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Medical Secretary Courses & Diplomas

Do you want to develop your career in administration and secretarial roles? If so, a medical secretary course is a great stepping stone. These courses will help you to progress in a fascinating sector. In addition, you can take any of our medical secretary courses online or in-centre.

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What does a medical secretary do?

Medical secretaries (also known as ‘medical administrative assistants’) provide administration support in dynamic medical environments. This can include areas such as hospitals, GP surgeries and private clinics. Previous secretarial experience is often required before learning to become a medical secretary. Knowledge of the medical sector, medical terminology in particular, is also highly valued.

Do I need medical secretary course training?

Granted, medical administration training is not a requirement for becoming a medical secretary. But, it grants a huge competitive advantage over other candidates. Also, it will bring you ease and confidence in your career. After completing training, you will be ready to jump right into this career.

Pitman Training’s medical secretarial courses will fully prepare you for this career. In training, you will learn both the business and medical sides of the role. Then, you will be able to handle the administrative and technical tasks of medical administration. As with all our courses, you can study the medical training courses at home or in centre.

Why choose a Pitman Training medical secretary course?

  • Pitman Training is highly regarded among employers. In fact, all our programmes have a reputation for the highest quality of learning. This grants a competitive edge to those who study a medical secretarial course with us.
  • Our medical secretarial courses cover everything from creating professional medical reports to learning how to transcribe documents containing medical terminology.
  • Looking to further improve your employability? Combine a medical secretary course with a related Pitman Training course. Medical secretary training pairs well with Microsoft Office and General Office Skills courses.
  • You can find our medical secretarial training centres all around Ireland. Or perhaps you would prefer to become a medical secretary at home. In that case, you can study medical secretarial courses online. Further, all our courses run all year long.
  • All our Pitman medical secretary training courses are CPD-accredited. This means you earn valuable CPD points that are highly regarded among employers.
  • Take on medical administration courses anytime you like. Whether it is full-time or part-time, you study at your own pace on a flexible schedule.
  • Receive support throughout your entire learning journey. Our course advisors are available to help you online or at your local Pitman training centre.

Careers Using Medical Administration Training

The average Ireland salary for a medical secretary is ~£21,000. Those new to the role earn ~£18,000, while more experienced medical secretaries can earn £27,000+.

Medical secretary qualifications open the door to many more careers. With them, you can find work in a variety of jobs in the medical administration sector.

Are you currently working as an office secretary or administrative assistant? (For example, a receptionist or legal secretary.) Medical administration training gives you the chance to work in a new environment. You can broaden your career prospects with a medical secretary qualification.

Medical Secretary Courses Available

Study Pitman’s wide range of medical secretary courses, diplomas and awards.

Take our Medical Office Award, for example. This is one of our introductory medical admin courses. It will help candidates make sense of the medical sector. Within the award, candidates will cover core foundational courses. They will learn medical word processing, medical audio transcription and medical terminology.

Or perhaps you are looking to specialise in medical administerial training. If so, we also offer three specialist medical administration diplomas. You can choose from: medical receptionist, medical admin or medical secretary diplomas. Each diploma arms candidates with the required skills to work in those roles. Plus, it gives them the chance to gain a City & Guilds/AMSPAR Level 2 Qualification.

Getting started with your medical secretary qualifications is simple, too. You do not need to have any additional software or reading materials. Simply log in to your myPitman account. There, you can study our medical secretarial courses online.

Whichever medical secretary course you choose, you can study either online or in-centre. Our experienced course advisors are with you every step of the way, too. Just get in touch for a free, friendly career consultation with the training experts.

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