The Certificate IV in Health Administration focuses on practical learning and will provide you with the skills to undertake a range of administrative tasks relevant to the health services.
Career opportunities, include:
- medical receptionist
- administrative role in a medical / health environment
- ward clerk
- executive assistant
Pathways to further study:
- HLT57715 Diploma of Practice Management
- BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration
Studying the Certificate IV in Health Administration at Holmesglen
You will be taught the legal and ethical requirements within the health industry, including how to work with culturally diverse clients and manage patient records.
This course is also suitable if you provide administrative functions in health and medical services where you are required to work autonomously or as a senior member of staff in an administrative team.
Classes are scheduled across four days over a semester on campus or via WebEx remote delivery.
Tuesday 9am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 9am to 3.30pm
Thursday 9am to 4pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
||Lead effective workplace relationships
||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
||Work legally and ethically
||Report on financial activity
||Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
||Design and produce business documents
||Develop and use complex spreadsheets
||Reflect on and improve own professional practice
||Manage health billing and accounting system
||Implement continuous improvement
||Work with diverse people
||Maintain work health and safety
||Manage patient recordkeeping system
||Produce coded clinical data
| Code || Name |
|BSBLDR402||Lead effective workplace relationships|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|BSBFIA412||Report on financial activity|
|BSBHRM405||Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|HLTADM004||Manage health billing and accounting system|
|BSBMGT403||Implement continuous improvement|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|BSBMED401||Manage patient recordkeeping system|
|HLTADM005||Produce coded clinical data|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
The language, literacy and numeracy levels required for this course are based on the ACSF. They are:
• Language = 2
• Numeracy = 2
Students sit a BKSB test and must have a IELTS score of 5
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
After completing this course, you will receive the HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration.
How to apply
Apply via agent
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Course Fee||$6,400.00||per annum|
|Non Tuition Costs*
*Includes but is not limited to living costs, overseas student health cover insurance premium and visa fees. Additional living costs apply for spouse/de facto and dependent children.
All fees are indicative only. Holmesglen reviews its tuition fees and charges annually. You will be required to pay the current fee that applies from the beginning of the next study period.
An additional administration fee may apply where the application is submitted directly to Holmesglen and not through a Holmesglen-approved education agent.
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Tuition Fee Protection Service
The Tuition Protection Service (TPS) is an initiative of the Australian Government to assist international students whose education providers are unable to fully deliver their course of study for which tuition fees are paid. Read more about the TPS here
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