Our Medical Secretary Diploma Level 3 course accredited by NCFE CQ, City & Guilds/AMSPAR plus 450 CPD points/credits is a very popular course with both the NHS training their staff and private students.
This is a online distance learning course you can study from your own home or work.
Suitable for beginners as well as those already working as a Medical Secretary or Administrator who are looking to gain recognition for their knowledge and skills and looking to increase job opportunities.
Many NHS Trusts including hospitals and medical centres have trained their staff on this course over the years and it is well recognised in the medical profession.
Accreditation – NCFE CQ and 450 CPD points/credits
CQ10460 – Medical Secretary Diploma (Level 3)
City & Guilds/AMSPAR 5519-12 – Medical Terminology Award (Level 2) (Option)
CQ10464 – Teeline Shorthand Diploma (Level 3) – Additional Option/cost
Further information about NCFE Awarding Body and accreditation.
City & Guilds/AMSPAR Medical Terminology external exam– you have the choice of sitting this exam at an exam centre (exam entry fees are due direct to the exam centre). Alternatively you can sit the Medical Terminology exam at home with accreditation from NCFE CQ. You can decide which option you would like to have when ready to sit the exam.
There are 3 text books included in this course – “The Definitive Personal Assistant & Secretarial Handbook” by Sue France www.suefrance.com, Oxford Medical Dictionary and the Medical Terminology and Clinical Procedures by Mary Bird.
Touch Typing and Speed Development is taught using our interactive typing program where you can log into your own personal account to track progress.
You will access your course online via our Lewis College Learning Hub where you will have a range of lessons for each module, be able to download courseware including Microsoft Office step by step guides, audio files and administration information booklets for future use plus assignments and tasks to complete.
Tutors will provide personal feedback to submitted work, demonstration videos for further guidance and worked examples enabling effective progression throughout the course.
Assessments are completed at the end of each module and submitted via email, gradually building your Diplomas as you progress through the course. Guidance and support is provided in this section of the course as well. The Medical Terminology exam is either sat at an external exam centre or at home with NCFE CQ accreditation once you have completed all the lessons.
Free careers advice, CV review and job application support included in the course.
The course time frame is open for 16 months and you can complete the course as quickly as you wish or to match your selected payment option.
City & Guilds Medical Terminology Award exam
You will also complete mocks for the Medical Terminology exam for those choosing to sit the external City & Guilds exam. We source a suitable centre for you to sit this exam. Exam entry fees are payable direct to the exam centre about 2 months prior to the exam. Centres are currently charging between £120-£150.
|Medical Terminology - 18 Units|
|Basic Term Construction||Digestive System|
|Respiratory System||Cardiovascular System|
|Blood and Lymphatic System||Oncology|
|Renal System||Male Reproduction System|
|Female Reproductive System||Pregnancy, Childbirth and Paediatrics|
|Muscular System||Nervous System|
|Connective System||Infection and Disease|
|Pathology and Drugs||Sensory Organs|
|Endocrine System||Revision and Mocks|
|Medical Secretary Diploma - IT, Administration, Business Documents and Personal Development Units|
|Outlook - Email and PIM||Internet and Web Research|
|Excel - Spreadsheets and Charts||PowerPoint - Electronic Presentations|
|Business Meetings||Diary Management|
|Composing Medical Letters and Emails||Medical Documents (Letters, Reports, Articles)|
|Medical Audio Transcription||Advanced Mail Merge|
|Professional Customer Care Skills||Professional Telephone and Communication Skills|
|Managing Workload||Managing Professional Working Relationships|
|Touch Typing and Speed Development - using our interactive program - Speed Exam|
You will need MS Office for this course (details about subscription for Office 365 available from us). You can use a Mac or Windows computer.
|PAYING IN FULL - 20% DISCOUNT|
FAST TRACK - you can complete the course as quickly as you wish!
Course time frame open for 16 months.
|PAYING QUARTERLY - 10% DISCOUNT|
Course time frame open for 16 months.
Each quarter payment £303.75
|PAYG - PAY AS YOU GO - MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION|
☺No interest charged and no finance agreement.
☺Pay monthly by standing order.
☺You can pause your course for up to 6 months.
☺You can stop your course at any time you wish.
☺You can start with one monthly payment plan and change part way through the course to suit your finances.
☺You can make additional payments as and when you wish.
|You can decide on the monthly amount you pay to suit your own budget.
The course programme is spread over the payment plan.
£50 per month = 27 months
£60 per month = 22 months plus balance
£70 per month = 19 months plus balance
£80 per month = 16 months plus balance
£90 per month = 15 months
£100 per month = 13 months plus balance
£125 per month = 10 months plus balance
|September 2019 (3 and 17 September)||75% Full|
|1 October 2019||20% Full|
|5 November 2019||Enrolling Now!|
|3 December 2019||Enrolling Now!|