HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration

Course Overview

Combine your love of customer service and healthcare with a HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration. At Aurora Training, we offer flexible study options for our cert 3 health admin courses, with supportive, industry-experienced trainers to guide you and get you ready for your new career.

Learn more about a HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration with Aurora Training or apply now to join our next available course.


Why choose a Certificate III in Health Administration?

The Australian Government predicts a huge growth in demand for health administrators in Australia. There are thousands of health administration jobs alone, with many other career options available. If you want a career helping people, a HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration is a good pathway to consider.

Administrative roles provide essential support to healthcare workers, whether through customer service, data management, clinical coding or even as a ward clerk. With our HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration courses, you’ll learn the skills and knowledge you need to work with different people, communicate with healthcare workers, maintain financial records, provide first aid, design and produce business documents, and more. Our trainers will ensure you have the confidence and skills you need to succeed.


Course Requirements

To achieve your HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration, you must complete a total of 13 units, including 5 core units and 8 elective units. 

Core Units

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

Elective Units

  • BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records
  • BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
  • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
  • CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact
  • HLTAID011 Provide first aid
  • BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities
  • BSBTWK201 Work effectively with others

Health Administration Career Pathways

Studying for your HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration opens many career pathways, including

  • Ward clerk
  • Clinical coding clerk
  • Admissions clerk (health services)
  • Health administrative worker
  • Medical receptionist

Certificate 3 Guarantee Program

Under the Queensland Government’s Certificate 3 Guarantee Program, eligible students can receive funding support to study their HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration. Students can only access funding through the Guarantee Program once, so it’s recommended you consider your training options before applying for support.

To enrol in the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program, students must agree to complete a student training and employment survey within three months of finishing or discontinuing training. Visit the QLD Government Certificate 3 Guarantee Program page for a full list of eligibility criteria and more information.

Eligibility for Certificate 3 Guarantee Funding For The HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration

To be eligible to study for a HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program, you must:

  • Be a permanent resident of Queensland.
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.
  • Be aged 15 or above.
  • No longer be at school (with the exception of VET in school students).
  • Not have completed or currently be enrolled in a Certificate III (or higher qualification), not including qualifications completed at school.

Even if you are not eligible under the above criteria, there may still be options for you. Call our friendly admissions team on 1300 936 864 to find out more.

Student Contribution Fee

Students eligible and approved for the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program under the Queensland Government are required to pay $2 per unit and a total cost of $26 (concessional and non-concessional). This fee represents the total cost required to enrol, undertake training and be awarded the certification. Students are required to pay the fee before training commences.

Course Delivery & Details

The HLT37315 — Certificate III in Health Administration is delivered within 12 months. We offer flexible course delivery, with options to study online one-on-one with a trainer or at our Gold Coast, Toowoomba or Townsville campuses.

Benefits of Studying Your HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration at Aurora Training

With Aurora Training Institute, you receive the flexibility and support you need to be able to study, even with commitments. Our three campuses allow people from all over the state to attend on-campus study, or we also offer online study with our caring and knowledgeable trainers for those who can’t make it in. However you choose to study, our trainers always aim to give you the support and guidance you need to feel confident while being prepared for your health courses and career in healthcare administration.

Have a question about studying at Aurora Training? Enquire now or Give us a call on (07) 5522 0411 today and our friendly team will be happy to answer your query.

At a glance


Within 12 Months


Classroom or Flexible Delivery


Regular Training

Career Opportunities

Ward Clerk, Clinical Coding Clerk, Admissions Clerk (Health Services), Health Administrative Worker, Medical Receptionist


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