UNE Partnerships is a leader in online vocational education with over 30 years of experience in distance and online delivery with a genuine commitment to practical and applied learning. We also have an established position as a provider of choice for the health and medical training sectors, as exemplified by our 30-year partnership with the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM).

Benchmark Training for your Practice

UNE Partnerships offer a continuum of specialised qualifications, designed to meet the specific requirements of your general, dental or specialist medical practice. This includes the Diploma of Professional Practice Leadership (enrolments closed) and the Diploma of Leadership in Healthcare Practice - a unique program designed in partnership with AAPM:


10820NAT Diploma of Leadership in Healthcare Practice 
10488NAT Diploma of Professional Practice Leadership (enrolments closed)



BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management 
BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership & Management 



BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business 

Fundamentals of Practice Management



HLT47715 Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting 



BSB31115 Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) 

Excellence in Communication Series


Recognised pathway for experienced Practice Managers

UNE Partnerships in consultation with AAPM have developed a tailored RPL process for experienced practice management professionals wishing to obtain the Diploma of Professional Practice Leadership (enrolments closed) and the Diploma of Leadership in Healthcare Practice.  The purpose of this RPL process is to allow for completion of formal qualifications based on existing skills, experience and knowledge, rather than through traditional learning and assessment.

Government funding and incentives

The Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Programme provides a great opportunity for Medical Practices or other businesses to train new staff, upskill existing staff, or formalize the skills and knowledge of experienced staff. Traineeships are employment-based training programs, that combine nationally recognized qualifications with applied learning in the workplace. A range of government funding options and incentives may be available in your state, including up to $4,000 in employer incentives from the Commonwealth Government.

Discount on course fees

UNE Partnerships offers a range of discounts to AAPM and PMAANZ members:

10% Discount*   Diploma of Leadership in Healthcare Practice
   Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
   Certificate IV in Business
$200 Discount*  Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)


Pathways to further education

Successful attainment of the Diploma of Professional Practice Leadership (enrolments closed) and the Diploma of Leadership in Healthcare Practice will allow for articulation into higher awards including a range of undergraduate and postgraduate awards offered by the University of New England (UNE) Business School.* *Applications must address UNE Program entry criteria. Enrolment fees are set annually by the UNE.

Short Courses

UNE Partnerships offers a range of exciting short courses to help you grow your practice to new heights. These courses have been built from the ground up and are designed to help you refresh or refine your business, leadership, and project management skills: 

- Fundamentals of Practice Management
- Fundamentals of Leadership
- Fundamentals of Medical Assisting
- Fundamentals of Project Management
- Tender and Submission Writing 


Please contact UNE Partnerships on 1800 066 128 or www.unep.edu.au to find out more. 


* Terms and Conditions

  1. Membership and currency must be verified at the point of enrolment.
  2. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with other offers.
  3. This offer is not available to government funded or government subsidised training places.
  4. This offer is only available for standard full qualification enrolments, as described on the UNE Partnerships website (unep.edu.au).

This offer describes a discount which is applied to standard course fees published on the UNE Partnerships website (unep.edu.au).

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