HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration Course Details

Accreditation : IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course
Course Code: HLT47315 Award Titles :HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration
Duration : 52 Weeks Course Delivery :Face To Face
AQF Level : 4 Campuses : Victoria / WA /NSW
Fees : Click here for more details CRICOS Code: 092898B
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The HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration is designed for those who work in a senior operational or team leading role in the health industry. Healthcare administrators and managers have the responsibility of streamlining health care services and increasing process efficiency within their facilities. They must be knowledgeable about administrative elements that could include planning, budgeting, supervising systems, and human resource management such as recruiting and managing personnel.

This course offers a nationally accredited qualification for Health Administrators who can practice at a senior operational or team leading role in health administration under direct or indirect supervision. They can work as Health Administration Staff in a variety of settings ranging from hospitals to clinics, private practices, and nursing homes, among other environments.

"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply".

Course Overview

This course will be delivered and assessed over 52 weeks , which will be structured over four terms. This will include approximately 20 hours per week of study at home, with the aid of guides and online resources through the IHNA E-learning platform. Students must attend a mandatory two days simulation work shop at an IHNA campus each term.

Course Competency Details

14 Units are required for the award for this qualification including:

•   6 core units
•   8 elective units

Core Units


Work with diverse people


Work legally and ethically


Lead effective workplace relationships


Maintain work health and safety


Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately


Implement continuous improvement



Reflect on and improve own professional practice


Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies


Implement customer service standards


Manage Health billing and accounting systems


Lead team effectiveness


Develop teams and individuals


Manage risk


Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

* Work completed in Self Directed Learning time will be reviewed by an assessor

Face to face (on-campus) classes for 2.5 days a week for 52 weeks (over 4 terms) including practical placement of up to 120 hours

80 hours of placements

Age - 18 years and above
Minimum qualification in their country - Year 12
IELTS - 5.5 overall and 5 individual or equivalent

Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are clinical practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the hospital and community health settings. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations. Additional skills and abilities are needed to perform patient/ resident care in the clinical settings to pass the course objectives and requirements.

Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a patient, and perform CPR
Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of patients and equipment.
Communication: Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfill these requirements then please declare in your course application, special needs section.

Face to face Delivery

Campus : Melbourne(Heidelberg) | Perth | Sydney(Parramatta)
Jul 03, 2017

Simulation workshops will be completed at the following venues:

Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus

Perth Campus

Sydney Campus

Upper Heidelberg Road,
Heidelberg Heights,
Victoria 3081 Australia

Level 3
Carillon City Arcade,
680-692 Hay Street Mall,
Perth WA 6000 Australia

Level 7
33 Argyle Street,
NSW 2150 Australia

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Certificate IV in Health Administration with IHNA. Before applying for the course, please check the entry requirements for this course. If you are applying for VET STUDENT LOANS, please check if you are eligible.

If you require any assistance, please feel free to contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au or call us on: +61 3 9455 4400


Note: Information provided as a guide only. The units taken into account may vary depending on the course provider. Please contact us for specific information on units and credit transfers.


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Pathways and Careers

This course may have pathways to higher level degrees such as the Diploma of Nursing, Advanced Diploma of Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Midwifery. Please visit our Pathway Planner for more information about different pathway options.

Successfully completing this course will enable you to work as a Health Administration Staff member in various healthcare settings such as Medical centres, Dental clinics, Hospitals and Community Health Centres, among others.

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