HLT47315 – Certificate IV in Health Administration

Introduction

The healthcare industry relies on the operational support of administration workers in order to function.

The Certificate IV in Health Administration is a professional accreditation that focuses on the role of individuals who work in a senior operational or team leading role in the healthcare industry.

Our approach to teaching prepares you to be a competent, confident, and critical thinker in order to work at a senior operational or team leading level under direct or indirect supervision.

You can take this course as a pathway into other higher education courses in healthcare.

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Course Details

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RPL or CT ?RPL : Recognition of Prior Learning
CT : Credit Transfer

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Duration  : 52 weeks full time
Amount of Training :  770 Hours
AQF Level :4
Course Delivery : On campus and Blended
Campuses : Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Kochi
Organisation delivering the program :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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Accreditation
HLT47315 – Certificate IV in Health Administration
Funding

“This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding”

HLT47315 – Certificate IV in Health Administration
  • 52 weeks full time
  • Amount of Training is 770 Hours
  • On campus (Melbourne, Sydney, Perth) and Blended
  • Available to domestic and international students

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

ELECTIVE UNITS

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

With the Certificate IV in Health Administration in hand, you’ll be able to work professionally as a:

  • Health Administration Supervisor
  • Medical Records Section Leader
  • Senior Clinical Coder
  • Practice Manager
  • Senior Clerk
  • Executive Assistant

We offer pathways into higher level qualifications so that on completion of this certificate you can further your education with:

  • Diploma of Practice Management
  • Diploma of Nursing

“This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding”

The total tuition cost for domestic students for the HLT47315 – Certificate IV in Health Administration

State Fees Funding
Victoria AUD $3,500 Government subsidised: $0 Concession: $0
Western Australia AUD $3,500 Government subsidised: $1,820.00 Concession: $543.20 (Contact us to check Funding Eligibility) *
New South Wales AUD $3,500 No Funding Available
Offshore AUD $4,000

To know more about the IHNA Fees & Charges, click here.

*The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.

Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia
Cochin Campus
37/1989 A, Bhattathiripad Road, Kaloor, Kochi – 682 017, India

The course is provided through Face to Face or blended mode of delivery. It will be delivered over 770 hours including theory, self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training (120 hours) and 160 hours of work based training/ professional experience placement (PEP).

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do unstructured learning as assigned.

The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g.: group presentation/individual presentation.

MODE OF DELIVERY

FACE TO FACE ON-CAMPUS:

Students are required to attend 20 contact hours per week physically at the campus and professional experience placements.

BLENDED

20 contact hours will be delivered through synchronised online learning which includes on- campus simulation based training and Professional experience placement.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

The delivery mode is subject to your eligibility to access state funding requirements and other conditions, please contact our admissions consultants to know more.

There are no pre-requisites or other training package entry requirements for this course.

You are, however, required to meet the admission criteria in order to meet industry requirements. This includes that you have:

  • 18 years of age and above
  • A National Police Clearance or Australian Federal Police (AFP) Clearance certificate
  • Immunisation (this is required for the Professional Experience Placement)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Successfully complete an ACSF test and can work at Level 3 for all indicators (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission)

Physical requirements that are necessary to pass the course objectives are:

  • Strength: To assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
  • Mobility: To bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined spaces
  • Hearing: 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: To make physical assessments of client and equipment
  • Communication: To communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors

Please declare in your application if you have a disability, disorder, or if you’re on any medication that’ll require reasonable adjustments to fulfil these requirements.

You’re also required to have the below learning resource:

  • Introduction to Health Services Administration by Elsevier
  • Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 6th ed 2011 by Davi-Ellen Chabner

Our approach is to collect evidence on whether the student can perform to the standards of the workplace. This is based on the relevant unit of competency, and you’ll find these tools being used:

  • Theory Assessments (TA)
  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP)

With RPL we assess your competency based on formal, non-formal, informal learning or direct work experience based on the required skills of the course.

We use CT where you’ve completed units of study at another TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation that meet the requirements of another course. We grant credit according to the Certification, Issuing, and Recognition of Qualifications and Statements of Attainment. Assessing a CT is free.

If you’re eligible for RPL or CT you may be able to complete the course in a shorter duration with reduction to total course fees. Check your eligibility with us.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

Acknowledgement

HCI acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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