HLT43312 Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting

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Course description

The Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting (HLT43312) is for medical assistants who need a set of professional skills to assist qualified health professionals with clinical procedures as well as provide administrative support. This nationally recognised qualification delivers a mix of administration skills (processing patient records, preparing accounts), and clinical assistance (taking measurements, maintaining medication stocks). Enquire now for a list of study units and the requirements for enrolment.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Practice Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Patient Liaison Officer$1,340 weekly pay
Ward Clerk$1,250 weekly pay
Medical Secretary$960 weekly pay
Medical Receptionist$960 weekly pay
Admissions Clerk$960 weekly pay

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the HLT43312 Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting 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

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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