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Certificate IV in Health Administration


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Successful completion of this course will give you the requisite knowledge and skills to work in a senior operational or team leading role in the health industry.

  • Accreditations/
    Funding :
    IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course
Course Code: HLT47315 Award Titles : HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration
RTO ID : 21985 Duration : 50 weeks
AQF Level : 4 Course Delivery : Face-to-Face & Online (Blended)
Provided By :
Institute of Health and Nursing Australia
CRICOS Code: 092898B
The total tuition cost for the Certificate IV in Health Administration

State
VictoriaAUD $2,800
New South WalesAUD $2,800
Western AustraliaAUD $3,800
State Government Funding is Available for Eligible Students.
Other funding options are available, for more information please contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au

Enrolling in this qualification and availing the relevant state funding, may affect student's future training options and the eligibility for further government subsidised training.

Students eligible and opting for government funding must attend 20 hours of classroom sessions per week. Students failing to attend the classroom sessions will not be able to avail the funding and will be required to pay the full course fees.

The HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration is designed to provide the requisite knowledge and skills to individuals who work in a senior operational or team leading role in the health industry. Professionals working in Health Administration undertake various administrative and operational tasks under direct or indirect supervision.

This course aims to produce competent, confident, critically thinking Health Administrators who are equipped with a nationally accredited qualification and can practice at a senior operational or team leading role in health administration under direct or indirect supervision. They may then gain employment as Health Administration Staff in settings such as Medical Centres, Hospitals, Clinics, Maternal Health Care Centres, and other Community Health Care settings, among others.

This course will be delivered and assessed over 50 Weeks (structured over four terms). This course is delivered in Blended mode: combination of on-campus, online and simulation procedures at an IHNA campus (Not for international students).

Students enrolled for on-campus mode of delivery attend the sessions at IHNA.

Students enrolled for the blended mode of delivery progress through the studies as per the structured delivery schedule referring to the E-learning platform and academic hub prior to proceeding with simulation training. They will undertake approximately 20 hours per week of study at home, with the aid of study guides and online materials through the IHNA E-learning platform. Every term there is a mandatory two days simulation work shop at an IHNA campus.

Course Competency Details

14 Units are required for the award for this qualification including:

  • 6 core units
  • 8 elective units

Core Units

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

Electives

CHCPRP003 Refl ect on and improve own professional practice
BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards
HLTADM004 Manage Health billing and accounting systems
BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


* Work completed in Self Directed Learning time will be reviewed by an assessor

Delivery will be in Face-to-Face and Blended Mode

  • Theory online
  • Simulation Based Training and SBA at an IHNA campus
80 hours of placements

Notice: Please note that students who are studying in our Melbourne Campus will have to attend mandatory weekly one day class on every Saturday starting from 8th July 2017. Class timing will be 9 am to 5 pm.

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

• Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above and need to be Secondary School year 10 pass,
OR
• Be of mature age which can be demonstrated by a candidate who is at least of 21 years and has a qualification at Certificate II level or higher, OR has 2 years industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement (PEP).

• A satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate(AFP) / NCC will be required for placements.
• IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunisation process before the Professional Experience Placement start date as some facilities will not provide placement to student without immunisation.

It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.


Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA's control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations otherwise you will not be enrolled.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of client and equipment.
Communication: Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfil these requirements then please declare in your course application.

To apply for this course, just scroll down and submit an enquiry. Our representative will get back to you and provide guidance.

Online (Blended) Delivery

Perth

Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

Melbourne CBD

Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 14, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

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