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Medical Secretary Diploma with City and Guilds/AMSPAR Level 2 Qualification

The Medical Secretary Diploma with City and Guilds/AMSPAR Level 2 Qualification training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

The Medical Profession is a challenging sector where discretion, patience, sensitivity and an unwavering eye for detail are essential skills. Our Medical Secretary Diploma will teach you all the vital skills you need to act as a link between Patient and Doctor. You will learn how to integrate the theory of highly-technical Medical Terminology, complete a complex array of administrative and technical tasks, in the most accurate and timely manner, including compiling confidential letters, typing reports for patient records, assisting with medical journals and keeping the office running efficiently.

Course Duration: 220 hours

CPD Points: 220


Medical Word Processing

Getting to grips with the finer workings of Microsoft Word means you can create professional looking documents and reports quickly and easily, saving you hours of wasted time. Great for Medical Secretaries, Ward Clerks, Medical Receptionists, Medical Summarisers, or Medical Admin Assistants and many more roles.

Medical Terminology

Comprising 15 comprehensive and interactive lessons, this course has been developed to help you get under the skin of commonly used Medical Terminology across a wide range of disciplines including Biology, Cardiology, Psychology and many more.

Medical Audio Transcription

This course covers simple Medical Terminology in letters and memos from Clinicians and Senior Hospital staff including Consultant Ophthalmologists, Gastroenterologists, Dermatologists, Senior and Surgical Registrars, Chief Executives and GPs.


We offer a full range of typing courses whether you’re a beginner or need to reach top speeds with maximum accuracy.

Typing Speed Development

Learning how to type fast is one thing. Learning to type faster whilst retaining accuracy is quite another! Our Typing Speed Development course will improve typing speed and keep your accuracy up to scratch too – so you’ll be more efficient and productive.

Audio Transcription

Learn Audio Typing techniques to produce business documents to a high degree of accuracy and skill.

Microsoft Word or Word Expert

Learn word processing skills to a good business standard. This will enable you to create professional looking documents, produce tables, insert pictures and much more.

Learn advanced word processing skills including mail merge, creating graphs, creating and running macros, creating an index, table of contents and more.

Microsoft Excel or Excel Expert

Learn spreadsheet skills to a good business standard. This course will enable you to create a spreadsheet, enter data, formulas and functions; create charts and much more.

Learn advanced spreadsheet skills, covering areas such as importing and exporting data, creating and using templates, linking workbooks, data management, using analysis tools and pivot tables.

Microsoft Outlook

Learn everything there is to know about Outlook including navigation, calendars, tasks and emails.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Gain competency in creating slide presentations. Areas covered include formatting, inserting tables, pictures, sound, hyperlinks and applying transition and timing effects.

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills. Effective communication skills are top of the list of qualities demanded by employers, it’s an essential skill to master. Split into eight lessons, your business communication training begins with examining English language skills before looking at the use of the appropriate tone.

Elective Courses

Choose one of the following:

  • Successful Meetings and Minutes
  • Business Document Production
  • SpeedWriting
  • Microsoft Word Expert
  • Health & Safety Essentials

This course is designed for those who want to work in the Medical Sector and act as a link between Patient and Doctor.

Our Medical Secretary Diploma offers you the best of both worlds – Business and Medical. Not only will you get the highest level of skills required to work for a commercial firm, you will also get the specialist expertise required to work within the medical profession. You will be proficient in Medical Terminology, Medical Audio Typing and Medical Word Processing. The Diploma will also teach you excellent IT skills, enabling you to master Microsoft programmes. You will also have the option to choose from an elective choice of additional subjects including Health & Safety Essentials.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

ITA (Individual Training Account) funding may be available for this course subject to eligibility. Please contact us for more information.

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