Medical Reception and Terminology Course


You can view the available Locations and Timetables  in each state by clicking on the links below.  Wesley train from over 18 locations Australia wide including regional areas.

You can enrol online here. Click on your state to see available locations and dates.  Some popular course locations book out before course start date, your earliest booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. 


Medical Reception Short Course Information – Become Job Ready in 4 weeks!

Wesley has developed a Nationally Accredited short course for candidates wanting to pursue a career in the health professions or for clients working in industry who wish to further develop their skills in medical administration.

Delivered :        Australia wide in over 18 locations Nationally

Units :              The short course represents 5 Key Accredited Medical Units from the Certificate III of Business Administration (Medical) and fast tracks students to become ‘job ready’ for a career in Medical Reception and Medical Administration.   This workshop is particularly suitable for students with some administrative experience.

Students become Job Ready in just 4 weeks after 4 Saturday workshops of intensive face to face study led by Industry Leaders.

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Nationally Accredited and Recognised

Wesley were the pioneers of the Medical Reception Training Programme in Australia, and began delivering our popular and highly respected programme over 20 years ago across Australia. This makes Wesley’s Qualification and Certification the most recognised and respected in the Health Industry today.

Wesley work hand-in-hand with Industry Leaders to both develop our programme and also facilitate and mentor our students in face-to-face workshops across Australia.  Wesley believe our quality of training cannot be achieved by online study alone – and it is the delivery by current Industry Experts and Leaders that bring our programme alive for the student.

Units of Competency for the Medical Receptionist and Practical Medical Terminology Short Course

Medical Skill-set Units from Certificate III Business Administration (Medical) BSB31115

BSBMED301 Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology   |  BSBMED302 Prepare and Process Medical Accounts   |  BSBMED303  Maintain Patient Records   |   BSBMED305 Apply the Principles of Confidentiality   |   BSBWHS201 Contribute to the Health and Safety of Others  PLUS CAREERS WORKSHOP and  Medical Computing 


Medical Careers

Working within the Health Professions offers candidates an exciting, responsible and fulfilling work experience second to none.   Between 2016-2020 over 250,000 healthcare jobs will be created in Australia – meaning outstanding opportunities for Wesley medical administration graduates.   Analysts agree that Health is now the largest and quickest growing employment sector in Australia.

Career choices are wide and varied and include medical administration, secretarial, reception,  medical transcription, medical accounts moving towards more senior positions in practice management and administrative assistant positions.

Wesley have been training medical receptionists and administrators for over 20 years in Australia and our reputation in industry is second-to-none.

Overview of the programme

Our popular short course Programme incorporates all aspects of :

  • Medical Reception
  • Medical Billing and referrals
  • Medicare Australia and Private Health Funds
  • Medical Software training
  • Medical Terminology
  • Confidentiality and Ethics
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Patient Communication
  • Medical Records
  • Clinic to Cloud Medical Computing
  • Medical Careers Workshop

Pricing and concessions

Our programme is delivered face-to-face over 4 Saturdays at over 18 locations Australia wide. and is well priced at $625.00 all inclusive of course materials, learner guides, trainer medical software, workbooks and refreshments.

Wesley offer a $80.00 discount for concessionals or HCC holders.   Wesley strongly recommends liaising with your Job Network Agency for further funding opportunities.  Wesley’s range of courses are Centrelink approved.  For further concessional opportunities – please review General Concessions.   There may be funding and scholarships opportunities for eligible students via the Certificate 3 Guarantee program, User Choice Traineeship program, or the WA Future Skills training program.

The Australian Government have additional Funding Opportunities.  To enquire, please visit your local Job Network Provider to establish funding opportunities for your particular situation.


Clinic to Cloud Medical Software in partnership with Microsoft 

Australia’s fastest growing innovative Health Software Solution for GP Clinics, Specialists and Allied Health 

Wesley Medical Reception students are also invited to a further free Online Tutorial in Australia’s fasting growing Health Software Solution, Clinic to Cloud for no extra charge.    The Online tutorial can be taken in the comfort of student’s own home and online mentors are available for assistance and discussion.   Students are then given free 3 month access to Clinic to Cloud Software to continue practicing important skills.    All students receive a Certificate of Completion after completing a series of simple activities;  and receive a comprehensive Workbook in Clinic to Cloud Essentials.

This tutorial and access to Clinic to Cloud Software is an excellent opportunity to develop hands-on skills with a modern Medical Practice Management software program utilising real case scenarios to gain practical experience in medical computing.     Wesley concentrate on core skills and knowledge in Medical accounts and skills learnt are transferable to the many software applications available today.

Wesley Institute have chosen to partner with Clinic to Cloud and Microsoft representing the latest in Medical Software Technology, revolutionising Patient Care in Australia.



Keeping it real

Wesley believe crucial medical units should be delivered face-to-face (not online), led by industry leaders facilitating real mentoring,  real industry leaders and real medical scenarios.

The Certification (Statement of Attainment) is very well regarded and recognised in industry, and is designed to empower the student to become Job Ready for a career in Health Administration.

The 5 Units of Competency achieved in this programme, can be utilised as credits in future study pathways and can be used towards the Wesley Certificate III Business Administration (Medical).

Study Pathways

Students who have completed or are considering the Wesley Medical Reception and Terminology Short course may also consider enrolling for the full Certificate III Business Administration (Medical) BSB311115 Qualification.    Our short course is ‘part’ of our Qualification.

The full qualification expands further medical studies in addition to developing key administrative and keyboarding skills to develop the skills and knowledge of the medical administrator.     Students will develop key Microsoft Word skills, desktop publishing skills, medical letter production, reading doctor’s writing, formatting, editing, proofreading and formatting of medical documents.

Review the Wesley Qualification here.