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MS30 - Medical Secretary Diploma Course

This short qualification course is suitable for those who already have word processing experience.  As a distance learning / home study course the suggested amount of study time is 30 hours which may be spread over a few weeks or months.

Receive comprehensive training materials for future reference; the opportunity to gain the Medical Secretarial Diploma and the opportunity to gain up to 3 qualifications through the OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and the RSA) examinations.

The course includes medical terminology and medical documents such as those used in hospitals and by GPs. Modules include Text Production Level 2, Medical Word Processing Level 2 and Medical Audio Transcription Level 2. The course follows the syllabus for all of those qualifications and this is detailed on the diploma issued. The course is available through distance learning.

Course pre-requisites
This short qualification course is suitable for those who already have word processing experience.

The course offers the opportunity to gain the following:

  • KeyNet Medical Secretary Diploma
  • OCR Text Production Level 2 Certificate
  • OCR Medical Word Processing Level 2 Certificate
  • OCR Medical Audio Transcription Level 2 Certificate

For further information and the full list of the course contents - email the course tutor or telephone 0116 232 5166.

MC10 - Medical Secretary Advanced Diploma Course


Receive comprehensive training materials for future reference; the opportunity to gain the Medical Secretarial Diploma and the opportunity to gain up to 4 Certificates through the OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and the RSA) examinations.

This course is suitable for complete beginners, graduates requiring skills for the modern business environment or for those already working within a medical environment. Beginners learn touch typing, audio typing and word processing. The course includes medical terminology and medical documents such as those used in hospitals and by GPs. Modules include Copy Typing, Text Production at Level 1 and Level 2, Medical Word Processing Level 2 and Medical Audio Transcription Level 2. The course follows the syllabus for all of those qualifications and this is detailed on the diploma issued. The course is available through distance learning.

The course offers the opportunity to gain the following:

  • KeyNet Medical Secretary Advanced Diploma
  • OCR Text Production Level 1 Certificate
  • OCR Text Production Level 2 Certificate
  • OCR Medical Word Processing Level 2 Certificate
  • OCR Medical Audio Transcription Level 2 Certificate

For further information and the full list of the course contents - email the course tutor or telephone 0116 232 5166.

MT60 - Medical Secretary Advanced Diploma Course with Medical Terminology

This course provides in depth training if you wish to find employment as a medical secretary. Comprehensive training materials are provided for future reference together with a presentation folder and medical dictionary. Medical secretaries provide clerical and administrative support to medical staff in hospitals, private practice and general practice. Requirements for these posts include a thorough knowledge of medical terminology, secretarial experience of medical correspondence and audio typing skills.

Course pre-requisites
This course is ideally suitable for those who already have secretarial experience, although not essential. Good word processing skills and typing skills of between 30 and 40 wpm are desirable. (For those without these pre-requisites please see course MT30 or enquire about KeyNet’s Foundation Skills courses).  Email Caron if you would like to see a sample exercise to see if this course is suitable for you.

Course details
The course includes training in medical terminology for the Certificate in Medical Terminology and also follows the syllabus for the (Oxford, Cambridge and the RSA) Medical Word Processing Level 2 and OCR Medical Audio Transcription Level 2. Comprehensive training is given in medical terminology, medical word processing and medical audio transcription of correspondence such as that used in hospitals and by GPs. The expected study time for this Medical Secretary training course is 60 hours, available through distance learning / home study.  

Course completion
The course offers the opportunity to gain a thorough knowledge of medical terminology and to become experienced in the professional presentation of medical correspondence by means of word processing from typed and hand written scripts and audio tapes.

Students on this course have the opportunity to take the following examinations:

  • OCR Medical Secretary Word Processing Level 2 Certificate
  • OCR Medical Secretarial Audio Transcription Level 2 Certificate
  • AMSPAR Certificate in Medical Secretary Terminology

In addition upon successful completion of this course students are awarded a diploma issued by KeyNet:

  • Medical Secretary Advanced Diploma

For further information and the full list of the course contents - email the course tutor or telephone 0116 232 5166.

 

MT30 - Medical Secretarial Terminology Course

This course provides in depth training if you wish to find employment as a medical secretary.  Comprehensive training materials are provided for future reference.  Medical secretaries provide clerical and administrative support to medical staff in hospitals, private practice and general practice. Requirements for these posts usually include a thorough knowledge of medical terminology, secretarial experience of medical correspondence and audio typing skills.  Students can choose to complete this course as an online course or as a postal course.

Course pre-requisites
This course is suitable for complete beginners and in particular for those wishing to change career in order to work in the NHS office departments or for those already working within the NHS.  Email Caron if you would like to see a sample exercise to see if this course is suitable for you.

Course details
Comprehensive training is given in medical secretary terminology.  In addition, a course in Microsoft Word Advanced is included for those who wish to undertake it and improve their word processing skills.  There is no obligation for a student to complete the word processing module but it is supplied. Please email for a full list of course details.  

Course completion
The course offers the opportunity to gain a thorough knowledge of medical terminology.

Students on this course have the opportunity to take the following examination:

  • AMSPAR/CITY & GUILDS Certificate in Medical Terminology

In addition upon successful completion of this course students are awarded a certificate issued by KeyNet:

  • Medical Secretary Terminology Certificate

For further information and the full list of the course contents - Email the course tutor, Caron or telephone 0116 232 5166.

 

MS35 – Medical Secretary Diploma - Advanced Level 3


This course provides in depth training if you wish to find employment as a medical secretary. Comprehensive training materials are provided for future reference.

Medical secretaries provide clerical and administrative support to medical staff in hospitals, private practice and general practice. Requirements for these posts include OCR Typing Level 3 (or similar), excellent word processing skills and a good knowledge of medical terminology.

Course pre-requisites

This course is ideally suitable for those who already have some secretarial experience. Essential pre-requisites are: - 1) A good level of English Grammar, 2) The ability to type at 45 to 50 words per minute, 3) The ability to use Microsoft Word to a proficient level, including tables. In addition it is beneficial if you have recently passed OCR Level 2 in Word Processing and Text Processing examinations.

Course details

The course follows the syllabus for the OCR Word Processing Level 3 and OCR Text Production Level 3. Comprehensive training is given in medical secretary terminology, advanced word processing and text processing of a variety of correspondence. The course also follows the syllabus for the AMSPAR/CITY & GUILDS Certificate in Medical Terminology Level 2 and 3.

Course completion

The course offers the opportunity to gain a thorough knowledge of medical terminology and to become experienced in the professional presentation of correspondence by means of word processing from typed and hand written scripts.

The course offers the opportunity to gain the following:

  • KeyNet Secretarial Medical Advanced Diploma
  • OCR Text Production Level 3 Certificate
  • OCR Word Processing Level 3 Certificate
  • AMSPAR/CITY & GUILDS Certificate in Medical Secretay Terminology

For further information and the full list of the course contents - Email the course tutor, Caron or telephone 0116 232 5166.

 

 

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