IHNA HLT37315 Certificate III in Health Administration Course image

Accreditations : IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course
Course Code: HLT37315 Award Titles : HLT37315 Certificate III in Health Administration
Duration : 26 weeks Course Delivery : Face-to-Face & Online (Blended)
AQF Level : 3 Campuses : Victoria / WA /NSW
Fees: Click here for more details CRICOS Code: 093195C
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This course is designed for administrative workers in the health industry. These workers follow known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for their own work under general supervision. They combine communication, customer service and technical skills, and use discretion and judgement to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations.

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

Course Overview

HLT37315 Certificate III in Health Administration

On-Campus mode

This course will be delivered over a maximum of 26 weeks. This includes a minimum 20 hours of classroom based student contact hours per week.

Blended Mode

The Blended course will be offered through a combination of e-learning and practical tasks in a simulated environment.

For both modes of delivery, completion time frames will however vary between students based on their individual skills, experiences and previous studies.

13 units are required for award of this qualification including:
•   5 core units
•   8 elective units

Core Units


Communicate and work in health or community services


Work with diverse people


Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures


Participate in workplace health and safety


Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Elective Units


Work legally and ethically


Recognise healthy body systems


Provide first aid


Prepare and process medical accounts


Maintain patient records


Design and produce business documents


Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships


Lead effective workplace relationships

The course will be offered using two modes of delivery- a classroom or a blended learning approach.

The blended learning course is offered as a combination of e-learning and practising various care skills in the simulated environment.

Based on the cohort needs, classroom sessions may be arranged to provide additional support to students undertaking study with blended mode. Students have to attend the face to face session for the skills training.

80 hours of placements

There are no pre-requisites or any other training package entry requirements for this course.

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its 'Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses' to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

Applicants seeking entry into this course should meet the following criteria:

•   Minimum 18 years of age.
•  Successful completion of Year 12 or BKSB (Basic Key Skills Builder) Exit Level 2 is mandatory.
•  Basic computer skills.
•  Satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate.
•  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

It is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

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.

The total tuition cost for the Certificate III in Health Administration

VictoriaAUD $1,800
New South WalesAUD $1,800
Western AustraliaAUD $2,800
State Government Funding is Available for Eligible Students
Other funding options are available, for more information please contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au

Enrolling in this qualification and availing the relevant state funding, may affect student's future training options and the eligibility for further government subsidised training.

Students eligible and opting for government funding must attend 20 hours of classroom sessions per week. Students failing to attend the classroom sessions will not be able to avail the funding and will be required to pay the full course fees.

Online (Blended) Delivery

Campus : Melbourne(Heidelberg) | Perth | Sydney(Parramatta)
Jun 05, 2017
Aug 07, 2017
Oct 03, 2017
Dec 04, 2017

We have three campuses, Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth and Sydney:

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

The application process involves 5 steps: application, interview (plus Language, Literacy and Numeracy), offer letter, payment and confirmation of enrolment. Applicants must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol.

Applicants can submit their initial application online.

Applications can be completed online by clicking 'Apply Online' button.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83 .

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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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