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Certificate IV in Health Administration


Streamline processes and heighten efficiency as a Health Administrator!

The Certificate IV in Health Administration gives you a thorough grounding in a wide range of administrative and operational knowledge and skills that are required to be a Health Administrative worker within the Australian healthcare system. This course is delivered over a total duration of 12 months, structured over 4 terms.

  • Accreditations/
    Funding :
    IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course
Course Code: HLT47315 Award Titles :HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration
AQF Level : 4 Course Delivery :Face To Face
Duration : 50 Weeks Campuses :Victoria / WA /NSW
Provided By :
Institute of Health and Nursing Australia
CRICOS Code: 092898B

The total tuition cost for the Certificate IV in Health Administration is AUD $10,500

For those who are looking for a career in Healthcare administration, where you can put your people skills to play, the Certificate IV in Health Administration is the right choice.

On completing this course, you can work as a Health Administration Staff member in a variety of settings ranging from hospitals to clinics, private practices, and nursing homes, among other environments.

This course will open up many rewarding career opportunities, as jobs are always available for talented and skilled workers in this sector.

The course will cover topics such as the following: Work with diverse people, Work legally and ethically, Maintain work health and safety, Implement customer service standards, Manage health billing and accounting systems, and more. This course aims to nurture skilled and efficient Health Administrative workers who can streamline and manage administrative and back office processes with competence.

Our Certificate IV in Health Administration (HLT47315) is a well-recognised course that is nationally accredited by Nationally Recognised Training in Australia (a joint initiative of the Australian and State and Territory governments).

Further learning pathways:

This course offers pathways to further studies such as:

The classroom course has a total planned duration of 50 weeks, structured over 4 terms, including approximately 20 hours of self-study at home every week, and 2 days of simulation workshop on campus every term.

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 Reflect 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

Face to face (on-campus) classes for 2.5 days a week for 50 weeks (over 4 terms) including practical placement of up to 120 hours

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.

On successful completion of the Certificate IV in Health Administration(HLT47315), students can work as Administration supervisors, Business managers, Executive assistants, Medical records section leaders, Practice managers, Senior clerk, Senior clinical coder, Team leader for clinical services, Ward clerk among other job roles in the healthcare administration sector.

International students should have:

• A satisfactory English Proficiency: A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic) with no band less than 5. IHNA accepts equivalent scores in OET, TOEFL iBT and PTE.
• Satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 12 or equivalent
• Must be of a minimum age of 18+ at the time of course commencement

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test conducted by IHNA 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.

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.

Face to face Delivery

Campus : Perth | Sydney(Parramatta)
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

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