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HLT47315 – Certificate IV in Health Administration | International Students

Introduction

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 Start Dates

Session Time

Melbourne Heidelberg Campus ( Face to Face )
April Intake : Wednesday to Friday 1.30 PM to 6.30 PM.

Fees and Funding

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

Campus Location

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, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street,Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia

Course Delivery

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 Content

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

ELECTIVE UNITS

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

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.

Learning Resources

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.

  • Introduction to Health Services Administration By Elsevier
  • 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.

How Is The Course Assessed?

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

Pathways & Career Outcomes

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.

Apply Now

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 .

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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
Duration  : 40 Weeks
Volume of Learning  : 1 year
Amount of Training  : 770 hours
AQF Level : 4
CRICOS Code : 092898B
Course Delivery : Face-to-Face
Campuses : Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth and Sydney
Organisation delivering the program : Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification : Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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