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Medical Aspects for the Administrator Level 3

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    3 hours per week for 30 weeks

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Medical Aspects for the Administrator Level 3

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Course Description

The aim of this course is to equip you with specialised medical knowledge of administration and procedures in a healthcare environment.

It will enable you to understand the workings within a medical environment – whether that be in primary, secondary or community care.

It will give you knowledge of health promotion and preventative medicine. As well as, how to maintain a safe and healthy environment through the prevention of infection and how the principles of medical ethics, etiquette and confidentiality apply to medical administration. You will also develop an understanding of the work of the pathology and clinical imaging departments and a basic knowledge of drug classifications.

A qualification in Level 3 Medical Aspects for the Administrator can help you succeed in progressing through the NHS Pay Band system in an administrative role in any size or type of NHS organisation, including: Secretary/Administrator.

Entry Criteria

Good use of the English language is considered beneficial with particular focus on accuracy in spelling.


Taught sessions using discussion, practical exercises/activities, worksheets, assessments, direct instructions, lecture sessions, videos and other learning methods.

Homework and independent learning will form an integral part of the course.


All work will be assessed through a mixed approach including the following: portfolio of evidence; Assessments; Short answer questions.


Progression onto:

  • Level 3 Medical Administration Skills
  • Level 3 Medical Terminology
  • Level 3 Medical Communication Skills
  • Level 3 Medical Audio & Word Transcription

Other details

Course type: Part-time Courses

Level: 3

Programme Area:

  • Business and Management

Business and Management

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Business and Management

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