HLT37315 Certificate III in Health Administration in schools

Get a head start on your exciting and rewarding healthcare career

Do you want a career in healthcare?

Healthcare is one of the largest industries in Australia, and a variety of administration positions are opening up in this field.

Unlike many other careers, jobs in healthcare administration includes a variety of locations, including hospitals, doctor’s offices, public health institutions, health insurance companies, long-term care facilities and more. The wide range of opportunities available provides many opportunities for career advancement.

Kickstart your rewarding career with a Medical Administration Training (MAT) qualification.

Download the Course Guide here.

FAQ's (Frequently asked questions)

Do you have specific or start dates? No. You can enrol and get started anytime.

Are there class minimum requirements? No. We are happy to help individuals or groups achieve their educational goals.

How is the course delivered? 100% online – Students login to our easy to use eLearning hub and work on the course anywhere, anytime.

What support is offered to me?  All students are assigned a dedicated qualified trainer to provide guidance and a student administration support officer who will do progress check-ins and assist with the learning journey.

What equipment do I need? You will need access to email and a computer with Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent, a good internet connection and run the most updated version of your browser, like Firefox or Chrome.

Do you offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)? Yes, however we usually find that grade 11 & 12 students haven’t yet completed sufficient study or employment that can be used towards RPL.

Is there a work placement component? No.

What are the advantages of doing a Certificate III? This qualification can help you transition into employment in a variety of health administration roles or be used as a gateway to further studies.



There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification however basic computer skills are required.


There are five ACSF Indicator levels. 1,2,3,4,5 Click here to view.

This course requires students to have foundation skill level: Numeracy 2, Learning 2, Writing 2, reading 2, Oral 2 in English. All students will be assessed on their Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) on enrolment.


Courses usually take 12-24 months to complete, depending on the type of training schedule undertaken by the student. Students study from anywhere, anytime. As this is a flexible learning program students can complete much sooner if they desire.


You can start as soon as your enrolment is processed! For more information, download the guide.


This course is a great combination of administration skills and health environment knowledge.

Here are the units you will study:
5 x Core Units:
CHCCOM005 – Communicate & work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
BSBMED301 – Interpet and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies
HLTWHS001 – Participate in Workplace Health and Safety

8 x Elective Units
CHCCS010 – Maintain a high standard of service
BSBITU306 – Design and produce business documents
BSBMED304 – Assist in controlling stocks and supplies
BSBMED305 – Prepare and process medical accounts
BSBMED302 – Maintain patient records
BSBFLM309 – Support continuous improvement systems and processes
CHCCCS020 – Respond effectively to behaviours of concern


100% online – Students login to our easy to use eLearning hub and work on the course anywhere, anytime.


The full tuition fee is $2850. This includes absolutely everything! This course fee can be paid in full or we offer 12 month parent payment plans with weekly or fortnightly payment options.


This qualification is funded by the Queensland government under:

If you have completed Year 12 in the last 12 months – Free tafe for Year 12 Graduates program (Eligibility criteria applies To find out more Click here


If it has been more than 12 months since you completed year 12 – Certificate 3 guarantee program (Eligibility criteria applies To find out more Click here


If you are eligible for funding please use the links above to complete our funding application.

If you are not eligible for funding you can enrol now by clicking here. 

Ready for new career opportunities?