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HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration


Streamline processes and heighten efficiency as a Health Administrator!

The HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration gives you a thorough grounding in a wide range of administrative and operational knowledge and skills that are required to be a Health Administrative worker within the Australian healthcare system. This course is delivered over a total duration of 12 months, structured over 4 terms.

  • Accreditations/
    Funding :
    IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course
Course Code: HLT47315 Award Titles :HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration
AQF Level : 4 Course Delivery :Face To Face
Duration : 40 Weeks Campuses :Victoria / WA /NSW
Provided By :
Institute of Health and Nursing Australia
CRICOS Code: 092898B

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.

The classroom course has a total planned duration of 40 weeks, structured over 4 terms, including approximately 20 hours of self-study at home every week, and 2 days of simulation workshop on campus every term.

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 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;
• Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above.
• 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.

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

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

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.

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

To apply for this course, just scroll down and submit an enquiry. Our representative will get back to you and provide guidance.

Face to face Delivery

Campus : Perth (Hay Street Mall) | Sydney (Parramatta)
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

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