with speed and accuracy. Individuals may provide administrative support within an organisation, or may be technical/knowledge experts responsible for production of their own word processed documents.

BSBITU314
Design and produce spreadsheets

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and non-cloud based spreadsheet applications. It applies to individuals employed in a range of environments who tend to be personally responsible for designing and working with spreadsheets under minimal supervision. These individuals are generally required to have intermediate knowledge and understanding of a number of spreadsheet applications.

BSBWHS201
Contribute to health and safety of self and others

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes. It applies to individuals who require a basic knowledge of WHS to carry out work in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility, in a range of industry and workplace contexts.

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Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the BSB31115 Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical). The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the BSB31115 Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training


This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the BSB31115 Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical):

Foundation Education
Online
TAFE Queensland
Online / On Campus
Medical Administration Training
Online