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Medical Secretary Diploma (Full)

About this Medical Secretary Diploma Course

Our Medical Secretary Diploma (Full) is a Level 3 course, accredited by NCFE CQ and is also CPD recognised. Included in the course is the option to sit the external City & Guilds/AMSPAR Medical Terminology Level 2 exam.

Suitable for beginners and those already working as a Medical Secretary or Administrator.

Various NHS Trusts have enrolled their staff on this course.

Course Fees and Payment Plans detailed below.


Accreditation by NCFE CQ and CPD

CQ10460 – Medical Secretary Diploma Level 3

  • City & Guilds/AMSPAR 5519-12 – Medical Terminology Award Level 2 (Additional Option)
  • CQ10464 – Teeline Shorthand Diploma (Level 3) (Additional Option/Cost)
The Executive Assistant Diploma is accredited by NCFE CQ and The CPD Group

Level 3 is advanced level. This course has been benchmarked using Ofqual’s QCF level descriptors to allow you to consider the depth of study and level of difficulty involved.

Further information about NCFE Awarding Body and CPD accreditation.

City & Guilds/AMSPAR Medical Terminology external exam:

You have the choice of sitting this additional external exam if you wish. The exam is held 3 times a year. There is an additional exam entry fee payable to the exam centre when you book the exam. 

Centres are currently charging between £120-£190.

Course Overview

Course Material There are 3 text books included in this Medical Secretary course plus a wide range of course material. This includes demonstration videos, worked examples, build up exercises, information booklets, audio files, quizzes and an interactive typing program.

Tutor Support Qualified and experienced tutors will be working with you throughout the course. They will provide feedback to submitted work, guidance and tutoring via email. You will also have the option to book phone/video calls when required.

Accessing Your Course  You will access your Medical Secretary course online from your computer, tablet or phone on the move or from home via your Learning Hub Account.

Course Open up to 18 months, giving you plenty of flexibility and “time out” for holidays, illness, moving house etc.

Studying  From as little as 2 hours a week or more to suit you – you choose! However, outstanding students and those who study full time can be fast-tracked and potentially complete within 5 months.

100% Complete at home The whole course, including Assessments can be completed at home.

Careers Advice  CV design, interviews, support whilst applying for jobs included and for up to 2 years after completion.

Students’ Success  Students are successful in gaining a new job, promotion or have more job security upon successful completion of their course.  Many of our Medical students secure a new job part way through their course.

Course Content

34 Units / 18 months

You will study a wide range of topics covering medical terminology which is key knowledge for a Medical Secretary/Administrator.


  1. Basic Term Construction
  2. Digestive System
  3. Respiratory System
  4. Cardiovascular System
  5. Blood and Lymphatic System
  6. Oncology
  7. Renal System
  8. Male Reproduction System
  9. Female Reproductive System
  10. Pregnancy, Childbirth and Paediatrics
  11. Muscular System
  12. Nervous System
  13. Connective System
  14. Infection and Disease
  15. Pathology and Drugs
  16. Sensory Organs
  17. Endocrine System
  18. Revision and Mocks
  1. Outlook – Advanced Email and Personal Information Management
  2. Excel – Spreadsheets and Charts
  3. PowerPoint – Advanced Electronic Presentations
  4. Internet and Web Research
  1. Mail Merge
  2. Medical Audio Transcription
  3. Medical Documents
  4. Touch Typing and Speed Development – Interactive Program
  1. Diary Management
  2. Organising Business Meetings
  3. Composing Medical Letters and Emails
  1. Professional Telephone and Communication Skills
  2. Professional Customer Care Skills
  3. Managing Workload
  4. Maintaining Professional Working Relationships
  5. Managing Ergonomics/Health and Safety

Teeline Shorthand is a very useful skill to have for taking down notes from telephone conversations, instructions and of course for minute taking at business meetings.  Having this skill enhances your CV and enables you to stand out from the crowd as well as helping you to cope with your various roles and responsibilities.

Further details can be found here: Teeline Shorthand

  • Fast-Track

    Qualify as a Medical Secretary in as little as 5 months

  • Course Flexibility

    Course open for 18 months - giving you plenty of flexibility and “time out” for holidays & illness

  • Trusted by Students

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  • Regular Start Dates

    See enrolment form for further details

  • Expert Tutor Support

    Continuous expert tutor support throughout your course

  • Get Noticed

    Enhance your job prospects with this course

  • NCFE CQ Accreditation

    Our qualifications are industry recognised and externally verified

  • Careers Advice

    CV design and support whilst applying for jobs for up to 2 years

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