HLT47315

Certificate IV in Health Administration

Certificate IV in Health Administration

The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Health Administration (HLT47315) teaches you how to understand and apply medical terminology, manage patient record-keeping systems and contribute to the organisational effectiveness of the health industry. In addition to this, you will learn a variety of customer service strategies which will allow you to provide quality client care in a range of medical and health care environments.

With a Certificate IV in Health Administration (HLT47315) you’ll be able to perform a range of administrative functions in health services, both autonomously and as a senior member of staff in an administrative team. You may find yourself working in medical institutions, such as clinics, hospitals, community health centres and private practices. Once you’ve attained this online health care qualification, you can also choose to continue your studies and expand your career opportunities with a Diploma of Practice Management.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.
 
Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with our updated course due for release in the next few months. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 31 July 2024 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome.
HLT47315 Foundation Education Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate IV
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Self-paced; complete within 12 months
  • Start date:
    Anytime - start today!
  • Awarded by:
    Foundation Education
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Health Assistant | Health Administrator | Medical Records Section Leader | Senior Admissions Clerk | Senior Administrative Worker | View All

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The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Health Administration (HLT47315) teaches you how to understand and apply medical terminology, manage patient record-keeping systems and contribute to the organisational effectiveness of the health industry. In addition to this, you will learn a variety of customer service strategies which will allow you to provide quality client care in a range of medical and health care environments.

With a Certificate IV in Health Administration (HLT47315) you’ll be able to perform a range of administrative functions in health services, both autonomously and as a senior member of staff in an administrative team. You may find yourself working in medical institutions, such as clinics, hospitals, community health centres and private practices. Once you’ve attained this online health care qualification, you can also choose to continue your studies and expand your career opportunities with a Diploma of Practice Management.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.
 
Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with our updated course due for release in the next few months. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 31 July 2024 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome.

Eligibility

Education
You will need to have completed year 12, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:

  • A qualification at Certificate II level or higher OR
  • 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Minimum Age
You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Residency Status
You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

Computer Requirements

In order to complete the on-line part of the course you will need regular access to the following:

Computer:      Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points

Internet:        High speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic

Windows :     Operating system – Windows 8 or above

Internet Browser: Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

MAC :            Operating system - OS X 10.14 Mojave or later

Software:       Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download)

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

  • BSBLDR402 - Lead effective workplace relationships
  • BSBLDR403 - Lead team effectiveness 
  • BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs 
  • BSBCUS403 - Implement customer service standards
  • BSBHRM404 - Review human resources functions
  • BSBHRM405 - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • BSBRES411 - Analyse and present research information
  • BSBMGT403 - Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately 
  • BSBMED401 - Manage patient record-keeping system
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
  • HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety
  • HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

Foundation Education provides students with access to quality vocational education and employment opportunities alongside their sister brand, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT), and a robust network of industry partners all around Australia.  

With courses designed by industry experts, you'll gain the knowledge and experience to graduate with the job-ready skills employers seek. Plus, you can learn at your pace and place with flexible study options. 

Whether you're interested in a career as a Dental Assistant, Teacher Aide, Office Manager, Physiotherapy Assistant, or something else, Foundation Education has a vocational study option to take you where you want to go. 

The Foundation Education difference means:

  • Flexible Online Study – The theoretical component of the courses can be completed online at your own pace.
  • Industry Relevant Courses – Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to provide you with comprehensive skills and knowledge required to graduate job-ready.
  • National Recognised Training - Every Certificate and Diploma offered is nationally recognised and accredited, meeting established industry needs and national quality assurance requirements.

 

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Dedicated Student Support – Foundation Education's industry-experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Health Administration (HLT47315) 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.

Curious about where a career in health administration could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Foundation Education offers flexible payment plans beginning from just $55.55* a week!

Enquire now to find out more about instalment plans or saving on your course fees by paying upfront.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

*Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. Foundation Education uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. Weekly payment amount provided is already inclusive of the transaction fee.

 

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