Medical Admin Diploma

Option to gain a City & Guilds / AMSPAR Level 2 and/or Level 3 Qualification

Pitman Training's Medical Admin courses will arm you with the key skills required to work either as a Medical Receptionist or Medical Administrator. You also have the opportunity to gain a reputable industry qualification.

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Is this for you?

Designed for those wanting an administrative career in the medical industry. With this diploma you could work in a GP practice, hospital or other healthcare-based business with confidence. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 160 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

160 hours or 6 weeks full-time study

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About this diploma

Designed for those wanting an administrative career in the medical industry. With this diploma you could work in a GP practice, hospital or other healthcare-based business with confidence.

Specialist skills to work in the administrative healthcare sector

Working in the medical sector is interesting, challenging and rewarding – you’ll need to be super-efficient with top IT skills, but also possess discretion, patience and empathy. The Medical Admin Diploma will teach you all the vital skills you need to be the welcoming and efficient face of a medical practice or department.

You’ll learn medical terminology covering a range of specialisms and general medical practice. You’ll combine this with the very best office admin skills, including learning the latest Microsoft Office IT software and effective communication skills.

You’ll also have the option to choose an elective course from a range of additional subjects including telephone techniques and health and safety essentials. 

Get the skills to gain a job as a trained Medical Administrator

The Medical Admin Diploma offers you the best of both worlds – all the skills you need to work in an office environment as a professional receptionist, plus specialist knowledge designed to help you thrive as a Medical Administrator.

This means you can be confident in applying for a rewarding and interesting role as a Medical Administrator.What’s more you’ll have demonstrated to potential employers your dedication and determination to succeed in this crucial role.

What will you get in return?

A Pitman Training diploma is one of the most prestigious training courses you can complete from one of the most highly regarded training organisations throughout the UK and beyond. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to gain a level 2 qualification (level 5 in Scotland).

Aims and Objectives

This diploma covers a wide range of subjects from the latest Microsoft Office IT software programs, effective communications skills through to the specialised medical secretary word processing and terminology courses giving you the essential skillset you’ll need to get that job or promotion!

Courses Included

Medical Terminology

This course helps you learn commonly used medical terminology across a wide range of disciplines. You’ll have the opportunity to achieve the City & Guilds/AMSPAR Level 2 Award and/or Level 3 Certificate in Medical Terminology qualification.

Medical Word Processing

Medical offices require a lot of admin. Get to grips with the finer workings of Word and you can go on and gain Pitman Training certification and include this on your CV.

Typaz

In just 25 hours speeds of 20-40+ words per minute are perfectly achievable, even if you have little prior experience. Comprising 10 lessons, you’ll also receive guidance on ergonomics, technique and accuracy.

alternative Typaz Speed

With our typaz speed course we’ll increase your work-rate and help you learn to touch-type at up to 40-60 words a minute; what a difference that will make to your productivity and daily work!

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills, which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers. 

Word

Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible. 

alternative Word Expert

This training course in Microsoft Word will propel your Word skills forward to an advanced level. Over several lessons, you’ll become confident in a range of Word’s more sophisticated features. 

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. In Part 1, you will learn how to use the core features of Excel, such as how to create and format worksheets, use functions, create formulas, and more. In Part 2, you will learn intermediate and advanced-level features of the Microsoft Excel application, such as how to create and edit charts, sort and filter data, use advanced formulas, and more.

Outlook

This flexible study Outlook course takes you through everything you need to use this popular email system as a work tool, from navigation and views through contacts and appointments, to tasks and folders.

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses, you also choose one additional elective course. Below is a list of recommended courses but there is a wider list available. Please speak to a Course Advisor for full details of how best to tailor this Diploma to your requirements.

Typaz Speed

With our typaz speed course we’ll increase your work-rate and help you learn to touch-type at up to 40-60 words a minute; what a difference that will make to your productivity and daily work!

Audio Transcription Level 1

Audio Transcription is a valuable skill to gain, with applications in many industry sectors. This course will help you learn how to operate audio transcribing equipment and become proficient in document transcription. 

Health and Safety Essentials

This is a flexible study course, so you’ll have the freedom to study whenever suits you. The interactive e-learning system makes this an extremely accessible and useful health and safety course.

Speedwriting

Our SpeedWriting course is a new way to learn the BakerWrite™ SpeedWriting system in just six hours. It will help you accurately record the spoken word, to speeds over 40 wpm.

Successful Meetings and Minutes

If you work as a Secretary, Administrator, PA, EA or Office Manager for instance, your role may involve taking notes or minutes at meetings.

Medical Audio Transcription

Our comprehensive Medical Audio Transcription training covers the transcription of medical documentation used when working in a medical administration role in hospitals, GP practices and clinics.

