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Certificate IV in Health Administration

HLT47315 – Certificate IV in Health Administration

  • AQF Level

    4
  • Amount of Training

    830 Hours
  • Course Fee

    2,990 AUD
  • Payment Option

    Easy Payment Options
  • Mode of Delivery

    Online

You can complete this course on intensive mode in three to six months

IHNA Online Policies, Procedures & Forms Check this course currency on the National Register of VET

* Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders’ students are encouraged to apply.

Why Choose IHNA Online ?

  • Competency based training underpinned by adult learning principles
  • Scholarships are available
  • Access to 24*7 Online Library
  • Experienced educators with industry
  • Easy Payment Options
  • Finalist and Winner of national and international training award
  • Networking Opportunities with peak bodies and industries
  • IHNA Online Alumnus Status
  • Dedicated Student Support Team
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL) – learn as you practise

Course Overview

HLT47315 – Certificate IV in Health Administration online is an investment in your future and will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to deliver high-quality administrative specialisations.

  • Designed for senior operational and team leading roles.
  • Caters to the diverse aspects of the health industry.
  • Professionals in health administration must perform under supervision or sometimes lead their operational and administrative tasks
  • It is a nationally accredited course.
  • A launchpad to higher-education courses in health-care-related specialisations.

How much does a Health Administration makes in Australia

There is a huge requirement of Health Admins in the health care industry
in Australia in the coming years.

$65,000 / Annual

Based on 57 salaries

The average Health Administration salary in Australia is $65,000 (average)

IHNA (Institute of Health and Nursing Australia) is trusted by more than 𝟏𝟒𝟎𝟎𝟎+ students and has been committed to providing excellence in education and training to meet the needs of the community since 2007.

Amount of Training

The amount of training required for this course is 830 hours, however, depending upon the amount of time invested by you – it can be completed in a lesser timeframe. The graph below shows the estimated percentage of time required by different students to complete the course.

Duration Statistic
Timeframe Statistic

*Fully online IHNA Online curriculum * Can be completed in as little as 3 months

Intensive Mode: Students are encouraged to complete the course in an intense mode by learning for 40 hours per week or more, with ‘recognition of prior learning’ if available, allowing them to complete the course in as little as 3 months.

Career Opportunity

Students who complete the health administration certificate online competently may find work as a Health Administration staff in the following domains:

  • Medical Centre
  • Dental Clinics
  • Chiropractic Clinics
  • Podiatry Clinics
  • Maternal Health Care Centre
  • Other community Health Care settings

Some of the specialized roles in Health Administration include:

  • Administration supervisor
  • Business manager
  • Executive assistant
  • Medical records section leader
  • Practice manager
  • Senior clerk
  • Senior clinical coder
  • Team leader for clinical services
  • Ward clerk

What will I learn?

  • CHCLEG003

    Manage legal and ethical compliance

  • CHCDIV001

    Work with diverse people

  • BSBMED301

    Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

  • HLTWHS004

    Managing work health and safety

  • BSBCUS501

    Managing quality customer service

  • BSBFIM501

    Manage budgets and financial plans

  • HLTINF003

    Implement and monitor infection prevention control policies and procedures

  • BSBMGT502

    Managing people’s performance

  • HLTADM004

    Manage health billing and accounting system

  • BSBRSK501

    Managing risks

  • BSBINM501

    Manage an information or knowledge management system

  • HLTAID011

    Provide first aid

  • BSBMGT516

    Facilitate continuous improvement

  • BSBADM502

    Manage meetings

  • BSBWOR502

    Lead and manage team effectiveness

Course Module

Total number of units for this course = 14

8 Core units

6 Elective units

Week Wise Learning

There is a flexibility for students for learning any unit by using our online resources on their convenient time.

An affordable way to learn from IHNA Online training experts

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IHNA Online Admission Requirements

There are no formal admission requirements for this certification, students must demonstrate their competence to accomplish assignments as specified by the university.

Must be at least 16+ years old at the commencement of the course.

Successful completion of course work comparable to an Australian Year 11 course in the student’s native country is necessary for admission to this course

At Orientation, students will participate in a language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) assessment to determine their language, literacy, and numeracy competencies (prior to commencing the courses).

Students over of age of 22 will be considered as well, even if they do not fulfill the minimum academic criteria. Each case will be examined individually to determine the student’s ability to complete the course requirements

Digital literacy

Should possess basic computer skills covering the most common usages of a computer, including managing computer files, word processing, using spreadsheets and databases; creating presentations; finding information and communicating using computers; and being aware of social and ethical implications of Internet use.

IHNA Online Pathways

Pathways from this Qualification

Graduates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the health care sector

Pathways to this Qualification

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

How to Apply

Step 1
Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Enrol Now” and pay your tuition fees.
Step 2
Access: Explore the learning resources and start learning on your learning platform. Credentials, user guide and a conditional offer letter will be sent to your email
Step 3
LLN:You are required to complete an LLN test, within the first 3 days of enrolling
Step 4
Confirmation:Upon completion of your LLN and any other prerequisites, you will be issued a Confirmation of Admission
Step 5
Cooling off period:Once enrolled students have a 5 working days cooling off period (from course commencement date) to withdraw from the course and avail a full refund of the fees paid

* Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders’ students are encouraged to apply.

RPL and Credit Transfer

Students must submit a portfolio of past evidence, which may include third-party assessments, and partaking in an interview procedure. They can further have their prior learning and work experiences acknowledged in this certification. A practical demonstration of the portfolio presented by the students may also be used to evaluate student’s competencies and expertise, which will give the educators a clear idea. In addition to this mutual recognition and credit transfer allow students to have their previous formal training recognized.

Credit Transfer

Credit Transfer is only available for Australian qualifications when a student has completed the units considered necessary for a qualification at another registered training organization.

FAQ’s

Any other questions in your mind – let us give you some more clarity with the following FAQs:

When looking at healthcare degree alternatives, a degree in healthcare administration may appear to be like a degree in business administration on the surface. A healthcare administration degree provides more direct training for operating in the health-care delivery setting. Business administration offers a broader approach to job preparation because it might lead to a variety of different sectors with less preparation.

Yes, definitely!

A successful healthcare organization is managed effectively and extensively. Students enrolled in a Master of Healthcare Administration course must learn and demonstrate the skills required to successfully establish and regulate an organization focused on health and wellness. Here is the list of some 5 skills to master during a Certificate IV in Healthcare Administration Course:

  • Leadership
  • Critical Thinking
  • Adaptability
  • Management Expertise
  • Organizational Abilities

Certificate IV in Healthcare Administration course in Australia delves into the technical abilities required for the specific role. They deliver a more in-depth understanding of an industry’s specifications, practices, and responsibilities, offering students a diverse range of career opportunities.

It is expanding, it pays well, is gratifying, and a brilliant platform for those who want to find employment in the healthcare industry but do not want to work in direct client care, making it an excellent alternative for those looking for new employment options.

Healthcare administrators supervise all those who work in the healthcare facility and focus on ensuring that they have the resources they need to do their jobs. They are also in charge of ensuring that consistent employees are employed for any job openings, as well as helping and supporting both healthcare professionals and patients

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