Diploma of Clinical Coding
for International Students


RTO compliant ICD-10-AM 12th Ed
Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and
Australian Coding Standards (ACS)

$6,100 – $6,750

2-4 years
Full or Part Time

Active Tutor Support

Any time
Flexible Hours

Embark on Your Clinical Coding Career

Please note that this course is for International Students ONLY.  If you are an Australian Student, please visit our Clinical Coding for Australian Students page.

This package fully prepares students for entry level Clinical Coding (ICD-10-AM) using the International Classification of Diseases – Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) and the Australian Coding Standards (ACS).

It is recognised for entry-level clinical coding work in Hospitals, Government, Insurance and Research organisations. This includes: analyse diseases, injuries and procedures undertaken at hospitals using ICD-10-AM according to National and Jurisdictional requirements.

Recognition of Prior Learning

If you are a Clinician (Medical Doctor , Registered Nurse or Midwife), your prior experience enables you to do an abridged version of the Diploma.  Please  ensure you upload copies of your credentials during the enrolment process.

If you are not a Clinician, but you would like to know if your work experience is applicable for credit, please follow the steps outlined below to apply and wait to hear from us before proceeding to enrolment.

Recognition on Successful Completion

eHE is authorised by the Australian Government to issue qualifications including certificates associated with this course.

Upon successful completion you will receive the Diploma of Clinical Coding (HLT50321) indicating that you have successfully shown your competence in the areas below.

  • HLTCCD001 Understanding of the Healthcare system
  • HLTCCD002 Interpret and Navigate Healthcare records
  • HLTCCD003 Use Medical Terminology in Healthcare
  • HLTCCD004 Interpret Clinical Documentation
  • HLTCCD005 Abstract Information for Clinical Coding
  • HLTCCD006 Undertake Basic Clinical Coding
  • HLTCCD007 Undertake Moderately Complex Clinical Coding
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in Workplace Health and Safety

If you do not complete or pass the whole Diploma you may request an Statement of Attainment for those competencies you did successfully complete.

Course Structure

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Enroling in the Diploma of Clinical Coding (HLT50321)

Diploma of Clinical Coding

Full (no RPL)

International Students
No Prior Experience

Diploma of Clinical Coding

RPL – Clinicians

International Students
Medical Doctors, Nurses or Midwives

Diploma of Clinical Coding

PART ONE (Modules 1 -6)

International Students
Clinicians and non-Clinicians

Paying for the Diploma of Clinical Coding (HLT50321)

Please press the relevant PAY NOW button to proceed to the payment page and complete the enrolment process.

Note: We have both upfront and payment plan options available, which will be presented to you on the payment page.  For payment plans, a $1450 deposit is required, followed by monthly payments. If you have any questions regarding payment, please contact us.

Diploma of Clinical Coding (HLT50321)

Full (no RPL)

International Students with no applicable experience in an associated discipline

Study Hours: 595

Cost: $6,750

Diploma of Clinical Coding (HLT50321)

RPL – Clinicians (MBBS, RN)

International Students who are Medical Doctors, Nurses or Midwives

Study Hours: 575

Cost: $6,100

Recognition of our International Experience & Innovation

Industry Engagement

eHE staff and contributors have been active participants in the national Workforce evaluations of clinical coder education, and the recent review which led to the development of the Diploma in Clinical Coding.

Our course developers and tutors have worked as coders, auditors, and lecturers in Health Information Management Programs and many have been senior members of the Health Information Management Association National Board. They have worked as advisers to coding services in Australia and internationally and are regarded as senior members of the profession.

The eHE training team participate regularly in clinical coding governance activities discussing coding standards and correct coding with the eHRol community of Teachers, Coding Managers and Mentors.

EHE provided me with the most professional and well organized fascinating education journey.  the knowledge, experience and real practical clinical coding environment equipped me with all I needed.  It was the most valuable investment I’ve ever made.

– Abdullah

The Clinical Coder training courses are a well structured course delivered via an easy to follow online platform. The tutors are knowledgeable and helpful and the flexible nature of the course enables you to do it at your own pace and in a time that suits your schedule. The clinical knowledge and practice cases ensures that you are work ready for a professional coding position.

– Megan

Immerse Yourself in Digital Health

Access a simulated workplace environment for immersion in Digital Health

The eHealth Records online learning portal (eHRol) is cloud-based and ideal for studying health record content, data and code systems. eHRol is the end-to-end tool to simulate the EHR (electronic health record) environment, develop skills and workforce capabilities.

By using eHRol, the world leading clinical coder training tool, to simulate the clinical coding environment, with our tutor acting as your mentors, you will not just gain knowledge – but real skills.