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this diploma.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

 

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

 

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

Once your training is completed, you can look to apply for roles working as a Medical Administrator, Medical Secretary. From here you can maybe work towards becoming a Practice Manager or Team Supervisor.

Additional Information

Medical Admin Diploma Training Centres

East Anglia

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Cambridge
Pitman Training Cambridge, 2nd Floor St Andrews House, 59 St Andrews Street, Cambridge CB2 3BZ
Chelmsford
Pitman Training Chelmsford, 2 St Johns Court, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 0JD
Ipswich
Pitman Training Ipswich, 12 Northgate Street, Ipswich IP1 3DB
Peterborough
Pitman Training Centre, Stuart House, St John’s Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE1 5DD

London

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Croydon 2nd Floor Rooms 218A & 218B, The Lansdowne Building, 2 Lansdowne Road, Croydon London Enquire &
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Enfield 2nd Floor Nicon House 45 Silver Street Enfield London Enquire &
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Hounslow Pitman Training Hounslow, 3rd Floor, B301- B302 The Vista Centre, 50 Salisbury Road, Hounslow London Enquire &
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Stratford Boardman House, 64 Broadway, Stratford, London London Enquire &
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Watford Pitman Training Watford, 171 St Albans Road, Watford, London Enquire &
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City EC2
Pitman Training City EC2, Salisbury House, London Wall, EC2M 5QQ
Clapham
Pitman Training Clapham, 2nd Floor, Polygon House, 18-20 Bromells Road, London - Clapham, SW4 0BG
Croydon
2nd Floor Rooms 218A & 218B, The Lansdowne Building, 2 Lansdowne Road, Croydon CR9 2ER
Enfield
2nd Floor Nicon House 45 Silver Street Enfield EN1 3EF
Greenwich
Pitman Training Greenwich, 133 Creek Road, Greenwich, London, SE8 3BU
Hounslow
Pitman Training Hounslow, 3rd Floor, B301- B302 The Vista Centre, 50 Salisbury Road, Hounslow TW4 6JQ
Stratford
Boardman House, 64 Broadway, Stratford, London E15 1NT
Watford
Pitman Training Watford, 171 St Albans Road, Watford, WD24 5BD
Bromley
Pitman Training Bromley, 3rd Floor Chelsea House, 26 Market Square, Bromley BR1 1NA
Central and West
Pitman Training London Central and West, 3rd Floor, 4/4A Bloomsbury Way, Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2RP
Edgware
Pitman Training Edgware, Chartwell House, 292-294 Hale Lane, Edgware HA8 8NP

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Birmingham
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Pitman Training Nottingham, Suite 50-51 Westminster Building, Theatre Square, Nottingham NG1 6LG
Worcester
Pitman Training Worcester, 1st Floor Richardson House, 21-24 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP
Leicester
Pitman Training Leicester, Suite 15, The Crescent, King Street, Leicester LE1 6RX

North East

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Leeds
Pitman Training Leeds, Leeds Media Centre, 21 Saville Mount, Leeds, LS7 3HZ
Newcastle
Pitman Training Newcastle, 2nd Floor, 10-13 Saville Row, Newcastle NE1 8JE
Middlesbrough
Pitman Training Middlesbrough, The Princess Alice, 69 Newport Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 1LA
Halifax
Pitman Training Halifax, Office 3, The Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre, Hopwood Lane, Halifax HX1 5ER

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Crewe and Nantwich
Pitman Training Crewe and Nantwich, 2nd Floor, Nantwich Court, Hospital Street, Nantwich CW5 5RH
Liverpool
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Manchester
Pitman Training Manchester, 2nd Floor, Richmond House, Bloom Street, Manchester, M1 3HZ
Warrington
Pitman Training Warrington, Mayfield House, 84 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SG

Scotland

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Aberdeen
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Edinburgh
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South East

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Brighton
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Crawley
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Dover
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Guildford
Pitman Training Guildford, Stamford House, Woodbridge Road, Guildford GU1 4QD
Reading
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Southampton
Pitman Training Southampton, The Gallery, 1st Floor, 31 Eastgate Street, Southampton SO14 3HB
Milton Keynes
Pitman Training Milton Keynes, 1 Radian Court, Davy Avenue, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes MK5 8PJ
Maidstone
90-92 King Street, Maidstone ME14 1BH
Southend
Pitman Training Southend on Sea Cottis house, East Suite, 1st floor, Rochford, Southend SS4 1BB

South West

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Bristol
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Taunton
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Bournemouth and Poole
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Exeter
Pitman Exeter, 27 Commercial Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 4AE, (By the quay) EX2 4AE
Portsmouth
Pitman Training Portsmouth Suite 102 Portsmouth Technopole North End Portsmouth PO2 8FA

Wales

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Cardiff
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Swansea
Pitman Training Swansea, 6th Floor, Alexandra House, 1 Alexandra Road Swansea SA1 5ED

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