This course is delivered fully online and can be started anytime.
    40 Weeks
    Study in a classroom environment one evening a week.
      Autumn 2023
      32 Weeks
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      Course Overview

      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.


      Course Modules

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


      Entry Requirements

      The minimum age is 17 Years. All learners must have a good standard of English.

      Work Placement required of 160 Hours


      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.


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      • Open for Enroling
      • Autumn 2023
      • Wednesday
      • 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm
      • 32 Weeks
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