College Australia

Domestic Students


Certificate III
in Health Administration

This qualification focuses on equipping administrative professionals with essential skills for roles within healthcare. You will be equipped with communication, customer service, and technical expertise to allow you to excel within your position.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Study online

Qld Government


Pay per unit

Workplace practical requirements

What can I expect?

This qualification is expertly designed to equip you with a comprehensive suite of skills and knowledge essential for a flourishing career in health or community services. Throughout this course, you will master the art of effective communication within diverse and dynamic health environments, ensuring you can work efficiently with a broad spectrum of individuals. You’ll dive deep into the critical practices of infection prevention and control and participate actively in maintaining workplace health and safety—foundational elements in any health-related role.

Additionally, the course covers maintaining financial records, designing documents, and organising schedules. This holistic approach lays a robust foundation for lifelong career progression.

Ward Clerk

Career opportunities – where
will my studies lead me?

Medical Receptionist

Ward Clerk

Admissions Clerk

Health Administrative Worker

The Certificate III
in Health Administration is for you if:


You’re passionate about making a difference in healthcare through efficient administration and support services.


You aim to develop specialised skills in managing health information, patient records, and administrative processes in medical settings.


You seek a rewarding career path that combines healthcare knowledge with the precision of administrative excellence.

Entry requirements

Not applicable.

Course Duration


months full time


months part time

Nationally Accredited Qualification

Recognised by the Australian Government as meeting a set of standards that provide vocational outcomes and lead to employment

Pathways to University


Rolling Enrolment

Enrol anytime

Learning Method

Study online at your own pace on any device

Live Webinars

Coming soon!

Fees and Payment Options:

Course fees:



Pay $1500 upfront
and Pay $477 at completion

Pay Per Unit

Administration Fee of


upfront (non-refundable)

Total units: 13
Fee per unit: $155



Pay 50% upfront ($688.50)
and 50% upon completion ($688.50)

Administration fees are non-refundable. Each unit will require payment before the release of your next unit.

For more information, please refer to our Fees, Charges & Refund Policy.

You will be required to follow your training plan. This will be discussed and agreed upon at induction. If you do not meet the obligation of the agreed timeframe, other charges may be applicable. Maximum time frames are subject to volumes of learning and qualifications being superseded.

Further charges may be applied if student obligations are not met in accordance with the agreed timeframes stated in the student training plan, discussed and determined at induction. Maximum time frames are subject to recommended study load and potential nationally authorised changes to qualification criteria.

Subsidised fee – Certificate 3
Guarantee funding


Co-contribution Fee


per unit
Total Units


Total Cost



Co-contribution Fee


per unit
Total Units


Total Cost


Certificate 3 Guarantee funding via the Queensland Government’s Skills Assure Program supports ELIGIBLE* students in obtaining their first post-school Certificate III Qualification. Students will be required to make a co-contribution fee (listed above) before the commencement of their course. For further information, – see

*Eligibility criteria apply to receive subsidised course fees and concessional status. See our funding brochure and complete the funding eligibility form below to find out more.

Qualification Structure:

A total of 15 units must be completed:


Core Units

Communicate and work in health or community services

Work with diverse people

Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

Participate in workplace health and safety

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately


Elective Units

Maintain financial records

Process accounts payable and receivable

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

Design and produce business documents

Organise workplace information

Contribute to workplace innovation

Organise schedules

Provide first point of contact





It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

We aim to help our students as much as possible. That’s why you can apply for and start your study journey in three easy steps.



Apply for the course you want with College Australia by completing the quick and easy online Enrolment Form. Click on the link below and choose the relevant qualification. When we receive your application, we will send you an email regarding the pre-enrolment eligibility requirements, including a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment, Recognition of Prior Learning application and an outline of documentation required for your enrolment to proceed.


Meet your mentor

We will call you to confirm details, discuss eligibility, workplace and assessment requirements and ensure everything is correct.

This interview forms part of your orientation into your course and will allow you to ask further questions.

You will then be required to make payment.

Once payment is received, we will then send you the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). This Includes details of your Educator and your Training Plan outlining the units you are undertaking and due dates


Commence your studies

You will receive an email with your login details. Remember these details and bookmark the login URL in your browser. Logging in will give you access to your first unit in the online portal.

Start on your first unit.

RPL students
Your Educator will contact you to progress the RPL process if you are undertaking this pathway.

Congratulations. You’re on your way to completing your new qualification!

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We provide a range of leading-edge online courses relevant to the real world, easily accessible and create pathways to successful job outcomes. Wherever your career aspirations lead you, you will graduate with a nationally recognised qualification to get you there.