Certificate IV in Health Administration (HLT43212)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: HLT43212
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

Whether you currently work in a hospital, in community health or a private practice - or you'd like to - holding a qualification in health administration will ensure you're ready to take on the challenge of supervising others. Health care is a large and growing industry, and the skills you will learn in this course are easily translated across a number of roles.

From understanding and applying medical terminology to making decisions based on legal and ethical frameworks, the subjects covered here will ready you to take on the business end of health service provision.

You will learn to manage patient records, analyse and present information to practitioners, support staff recruitment and apply customer service strategies - all vital parts of the medical machine. And with this online qualification you can study at your own pace, from your own place - so you can apply the lessons as you go.


Anyone can apply.

Areas of study

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

Core units:

  • BSBWOR401A - Establish effective workplace relationships
  • BSBMED301B - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • HLTHIR402D - Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry
  • HLTHIR506C - Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements
  • HLTWHS300A - Contribute to WHS processes

Elective units:

  • BSBLDR403 - Lead team effectiveness
  • BSBCUS401B - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • BSBCUS402B - Address customer needs
  • BSBCUS403B - Implement customer service standards
  • BSBHRM404 - Review human resource functions
  • BSBHRM405 - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • BSBRES401A - Analyse and present research information
  • BSBMED401B - Manage patient record keeping system
  • HLTCOM404C - Communicate effectively with clients
  • HLTHIR403C - Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Health Administration (HLT43212) from Foundation Education.

The range of skills you'll learn in this course can be applied across the spectrum of health professions. If you'd like to start out in the healthcare industry then this course will prepare you to become an effective team leader, with the ability to manage health-related information and get the best out of your colleagues.

Potential career pathways include:

  • Administrative supervisor
  • Medical records section leader
  • Senior clinical coder
  • Senior clerk
  • Team leader for clinical services
  • Senior clerk
  • Team leader for clinical services
  • Executive assistant
  • Ward 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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