Diploma of Practice Management

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College for Adult Learning
  • Awarded by

    College for Adult Learning (RTO 2228)

  • Qualification


  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Approx. 12 months full-time. Approx. 16–18 months part-time

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Business Manager | Practice Manager | Medical Receptionist | Senior Medical Receptionist/Supervisor

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    Are you the sort of person who can manage multiple responsibilities and lead a team to success? Do you want to work in a management capacity within the healthcare environment? If so, the Diploma of Practice Management (HLT57715) from the College for Adult Learning could be your ticket to the next stage of your career.

    Throughout this course, you'll learn what it takes to lead a medical practice to succeed in the new, exciting and stimulating world of modern healthcare. Moving beyond the outdated notion that practice management is just about admin and accounts, you'll develop skills and confidence in a wide range of areas, including strategic planning, leadership, budgeting, administration, account management and policy creation/implementation.

    You'll study at your own pace, completing this fully online course in just 12 months of full-time study (or 16–18 months part-time). And once you graduate, you'll be ready to lead your workplace to success as a fully qualified practice manager. The next phase of your life and career starts now!

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no formal prerequisite study requirements for this course.

    As part of your course, it is compulsory to undertake and provide third-party evidence for, some assessments in an eligible industry workplace. Students will be required to have access to your own eligible workplace, or an eligible host workplace, to successfully complete their qualification. If you are not in an eligible workplace, you must source your own host workplace that meets the requirements for the course. For more information regarding workplace requirements, please Enquire Now.

    Technical Requirements

    You will need regular access to a laptop or desktop computer with the following:

    • An adequate and reliable internet connection,
    • At least the equivalent of Microsoft Office or Office for Mac, with word-processing capabilities and spreadsheets,
    • A PDF Reader installed,
    • Full permissions to install and access third-party software as required.

    You will also need regular access to a laptop, desktop computer or device with an adequate camera to undertake video calls for assessments as required.

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this practice management course, the subjects you may study include:

    • BSBOPS505 - Manage organisational customer service
    • BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness
    • BSBOPS502 - Manage business operational plans
    • BSBHRM522 - Manage employee and industrial relations
    • BSBFIN501 - Manage budgets and financial plans
    • BSBOPS504 - Manage business risk
    • BSBLDR522 - Manage people performance
    • BSBSUS511 - Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
    • HLTWHS004 - Manage work health and safety
    • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    • BSBINS501 - Implement information and knowledge management systems
    • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
    • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
    • HLTADM004 - Manage health billing and accounting system
    • HLTINF007 - Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies, and procedures
  • Why College for Adult Learning?

    From building and construction to HR, business management, logistics and more – the College for Adult Learning (CAL) can get you qualified in it all!

    The friendly and experienced team at CAL will take the time to understand your existing skills and set you on a learning path that is tailored specifically for you, helping you to achieve your goals faster. All courses are designed in house with one purpose in mind, your success!

    Get the right skills, build your confidence and turn theory into practice when you study with The College for Adult Learning.

    Feel like you’re truly cared for at the College for Adult Learning! Here, their friendly team will tailor their support services to cater to YOUR needs. Be teamed with a Student Success Advisor who will work closely with you to help get you the best outcomes.

    Recent HR graduate Fiona states “I know that if I need support it was available ...the feedback was incredible, very attentive! She spent a lot of time taking me through things that I may have missed.”

    When you study with CAL, you’ll be supported by our Real Outcomes Guarantee, ensuring you get real-world results from your studies - not just a piece of paper.

    CAL promise to give you all the resources we can to help you achieve your goal, whether that’s to upskill, refocus your career, or get that promotion.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Practice Management (HLT57715) from the College for Adult Learning.

    Graduates are prepared to seek management or other senior roles in a variety of healthcare practice environments. Graduates may also go on to progress to higher managerial or executive roles within their business.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in Business Management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Manager, Team Leader, Operations Manager, Business Development Manager, Office Manager, Store Manager, Sales Manager, Project Manager, Supervisor.

  • Let's talk price

    Pay upfront and save! The full fee for this course is $3,995 if paid with an upfront deposit of $1,495. 

    We also have flexible payment plans from as low as $57 per week.

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