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Medical Terminology for Administrators Level 3

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Medical Terminology for Administrators Level 3

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Course Description

Level 3 Medical Terminology is based on underpinning skills and knowledge covered in the Level 2 unit. This unit forms a more in depth understanding of the terminology involved leading to advanced progression.

A good understanding of the English Language is considered to be beneficial with particular focus on accuracy in spelling.

A qualification in Level 3 Medical Terminology 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

Pass grade at Level 2 Medical Terminology.


Taught sessions using discussion, written 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 Aspects for Administrators
  • Level 3 Medical Communication Skills
  • Level 3 Medical Administration Skills
  • Level 3 Medical Audio & Word Transcription

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Course type: Part-time Courses

Level: 3

Programme Area:

  • Business and Management

Business and Management

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