Diploma of Practice Management

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Diploma of Practice Management
Diploma of Practice Management
Diploma of Practice Management


Learning Objectives Overview

The HLT57715 – Diploma of Practice Management reflects the role of business or practice managers who manage the operation of small to medium sized health practices. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to oversee the operations and promotion of medical, dental and health practices. You will gain knowledge on how to lead personnel, accomplish organisational objectives, minimise risk, put infection control procedures into practise, and—most importantly—provide patients with excellent care. Once completed, the Diploma in Practice Management will give you the knowledge and abilities needed to support a company’s strategic direction and ensure efficient everyday operations. By handling all administrative procedures in various healthcare institutions, you can work as a Practice Manager or Health Administration Manager and ensure that the quality of patient care. The aim of the course is to produce highly skilled, competent, confident, critically thinking Practice Managers with a nationally accredited qualification in order to practice in a variety of health practice areas including medical, dental, chiropractic, podiatry, rehabilitation, community, mental health or aged care settings in Australia. The healthcare sector is dynamic and challenging, and healthcare administrative professionals must be sharp-thinking, flexible and adaptive. This course teaches the necessary skills and critical core competencies such as communication, leadership, professionalism, knowledge, and business skills.
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Amount of Training

876 Hours

AQF Level


Study Mode



Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Brisbane

Additional Details

Course structure

15 units are required for the award for this qualification including:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units
Unit Code Unit Title
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
HLTADM004 Manage health billing and accounting system
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
HLTINF007 Implement and monitor infection prevention control policies and procedures
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system

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  • Practice Manager

  • Business Manager

  • Assistant Practice Manager

  • Facility Manager

  • Head of Practice

  • Medical Practice Manager

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Check with us for Domestic Scholarships VET Student Loan is Available for Eligible Students.*
  • *This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding.

  • *The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees

  • *Over 50 years of age? Speak to our team to avail 50% course fee scholarship.
  • *To know more about the VET Student Loan, click here

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