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Diploma of Practice Management

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  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; complete within 12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Foundation Education (RTO 22557)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Office Administrator | Business Manager | Practice Manager | Program Manager | View all

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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.

What you'll learn

About this course

Healthcare 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
Foundation Education Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:

Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.

Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
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.

Career outcomes

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

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 (HLT57715) will ensure you know the inner workings of medical practices and validate your readiness to manage a team.


Where could a career in practice management take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Office Administrator
  • Business Manager
  • Practice Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Service Manager
  • Health Administrator
  • Health Information Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

Foundation Education offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - All course costs can be paid in full via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit
  • Payment plan - Pay via a series of regular weekly or fortnightly instalments

Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.

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