Diploma of Practice Management
TAFE Queensland - Cairns/Mount Isa

Course outline

This course equips students with the frontline management and leadership skills to operate professional practices in the health industry. It reflects the role of business or practice managers who manage the operation of small to medium-sized health practices. A formal qualification in practice management equips students to manage budgets and financial plans, health billing and accounting systems, and legal and ethical compliance. In addition, students learn about the health industry, along with front line management and leadership skills.

Note

In addition to the standard diploma eligibility requirements for a Fee subsidy, students may need to be an existing worker in the health industry. Applicants offered a place in this course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for information.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.

Admissions Criteria

Applicants must be actively employed in the medical practice sector to be eligible for an offer in this course.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age; Employment requirements

Additional entry requirements

Applicants must be actively employed in the medical practice sector to be eligible for an offer in this course.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Health and welfare services manager, medical administrator, practice manager, medical practice manager.

Course Code
520365
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee

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Level of Qualification
Diploma
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Course Duration

11/2 years Online virtual classroom

Location
Cairns & Far North Queensland