Qualification details

HLT32907 - Certificate III in Health Administration (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 25/Mar/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to HLT32912 - Certificate III in Health AdministrationUpdated in V5. Updated core WHS units. 07/May/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 512211 Health Practice Manager 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3291-11 Office Manager 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0809 Office Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 512211 Health Practice Manager 03/Sep/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3291-11 Office Manager 03/Sep/2007 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0809 Office Studies 03/Sep/2007 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 03/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

Not Applicable

Description

This qualification covers workers who complete a wide range of administrative tasks, under direct or indirect supervision. These functions can be carried out in a range of settings, including hospitals, community health centres, private practice, etc. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Admissions clerk
  • Clinical coding clerk
  • Administrative worker
  • Ward clerk

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

15 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:

  • 5 core units
  • 10 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Health and/or Community Services Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 3 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on the NTIS or other public listing

Core units 

BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships 

BSBMED301B Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately 

HLTHIR301B Communicate and work effectively in health 

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures 

HLTOHS200B Participate in OHS processes 

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.

Group A electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co -workers 

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander people 

Other relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with the specified Packaging Rules. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address identified workplace needs.

The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate selection. Electives may be selected from one or more groups.

Health administration /management 

BSBADM311A Maintain business resources 

BSBFIA301A Maintain financial records 

BSBFLM305C Support operational plan 

BSBFLM309C Support continuous improvement systems and processes 

BSBINM301A Organise workplace information 

BSBINN201A Contribute to workplace innovation 

BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment 

BSBMED301B Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately 

BSBMED302B Prepare and process medical accounts 

BSBMED303B Maintain patient records 

BSBMED401B Manage patient record keeping system 

BSBRKG301B Control records 

BSBRKG303B Retrieve information from records 

BSBWOR301A Organise personal work priorities and development 

BSBWRT301A Write simple documents 

HLTAD301B Assist with practice administration 

HLTCC301B Produce coded clinical data 

Work relationships 

BSBFLM312C Contribute to team effectiveness 

BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment 

BSBWOR301A Organise personal work priorities and development 

CHCCS401B Facilitate responsible behaviour 

CHCORG303B Participate effectively in the work environment 

HLTCSD306C Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour 

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