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Certificate III in Health Administration


Develop the essential skills to support the day-to-day operations of a healthcare practice with a Certificate III in Health Administration from Mater Education.

This course will provide you with the necessary training to work in administrative roles across a range of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, specialist and general practices, aged care facilities, dentists, and allied health professions.

Whether you want to work in the healthcare industry, or you’re already employed in a healthcare role and looking to upskill, earning a health administration qualification will give you a competitive edge.

You’ll have a range of possible career pathways to choose from upon graduating, including:

  • Medical receptionist
  • Medical administration
  • Ward clerk
  • Medical records clerk
  • Medical secretary.

On successful completion you will graduate with a HLT37315 Certificate III in Health Administration qualification that will carry the Nationally Recognised Training logo.The course is delivered through a combination of campus-based workshops and assessments that allow students to develop relevant skills in simulated workplace environments while advancing their clinical knowledge. 

Enrol in this health administration course online today.

Course information

  • Mater Education wants everyone enrolled into the program to have every opportunity to succeed at their study. Our program is dynamic, and delivered in a way that caters to all learning styles.

    When applications are open, you will need to complete an online application including:

    1. Addressing the following three criteria:

    • What motivates you to pursue a career in healthcare at this time?
    • Why do you think the Mater Education program would suit you?
    • How do you plan to balance your life, work and full-time study commitments while undertaking the health administration program?

    2.  Details of your work history and voluntary experience

    3. Details of any prior education, including copies of any qualifications, Statements of Attainment or a transcript of completed study and/or your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education awarded for the completion of year 12.


    Applicants that address the defined criteria as published and whose answers are clear and informative will progress to the next stage. 

    Stage 1: To set you up for success, we'll ask you to undergo a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) evaluation before starting the program. The LLN evaluation will give us an insight into your reading, writing and numeracy skills, and help us plan any extra support you may need to succeed in the program. 

    Stage 2: Applicants who display competence at or above Exit Level 2 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) across all five core skills of learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy will be invited to an interview.

    Additional requirements

    Students will require access to a reliable internet connection enabling access to Mater Education’s virtual learning environment, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.


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Scholarship information

At Mater Education, we are committed to helping those who are passionate about healthcare to achieve their goals. Through our range of scholarships we are able to assist those who need extra support.

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Monthly Three four day workshops South Brisbane
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  • Australian Qualifications Framework

  • Skills Assure

  • Nationally Recognised Training