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Certificate III in Health Administration – HLT37315

Certificate III in Health Administration – HLT37315

Certificate III in Health Administration – HLT37315

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This Cert 3 level course HLT37315 Certificate III in Health Administration is delivered in Parramatta. This qualification reflects the role of 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 judgment to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations.

Career Outcomes

  • Admissions Clerk
  • Health Administration Worker
  • Clinical Coding Clerk
  • Ward Clerk

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this Certificate III in Health Administration qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

  • Good understanding of English
  • School certificate or equivalent (Grade 10)
  • 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid USI
  • Reading and Writing Skills (L)
  • Oral Communication skills (L)
  • Numeracy and Mathematics skills (N)

Packaging Rules
Total number of units = 13

5 core units plus
8 elective units, of which:

  • At least 3 units must come from Administration elective group
  • if not listed below, 5 units may be from any currently endorsed Training Package at Certificate III level or above OR any accredited course at Certificate III level.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Elective Units
BSBMED302 Prepare and process medical accounts
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
BSBFIN302 Maintain financial records
BSBFIN301 Process financial transactions
CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

Note: Electives listed are what is usually offered by Capital Careers, however, if these are not suitable for your target or current work then alternative electives are available. The list of alternative electives can be found at http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT37315

How long will it take?

Duration is dependent on training delivery mode, individual experience and skills. Students are required to complete a volume of learning of 1200 hours comprising of guided learning, individual study assessments and work placement. Generally the course will take anywhere between 6 months and a year to complete.

Delivery Options

Face to face (Sydney only)
Distance education (Australia wide)
Combination of face to face and distance education (Sydney only)

We deliver this cert 3 in health admin course in Parramatta

Course Cost


Please see administration fee table under policies and procedures for any additional administration fees that may be applicable to your study.

What we provide you

  • Well written and easy to follow resources via an online e-learning platform
  • Air conditioned class rooms
  • Trainers who care very much about your studies and about you!

Support Services

We understand that from time to time students may need a little extra assistance to complete their studies. At Capital Careers we have a number of support services available to help you. Please refer to our FAQs for more details.

Opportunities for Further Study

Successful completion of this program will allow participant to articulate into a number of qualifications including:

  1. HLT47321 Certificate IV in Health Administration
  2. Other Certificate IV level programs from HLT or BSB Training Package
  3. Diploma level programs from the HLT or BSB Training Package

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows a person to receive recognition and credit for the knowledge and skills they have, no matter how and where they were attained, including overseas. This can include skills from previous study, work experience and life experience.

Credit Transfer

Capital Careers has an obligation to recognise Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other registered training organisations


The Certificate III in Health Administration course will be presented in competency-based mode and the student’s competency will be assessed at all levels according to competencies and performance criteria. The training package for each competency specifies the conditions and method of assessment. Assessment methods range from completing set tasks and activities, class attendance and participation and completion of assignments / projects.



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