This nationally recognised course prepares you for work or study in health care. The course provides an introduction to medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and other health related topics. You will develop an understanding of medical terminology applicable to a range of workplaces in an exciting format.

This course is essential for personnel who need to know medical terminology including hospital ward clerks, secretaries, receptionists, claims officers, interpreters, court reporters, pathology, mortuary staff and insurance agencies. It is also helpful for those wishing to take up studies in a health profession.

This is an open entry program.

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (BSBMED301)

Course Content
  • Origin and structure of medical terms
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the nine body systems
  • Common disorders in each system
  • Routine medical investigations

Delivery is by online learning and self-paced learning materials. Online activities and assignments are provided.

Students must have access to a computer with internet capabilities.

On acceptance into the course, students will be provided with clear instructions and password to enter the online workshops and receive written materials.

This course is designed to be completed between three to six months.

Apply online.

Students are assessed against specific performance criteria for the unit of study. This will include: online activities, assignments, an exam.

Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment

Full Fee: $790

Material Fee: Nil

Hawthorn Campus

Organisations may choose to have this program delivered in the workplace as a customised course

Mayfield Education

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123

Quick Glance

Program code


Start date(s)

Distance Education / Face-to-Face

Program length

1 month


Mayfield Education Hawthorn

Study mode

Distance Education or Face-to-Face


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