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HLT47321 Certificate IV in Health Administration

HLT47321 Certificate IV in Health Administration

Certificate IV in Health Administration – HLT47321

certificate iv in health administration

This cert 4 level health admin course, HLT47321 Certificate IV in Health Administration is delivered in Parramatta. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in a senior operational or team leading role in the health industry.






Career Outcomes

  • Executive Assistant,
  • Health Administration Supervisor,
  • Medical Records Section Leader,
  • Ward Clerk,
  • Practice Manager,
  • Senior Clinical Coder

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this Certificate IV 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 = 14

9 core units plus
6 elective units, of which:

  • At least 4 units must come from the listed electives
  • if not listed below, 2 units may be from any current endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

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

BSBMED305 Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTADM010 Facilitate a coordinated approach to client care
HLTCCD003 Use medical terminology in health care
HLTINF007 Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies and procedures
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

Elective Units

BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies
BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
BSBMED401 Manage patient recordkeeping system
HLTAID011 Provide first aid

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 may be available. The list of alternative electives can be found at http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT47321

How long will it take?

Duration is dependent on training delivery mode, individual experience and skills. Students with no experience are required to complete a volume of learning of 1000 hours comprising of guided learning, individual study and assessments. 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 4 in Health Administration 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
  • Practical sessions conducted in a simulated working environment using equipment associated with an Disability Care facility.
  • Trainers who care very much about your studies and about you!

Opportunities for Further Study

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

  • Other Certificate IV level programs from HLT Training Package
  • Other Certificate IV level programs from BSB Training Package
  • Diploma level programs from the HLT or BSB Training Packages

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 IV 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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