Hammond Institute

HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration

Duration:              6 to 12 Months

Delivery Mode:      Workplace / Traineeship, Online

Start Date:              Enrol Anytime

Recognition:           Nationally Recognised Training

Quality Assurance : As a registered training organisation (RTO) Hammond Institute operates within the Vocational Education and Training Quality Framework (VETQF) and the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) delivering nationally recognised qualifications and units of competency.

Certificate IV in Health Administration reflects the role of individuals who work in a senior operational or team leading role in the health industry.

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

The following  employment pathways are available to learners who complete Certificate IV in Health Administration:

  • Clinical Coding Administrator
  • Health HR Supervisor
  • Health Services Supervisor
  • Medical Records Team Leader
  • Administrative role in a medical / health environment
  • Ward clerk
  • Executive assistant

There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into this course. Students may enrol directly in the certificate IV level course without completing lower ranked qualifications.

Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Students must satisfy the following age, English and Academic requirements:

  • Age: must be 17 years or over
  • Undertake Pre-Training Review
  • Undertake LLN and digital numeracy assessment: Learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course.
  • Moderate level of computer literacy and has access to a computer/laptop/tablet/smart phone with an internet access
Fees
$4,000

Interest payment plan is avaliable.

For the full list of other optional fees that may be applicable, please refer to our Course Fees page.

Delivery methods:
The range of delivery methods may include, but not limited to the following:

  • lectures / Instructions
  • pre-reading
  • demonstrations and modelling
  • practice opportunities
  • brainstorming activities
  • group discussions
  • guided facilitation of individual or group learning activities, group work or project-based case studies

Delivery Structure:

  • Delivery structure is comprised of classroom training sessions, structured learning such as training support, learning activities, self-paced (to allow the learners to absorb and reflect on their learning), workshops and work placement.
  • The unit of competency will be delivered and assessed as stand-alone unit.

Delivery Locations:

  • Dandenong
  • Werribee
  • Craigieburn
  • Melton
  • Box Hill

Notes: Additional locations may be allocated to meet a group of learner cohort’s needs and based on demand (if practicable for Hammond Institute)

Course pathways after completing certificate IV in Health Administration

  • HLT57715 Diploma of Practice Management
  • BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration

Assessment method may include:

  • Knowledge Questions
  • Written Assignment & Case studies
  • Workplace Assessment
  • Log Book
  • Projects / Research Reviews

All assessment will be conducted in accordance with the Training Package requirements, Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence (https://www.asqa.gov.au/standards/chapter-4/clauses-1.8-1.12)

No practical placement is required.

The HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration requires 14 units of Competency.
6 core units and 8 elective units.

Core Units:

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

Industry Suggested Electives:

BSBCMM511 Communicate with Influence
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace

Other Electives options are available. Discuss options with the course coordinator.

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.

Hammond Institute does not use brokers or deliver this course through third party arrangements.

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