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Galway Technical Institute

Galway Technical Institute

Office Administration - Medical Secretarial


Course Code:  5M1997
Award Code(s):  5M1997
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This Award provides an excellent opportunity for students to specialise in the field of Medical Secretary whilst also providing a grounding in Business.

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills required to act as a junior administrator in a business environment, or a junior medical secretary in the health sector. Successful students may also continue their studies at QQI Level 6, or progress to third level education.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Information & Administration 5N1389
Text Production 5N1422
Word Processing 5N1358
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Book-keeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Data Entry 5N678
Medical Terminology 5N2428
Computer Applications 4N1112

Optional Modules
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module. Microsoft Office Specialist Certification is awarded in Excel, Access, Word and Outlook.

 

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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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5M1997