Medical & Dental Administrator QQI Level 5

  • Delivered Online and In Classroom
  • Live & fully online training with real-time instructor-student interaction
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  • Medical & Dental Administrator – QQI Level 5
  • Medical & Dental Administrator – QQI Level 5
    Blended Online


A flexible online approach developed to allow you to learn at your own pace.

  • Fully online
  • Pre Recorded
  • Start Anytime
  • Suit your own Schedule
  • Access 40 Weeks

Price €995

Blended Online

Delivered through live online webinars, pre-recorded lectures, and access to associated reading material.

  • Live & fully online
  • Archived for review
  • Live interaction with the Lecturer
  • Starts January 2024
  • Duration 40 weeks

Price €1,100

Students are introduced to the world of Medical Administration and IT practice. Medical Terminology and Audio Transcription modules provide learners with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to pursue an administrative career in the medical, healthcare, or dental sectors.

This course offers progression options for learners to programmes in Universities and Institutes of Technology. Students who complete this major QQI award at Level 5 are eligible to apply through the CAO system for entry into participating courses in the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

Graduates go on to secure employment in administrative affairs within a range of service-related industries, including schools, hospitals, healthcare, medical and dental practices, and within the pharmaceutical sector.

  • 5N1549 – Audio Transcription
  • 5N2428 – Medical Terminology
  • 5N1977 – Word Processing
  • 5N1389 – Information and Administration
  • 5N1422 – Text Production
  • 5N0749 – Anatomy & Physiology
  • 5N1356 – Work Experience
  • 5N0690 – Communications

A minimum Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent education or experience.  An applicant whose first language is not English or who has not been educated wholly or mainly in the medium of English will be expected to reach, before commencing a programme, a suitable minimum level of competence in English in order to participate fully in the Programme.  Learners are required to demonstrate an English proficiency level equivalent to International English Language Testing Score (IELTS 5.5) and/or other recognised equivalent international English language test.  Learners will be required to submit evidence of their English proficiency.

  • Continuous Assessment.
  • Learners may need to complete Patient Manual Handling Training & Cardiac/Basic First Aid Training before completing their work placement which is not provided by Progressive College.
  • Work Placement required of 160 Hours

Course Award

QQI supports learners at each stage of their learning journey, whether by issuing and replacing QQI Award certificates, verifying existing qualifications such as FETAC or HETAC awards, or advising on the move to higher education.

As the national awarding body for further education and training and most private higher education providers, QQI works in partnership with providers and stakeholders to develop and maintain award standards. Along with offering guidance on certifying awards and verifying qualifications, we maintain searchable databases of QQI-validated programmes and CAS awards and support the recognition of prior learning, and access, transfer and progression pathways.

Corporate Training

In addition to our scheduled Professional Diploma courses, City Colleges can provide bespoke training over 3 – 4 days, please contact for further details.

Why Progressive College?

Online/Blended Learning

All courses are delivered online/blended learning method

Classroom/Face-To-Face Classes

All courses are delivered in a classroom and part-time setting

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