College Australia

Domestic Students


Certificate IV in Health Administration

Launch your career to new heights by becoming an outstanding Health Administration leader and making an epic impact in one of Australia’s fastest-growing industries.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Study online

Qld Government


Pay per unit

Workplace practical requirements

What can I expect?

Move into a senior or leadership role in health administration, expand your options within the healthcare and medical industries, and fast-track your career by gaining the essential skills and knowledge needed with a Certificate IV in Health Administration.

This certificate qualifies workers who support the effective functioning of health services at a senior operational level. These workers may also lead teams, provide workplace training, or perform a leading hand function. They do not deliver direct care to clients.

Career opportunities – where
will my studies lead me?



Medical Records Team Leader

Hospital Ward

Health Services Supervisor

Customer Service Representative

With the Certificate IV in
Health Administration qualification, you will:


Build solid foundations for a career in a healthcare leadership role through understanding and developing skills such as leading effective workplace relationships, managing human resources, including supporting recruitment and induction of staff, interpreting and applying medical terminology, and implementing continuous operational improvement


Become an outstanding leader and make a positive impact on your team and workplace in one of Australia’s fastest-growing industries


‍Study a vocational education and training (VET) accredited course, which is a nationally recognised qualification and compliant with the standards for VET accredited courses, increasing your employability


Be qualified to lead a team of health professionals within a healthcare setting on completion of the qualification

Entry requirements

Not applicable.

Workplace practical

Students may be required to undertake practical workplace tasks in an approved workplace/environment to complete their qualification. This will be discussed with your Educator or Mentor.

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 $1277 at completion

Pay Per Unit

Administration Fee of


upfront (non-refundable)

Total units: 14
Fee per unit: $200



Pay 50% upfront ($738.50)
and 50% upon completion ($738.50)

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 – Higher Level
Skills Funding:


Co-contribution Fee


per unit
Total Units


Total Cost



Co-contribution Fee


per unit
Total Units


Total Cost


Higher Level Skills Funding via the Queensland Government’s Skills Assure Program supports ELIGIBLE* students to obtain certification in Certificate IV or higher qualifications. The aim is to assist individuals in gaining the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in priority industries or transition to university to continue their studies. 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 14 units must be completed:


Core Units

Work with diverse people

Work legally and ethically

Maintain work health and safety

Lead effective workplace relationships

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Implement continuous improvement


Elective Units

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

Address customer needs

Develop work priorities

Design and produce business documents

Build client relationships and business networks

Develop teams and individuals

Communicate effectively as
workplace leader

Support the recruitment,
selection and induction of staff

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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