Diploma of Practice Management (HLT57715)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: HLT57715
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; 18-24 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
This course meets 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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About this course

Health care is one of the fastest growing industries, and with the specialised knowledge you'll gain in this course, you will be ready to take advantage of a range of medical administration roles. From meeting management to medical terminology, this online course allows you to develop a thorough and specific knowledge of health-related management practices.

You will be taken through the legal and ethical requirements of the health industry and become equipped to manage risks, prioritise and make effective management decisions in support of medical practitioners. The course covers a variety of areas including accounting and billing, team-building and infection control. With this set of skills under your belt you will be an adaptable and sought-after member of any medical business.

If you're passionate about providing great service and enabling better health care, then this course will give you the practical tools you need to make informed decisions, implement workplace procedures and achieve greater efficiency.


There are no formal entry requirements, however applicants must have successfully completed Year 12 in order to undertake this course. Completion of lower level qualifications and/or relevant indusrtry experience is also recommended.

Areas of study

In this diploma course, the subjects you will study include:

  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBCUS501 - Manage quality customer service
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
  • BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
  • BSBWOR502 - Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBHRM506 - Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
  • BSBHRM501 - Manage human resource services
  • BSBMGT502 - Manage people performance
  • BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • HLTINF003 - Implement and monitor infection prevention control policies and procedures
  • HLTADM004 - Manage health billing and accounting system
  • HLTWHS004 - Manage work health and safety

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Practice Management (HLT57715) from Foundation Education or the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

Whether you're currently an administrator or you're a health professional who wants to take the reigns of their business, this online Diploma of Practice Management will ensure you know the inner workings of medical practices and validate your readiness to become a team manager. Potential career pathways include:

  • Practice manager
  • Business manager
  • Program manager
  • Service manager


Finance options

VET FEE-HELP* is available for this course through Foundation Education's partner, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363). If you enrol in this course with VET FEE-HELP you will automatically become a student of AIPT's, and will be subject to their terms and conditions. Course fees include the delivery and assessment of your qualification, study materials (including all resources), and student support services. Foundation Education offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:

  • Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
  • Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 8 months

Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card. *VET FEE-HELP is an Australian Government study loan scheme, which can be used to help you pay for all or part of your tuition fees. Eligibility criteria apply.

RTO 22557
With over 14 years in the industry, Foundation Education endeavours to deliver flexible and personalised training solutions. A student satisfaction rate of over 80% and an industry leading graduation rate of 65%, combined with state-of-the-art technology, expert trainers and ongoing support, make Foundation Education one of Australia’s leading RTOs. Specialising in business services, health services, training and education and fitness and recreation courses, Foundation Education is the perfect choice for anyone looking for quality vocational training.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

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