HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration

Course Overview

Looking for an exciting pathway into the health industry?

This qualification reflects the role of administrative workers in the health industry. These workers follow known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for their own work under general supervision. They combine communication, customer service and technical skills, and use discretion and judgement to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations.

Course Delivery

The HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration is delivered within 12 months. Students can choose one of the following delivery options:

  • Classroom environment: Weekly classroom sessions at our delivery locations; or
  • Flexible delivery: Self-paced learning with one-on-one contact with a trainer.

Payment Options

Flexible payment options are available. You may be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee program which is funded by the Queensland Government. Click here for more information.

Course Requirements

To achieve a HLT37315 – Certificate III in Health Administration, 13 units must be completed 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

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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