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This course is delivered by College Australia (RTO#31222).

Course Description

The HLT47315 Certificate IV In Health Administration course is ideal for those who want to develop their career in health services and work with teams of healthcare workers.

There are endless possibilities in what you can achieve after completing this course. The technical, interpersonal, conceptual and practical skills learned through this qualification will help you unlock your potential and future career in the health services industry.

This course will help you will gain the essential skills and knowledge required to provide leadership and management in a health services environment.

Where Can the Certificate IV in Health Administration Take Your Career?

The Certificate IV in Health Administration equips you with the skills and background knowledge needed to function effectively and efficiently in administering services in health care environments. These include providing leadership and training and managing staff, but not delivering direct care to people.

This course is perfect for individuals who are looking at filling up the following roles:

  • Health HR Supervisor
  • Health Services Supervisor
  • Medical Records Team

Looking at Australia’s medical assistant jobs outlook and health services-related jobs outlook will give you a glimpse of the jobs you can take on—possible tasks, salary information, skill level required, and industry growth forecast.  Click on the links to explore where this Cert IV Health Administration can take you.

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Course Details

Course Code:

Course Name:

HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration

Course Duration:

Expected Study Hours:

12 months Up to 1440 hours

Delivery Methods:


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Course Delivery Options & Duration

Course Delivery

This course is delivered through Online Self-Paced Learning by College Australia (RTO#31222). The Cert IV in Health Admin is Australia’s latest nationally accredited and recognised qualification designed to prepare you for a career in the health services industry. You will be provided with full trainer support to help you all throughout your study.

This Certificate IV in Health Administration online course is ideal if you want to study according to your own schedule and gain your qualification as fast as you can.

Your course materials are accessed online and you are free to work on the course requirements on your own time from anywhere in Australia. This health admin course is available Australia-wide, including remote areas and major cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth. It runs all throughout the year, so you can enrol and start anytime!

Course Duration

You will be given up to 12 months starting from your commencement date to complete the Self-Paced Online course.

Please read the policies and procedures in the College Australia student handbook before enrolling.

Your Certificate or Statement of Attainment will also be issued by College Australia (RTO#31222).

What Will You Learn in the Health Administration Course?

Gain the Certificate IV in Health Administration qualification through this online course, which will prepare you for a rewarding career in the health services industry.

In the context of health services, you will learn how to maintain work health and safety, lead effective workplace relationships, and appropriately interpret and apply medical terminology. You will also be taught customer service strategies, building client relationships and business networks, and how to communicate effectively as a workplace leader.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements or prerequisites for this qualification.

Qualification Pathways

The Cert IV in Health Administration enables you to pursue job roles in health services facilities. Once enrolled, you may also consider additional training to complement your health administration skills, with courses such as:

Course Units

The HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration is made up of 14 total units. These cover 6 core units and 8 elective units.

Core Units:

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

Elective Units:

BSBCUS401 – Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBCUS402 – Address customer needs
BSBWOR404 – Develop work priorities
BSBMGT402 – Implement operational plan
BSBREL402 – Build client relationships and business networks
BSBLED401 – Develop teams and individuals
 – Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
 – Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

Resources Provided by College Australia

To support you in your studies, you will be provided with:

  • Access to the College Australia Online Student Portal
  • Paper and online course resources including learning materials and assessment workbooks
  • Student support from expert trainers

Resources Supplied by the Student

To complete your studies, you will need to have access to:

  • Computer with Internet access with a reliable speed of at least 5mbps
  • Latest Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

Course Outline & Structure

Expected Study Hours

There are up to 1440 study hours for this course. You may work at a faster pace and dedicate more time to studying to complete your course more quickly!

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods for this course include a combination of written questions, projects, case studies, observation and a skills journal. These will give you maximum opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in health administration.

Vocational 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.

You can see what is required by your Vocational Placement Provider here >> Vocational Placement FAQs

Note: College Australia will assist in finding placement location.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is offered to any Learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within this qualification. This can include any previous formal or informal training and/or previous life or work experience. Simply indicate during your enrolment if you wish to apply for RPL.

Please visit College Australia’s RPL Guide for more information on this process and instructions on how to apply.

Career Pathways

Once you’ve gained the Cert IV in Health Admin, you are now qualified for a career in the health services sector.  Career information provided by My Skills includes the following job outcomes:

  • Clinical Coding Administrator
  • Health HR Supervisor
  • Health Services Supervisor
  • Medical Records Team Leader

You can also search for medical administrative, hospital ward clerk, or medical receptionist to see all the opportunities available right now.

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