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Business Administration Skills (Medical Administration Pathway) (Level 2 Traineeship OCN L2 Diploma)

OCNNI
Administration (Secretarial)

Course Overview

If you are looking for employment, this course will provide you with the tools to provide effective administrative support within any healthcare setting. With this Diploma you can start your career as a medical administrator or a secretary, helping patients and providing vital support for doctors and other healthcare professionals. This course is designed for those wishing to work as receptionists in any section of the health services, including general medicine and dental practices, hospitals (including wards and medical records clerks) and opticians. If you do not hold a level 2 qualification in Numeracy or Literacy you will be given the opportunity to complete these during the course to enhance your employability and progression prospects. A number of mandatory units are required to be completed along with a number of optional units which have been selected to enhance skills, knowledge and employability opportunities. A period of work placement will also be offered in a medical environment which will enhance employment opportunities and help develop your knowledge and skills in this vital area.
  • Start Date
    2 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 2 Traineeship OCN L2 Dip Business Administration Skills (Medical Administration Pathway)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 02/09/2024
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • A number of optional are addressed on this course
  • Medical Terminology
  • Working in the NHS
  • Administration Skills in a Medical Environment
  • Medical Principles
  • Medical Audio-transcription
  • Word Processing
  • Written Business Communication Skills
  • Understanding the Role of an Administrator
  • Making and Receiving Business Calls
  • Teamwork in Administration
  • Customer Service and Communication
  • Career Planning in Administration
  • if you do not hold a L2 qualification in Numeracy or Literacy you will be given the opportunity to complete these during this course to enhance your employability and progression prospects.
  • Managing Personal Development
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

4 GCSEs Grade D-G or above to include Maths Grade E and English Grade D or above.If you dont meet the enhanced Maths and English grade you may be eligible for the introductory phase of Traineeship.

ROI Requirements

4 OLCs Grade O5 - O8 or above to include Maths Grade O6 and English O5 or above. Applicants presenting with a Junior Cert or Junior Cycle qualification should have attained a majority of higher-level subjects including English and Maths If you dont meet the enhanced Maths and English grade you may be eligible for the introductory phase of Traineeship.

Work Placement

You will be expected to complete a period of work placement in a GP surgery, hospital or other medical environment where you will complete a number of work-based units in order to achieve the full qualification.

What's Next?

Further Study

This course can progress you directly into employment or onto a level 3 in Business Administration.

Career Prospects

With this qualification you can start your career as a medical administrator or secretary, helping patients and providing vital support for doctors and other healthcare professionals. Positions for future employment also could include those of general administrators, clerical officers etc. Previous student have gained employment as medical receptionts/secretaries.

Enquiry

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    Shan Farren
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    When I finish my Foundation Degree I plan to progress to University and do a Bio-Medical Degree and eventually work in a forensic lab.
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