Parttime Classroom Business and administration and law

Medical Terminology QQI Level 5

Learners will be able to:
1. Examine a range of medical terminology required by a medical receptionist or secretary within a general medical practice and or specialist medical practice context.
2. Explore current relevant legislation regarding Health Services in Ireland.
3. Describe the sources of information available to the medical receptionist or secretary.
4. Examine the importance of using correct medical terminology in communicating with patients and medical practitioners.
5. Apply medical pronunciation and spelling correctly.
6. Define medical abbreviations used in medical investigations and diagnosis.
7. Define medical terminology associated with the medical specialities carried out in a large general hospital.
8. Define medical terms used in medical reports and summaries.
9. Use correct medical terminology in a wide range of specialities; when dealing with both patients and medical practitioners.
10. Assemble and prepare X-ray reports.
11. Prepare final medical reports; ensuring the use of appropriate terminology, language and format.

Target Award

QQI Business Administration – 5M2468

Start Date: 02-09-2024 Hours/week: 02 Hrs 30 Mins Duration: 20 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners)
*Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Medical Terminology – 5N2428 Medical Terminology (5N2428) QQI
Learners will have acquired the knowledge skills and competencies in the theory and practice in this vocational area.

Employability Statement
The successful completion of the QQI Level 5 Major Award in Business Administration will enable applicants to work under supervision in an administrative role in a range of business contexts.


Tramore Further Education and Trainig Centre


Unit 2 Seapoint Business Park, Riverstown, Tramore, X91FD9k


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Mary Upton