Certificate III in Health Administration (HLT32912)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: HLT32912
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; max 12 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Gain the skills to make an invaluable contribution to any healthcare team with the online Certificate III in Health Administration. Delivered by Foundation Education, the course covers all of the theory and practical training needed to perform essential administrative functions within any medical or health services setting.

You'll master essential medical terminologies, learn how to manage patient and financial records and work effectively in a range of workplace settings. After completing this nationally recognised training program, you'll be ready to take on any number of health support roles, and contribute to maintaining an efficient and innovative workplace.


Anyone can apply.

Areas of study

In this health administration course, the subjects you will study include:

Core units:

  • BSBFLM303C - Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBMED301B - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • HLTHIR301C - Communicate and work effectively in health
  • HLTIN301C - Comply with infection control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS200A - Participate in WHS processes

Elective units:

  • BSBWOR301B - Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBADM307 - Organise schedules
  • BSBADM311A - Maintain business resources
  • BSBWRT301A - Write simple documents
  • BSBCUS301 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
  • BSBMED302B - Prepare and process medical accounts
  • BSBMED303B - Maintain patient records
  • BSBMED401B - Manage patient record keeping system
  • BSBRKG301B - Control records


Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Health Administration (HLT32912) from Foundation Education.

By completing this course, you'll open up a raft of employment opportunities in medical practices, hospitals and community health clinics. Potential job outcomes include:

  • Medical receptionist
  • Health centre receptionist
  • Administration assistant
  • Ward clerk
  • Admissions clerk

Finance options

Foundation Education offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:

  • Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
  • Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 8 months

Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card.

RTO 22557
With over 14 years in the industry, Foundation Education endeavours to deliver flexible and personalised training solutions. A student satisfaction rate of over 80% and an industry leading graduation rate of 65%, combined with state-of-the-art technology, expert trainers and ongoing support, make Foundation Education one of Australia’s leading RTOs. Specialising in business services, health services, training and education and fitness and recreation courses, Foundation Education is the perfect choice for anyone looking for quality vocational training.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

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