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HLT47315 – Certificate IV in Health Administration | International Students

 HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration

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IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course


Qualification Code : HLT47315 Qualification Name : HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration
Duration : 40 Weeks Volume of Learning : 1 year Amount of Training : 770 hours
AQF Level : 4 Course Delivery : Face-to-Face
RTO ID : 21985 Campuses : Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth and Sydney
CRICOS Code: 092898B Fees : Click here for more details
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The HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration reflects the role of individuals who work in a senior operational or team leading role in the health industry.

Health Administration Workers complete a wide range of administrative and operational tasks under direct or indirect supervision.

The aim of the course is to produce competent, confident, critically thinking Health Administrators with a nationally accredited qualification in order to practice at senior operational or team leading level in health administration under direct or indirect supervision. This course may also provide a pathway into other higher education courses in health care.



Course Overview

FACE TO FACE/ CLASSROOM:

The course is provided through teacher led classroom mode delivery It will be delivered over 770 hours, including theory (20 contact hours per week at an IHNA campus), self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training (120 hours) and at least 160 hours of work based training / professional experience placement (PEP) in two blocks of 2 weeks each after each semester.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g.: group presentation/individual presentation.

Course Competency Details

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

  • 6 core units
  • 8 elective units

Core Units

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

BSBLDR402

Lead effective workplace relationships

HLTWHS003

Maintain work health and safety

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

BSBMGT403

Implement continuous improvement

Electives

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

BSBCUS401

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBCUS403

Implement customer service standards

HLTADM004

Manage Health billing and accounting systems

BSBLDR403

Lead team effectiveness

BSBLED401

Develop teams and individuals

BSBRSK501

Manage risk

BSBSUS501

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


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

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

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

ADMISSION CRITERIA:

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.

Offshore International students who wish to apply for this course must meet the following requirements.

  • Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination (Academic) with a minimum total band score of 5.5 and minimum score of 5.0 in each of the four components of listening, reading, writing and speaking or meets equivalent English language proficiency requirements;

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).

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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS (PEP)

Professional Experience Placements (PEP) is a compulsory component of this course and 100% attendance is mandatory. Students must complete all theory and simulation components satisfactorily prior to attending placements.

The Professional Experience Placements will be 5 days a week. Students may be allocated a morning (AM) or afternoon (PM) shifts. Morning shifts usually start at 7 am and evening shifts can finish at 10.30pm. Each shift is 8.5 hours long (including 30 mins meal break).

PEPs are undertaken in partnership with a wide range of placement providers. These providers are located throughout metropolitan, regional and rural areas, and in some cases interstate. Students must consider that they may be required to travel or relocate for the duration of the placement to the facility location. Students must attend as per schedule; no special arrangements or changes will be made on the allocated placements. PEPs may be cancelled without prior notice by the facility.

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement.

  • A satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate (AFP)/ NCC will be required for all PEPs
  • IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunization process before the Professional Experience Placement start date as some facilities will not provide placement to student without immunisation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable adjustments" in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA's control.

The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable adjustments. Our courses cater to a range of candidates. The candidates are required to be physically fit to manage tasks.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

  • Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, 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 client 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 or disorder or on any longer medications that will require reasonable adjustments to fulfil these requirements, then please declare in your course application.

IHNA requires all enrolling students to have the below learning resources that will support their learning process.

Mandatory Textbook

Students must purchase this prescribed textbook as mentioned below.

1. Introduction to Health Services Administration By Elsevier

2. Chabner: Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 6th ed 2011

Computers

IHNA has a computer lab with computers that can be accessed during working hours. Students must have a personal computer and access to internet to access all learning resources, online library, assessments, communicate with educators, fellow students, support services etc.

All students must have a basic computer knowledge and skills.

Assessment strategies are implemented for collecting evidence and making judgements about whether competency has been achieved by the learner.

The assessments confirm whether an individual can perform to the standards expected in the workplace, as expressed in the relevant endorsed unit of competency.

Assessment tools used include :

  • Theory Assessments (TA)
  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP) Book

The total tuition cost for the HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration is AUD $10,500 for international students.

For more information please Click here or contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au or call 1800 22 52 83

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Face to face Delivery

Perth (Hay Street Mall)

Mar 08, 2019
Jun 07, 2019
Sep 06, 2019
Mar 06, 2020
Jun 05, 2020
Sep 04, 2020

Sydney (Parramatta)

Mar 08, 2019
May 10, 2019
Aug 09, 2019

Simulation workshops will be completed at the following venues:


Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus

597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road,
Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081 Australia

Perth Campus

Level 4, Carillon City Arcade,
680-692 Hay Street Mall, Perth WA 6000 Australia

Sydney Campus

Level 7, 33 Argyle Street,Parramatta,
NSW 2150 Australia

Thank you for your interest in applying for the HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration with IHNA. Before applying for the course, please check the entry requirements for this course.

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

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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