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Offering Info

Certificate III in Health Administration

  • National Course Code: HLT37315
  • TAFE NSW code: HLT37315-01V02-22GRV-046

Location – Granville

Attendance

Variable

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

20 Hours per week

Duration

18 weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate III in Health Administration provides you with the tools to kick-start your career in the Health industry. Whether you are wanting to work as a health assistant, support worker or therapy aide, this course will give you the theoretical and practical knowledge to do so.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Define and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disabilities, mental health challenges, diverse backgrounds and those experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • An interest in the health industry
  • The ability to follow routines and procedures
  • The autonomy to work independently
  • Good communication, customer service and technical skills
  • Great time management and organisational skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Health assistant
  • Support worker
  • Therapy aid
  • Health administrative worker
  • Clinical coding check
  • Admissions clerk (health services)

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate IV in Health Administration
  • Diploma of Practice Management
  • Certificate II in Business

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship

TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate III in Health Administration as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the health industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

Depending on your place of work and before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you may be required to provide evidence of the following:

  • A National Police Check requirement governed by NSW Health
  • You will need to sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct, and any other forms, required by NSW Health to work within the healthcare industry
  • Vaccinations and health screenings that are compliant with NSW Health policy. You will need to provide your Health Care Worker/ Students Vaccination Record Card
  • Valid Working with Children Check (WWWC) depending on your place of work

Your workplace will let you know when you need to provide evidence of any requirements.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An interest in the health industry
  • The ability to follow routines and procedures well
  • The autonomy to take responsibility for your own work under general supervision
  • Good communication, customer service and technical skills and can use discretion and judgement to adapt and transfer your skills to different situations
  • Sufficient literacy and numeracy skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

WORK PLACEMENTS
You may be required to comply with some (or all) of these compulsory work placement components, which assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment. Prior to enrolment, you will need to confirm the total number of hours and check if you are responsible for arranging your work placement.

  1. NSW HEALTH
    Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
    Meet NSW Healths - Criminal Record Check requirements;
    Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms required by NSW Health;
    Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information on NSW Healths requirements, and to access required forms, it is recommended you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

  1. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
    http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

  2. COMMUNITY AND CHILDRENS SERVICES
    Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Childrens Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
    http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

  3. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT
    Generally work placements only occur after a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a variable, combination course. You must attend approximately 20 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 5 - 10 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 2 days a week for 18 weeks.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Thursday and Friday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • Stationary and access to computer with internet.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
Elective Units
Number Title
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation
BSBMED302 Prepare and process medical accounts
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Granville
Phone 131 601

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