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Medical Administration (Level 2 Diploma)

AMSPAR/City & Guilds
Administration (Secretarial)

Course Overview

If you are looking for employment, this course will give you the tools to provide effective administrative support within any healthcare setting. With the Diploma in Medical Administration you can start your career as a medical administrator or 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. This qualification was developed in partnership with AMSPAR (The Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists).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 successfully completed along with a number of optional units which have been selected to enhance skills, knowledge and employability opportunities.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
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    Type
    Start Date
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  • Course: AMSPAR/City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma Medical Administration
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    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
  • Communication Skills in a Medical Environment
  • Develop Working Relationships with Colleagues
  • Manage Personal Performance & Development
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

4 GCSEs - (Grade D-G or above). Suitable for mature students who may be accepted without the entry requirements following a successful information meeting.

ROI Requirements

4 OLCs - (Grade O6 or above). Suitable for mature students who may be accepted without the entry requirements following a successful information meeting.

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.

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