Qualification details

HLT32912 - Certificate III in Health Administration (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 07/May/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT32907 - Certificate III in Health AdministrationUpdated in V5. Updated core WHS units. 06/May/2012
Is superseded by HLT37315 - Certificate III in Health AdministrationThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules. 05/Aug/2015

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBADM311A - Maintain business resourcesMaintain business resources N/A
BSBFIA301A - Maintain financial recordsMaintain financial records N/A
BSBFLM303C - Contribute to effective workplace relationshipsContribute to effective workplace relationships N/A
BSBFLM305C - Support operational planSupport operational plan N/A
BSBFLM309C - Support continuous improvement systems and processesSupport continuous improvement systems and processes N/A
BSBFLM312C - Contribute to team effectivenessContribute to team effectiveness N/A
BSBINM301A - Organise workplace informationOrganise workplace information N/A
BSBINN201A - Contribute to workplace innovationContribute to workplace innovation N/A
BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environment N/A
BSBMED301B - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyInterpret and apply medical terminology appropriately N/A
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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 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Recordkeeping,Ancillary Health Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Admissions Clerk (Health Services),Clinical Coding Clerk,Health Administrative Worker,Ward Clerk 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 512211 Health Practice Manager 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3291-11 Office Manager 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0809 Office Studies 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 07/May/2012 
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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 TGA or other public listing

Core units 

BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships

BSBMED301B Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

HLTHIR301C Communicate and work effectively in health

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTWHS200A Participate in WHS 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

BSBWOR301B 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

BSBWOR301B Organise personal work priorities and development

CHCCS401C Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCORG303B Participate effectively in the work environment

HLTCSD306D Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

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