HCFPCM401 - Health and Community Short Course

Fundamentals of Practice Management

The Fundamentals of Practice Management short course has been developed in partnership with the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) and is suitable for all staff, GP’s, Nurses and Doctors within the medical practice.


  • Course Fees
  • Duration
    up to 12 hours
  • Delivery
    Individual students (online)

A short course can be a great way to improve your skills quickly and improve your prospects when applying for a new job or promotion!

Participants will be equipped with checklists and tools to apply in their practice, including a Practice Improvement Plan and Personal Development Plan. All study materials are online and includes a 1/2 hour coaching session that will support students to plan and implement their future.

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Students upon successful completion of these four modules in this short course will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Module 1 Human Resource Management
Module 2 Business Operations
Module 3 Risk, Compliance and WHS
Module 4 Leading a Team for Practice Improvement

Recommended Education

  • Year 12; OR
  • Certificate IV level qualification; OR
  • Language, literacy, and numeracy evaluation.

Recommended Work Experience

  • Currently working as a Practice manager; OR
  • 3+ years of RELEVANT work experience; OR
  • 5+ years of ANY work experience.

Industry Recognition

The Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM)

  • Students may be eligible for FREE membership to the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM)*. (Available up to 6 months after enrolment in this short course only). Offer valid to end of 2023. Subject to AAPM conditions.
  • 20 AAPM Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points are recognised  by AAPM upon full completion of this short course.^ (^For more information on AAPM CPD points please click here).

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