Study with Inspire Education and learn how to work well with your staff to help them effectively and efficiently administer health services to patients. You can use these qualifications to advance your career in the industry and to better respond to the needs of your business.Free Course Infopack
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This course is ideal for those who want to develop their career in health services and work with teams of healthcare workers.
This course unit is designed for employees who are regularly in close contact with clients and co-workers, as required by their job roles. It is also applicable to those who work in health and direct client care environments.
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of jobs can people completing health courses normally pursue?
Completing health courses is the minimum standard to work in many types of health services in Australia.
You can typically apply for the following health services jobs:
- Health HR Supervisor
- Health Services Supervisor
- Medical Records Team
- Work health and safety officer
- Workplace infection specialist
What main skills will I learn when I complete a course in health services?
The Certificate IV in Health Administration will prepare you and set you up for success in the health and services industry. You will learn how to maintain work health and safety, lead effective workplace relationships, and appropriately interpret and apply medical terminology.
While the Infection Prevention and Control Training unit will teach you the skills and knowledge on following organisational infection control and prevention. By enrolling in this course you will learn how to follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control, identify infection hazards and assess risks and follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards.
How long will it take me to complete each health service qualification?
For the Cert IV Health and Administration, you have up to 1440 study hours for this course. You may work at a faster pace and dedicate more time in studying to complete your course sooner!
While for the Infection Prevention and Control Training unit, study hours range from 12 to 32 hours, depending on your existing experience, knowledge, and skills in this area.
What evidence can I submit if I want to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning for a course in health services?
If you wish to apply RPL for qualifications in health services, the examples of acceptable evidences are the following:
- Course transcripts, statement of attainment, and certificates
- References and documentation of your previous work responsibilities
- Work samples
To apply, simply indicate on your enrolment form that you wish to receive RPL. An RPL Assessor will contact you to check your eligibility for each unit and explain what you need to submit. The amount of RPL you receive will depend on the evidence you provide and any remaining assessment can be completed through gap training.
Is vocational (work) placement required, and where should I get a placement?
All students are required to complete Vocational Placement as part of this course to help you develop your skills and knowledge in health services.
To gain your qualification, you will need to initiate contact with a registered and approved health care facility and undertake a required 5-day vocational placement in a health care role. This allows you to gain practical industry and workplace experience where you will be taught how to apply the lessons you learned during your training.
*Payment plans and options are available to selected courses only. Course timetables only for courses that offer blended delivery option.