Fulltime Classroom Business and administration and law

Skills To Compete – Medical Office Assistant (Online)

The aim of this programme is to provide learners with the skill, knowledge and competencies to provide administrative support in a medical office environment including office administration; audio transcription and medical records management.

Successful completion of this programme will enable learners to source employment in the area of medical administrative support in a medical office environment to include office administration, audio transcription and medical records management

Start Date: 16-09-2024 Hours/week: 31 Hrs 15 Mins Duration: 25 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
Applicants should have achieved a minimum of a QQI Level 4 Major Award or its equivalent.

Age Requirements
Applicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age.

Learning Aptitude
Good numerical and communication skills are essential, including verbal and written command
of the English language.

Previous Experience

Module Award Body
Work Practice-Medical Administration (5N1433C) Work Practice (5N1433) QQI
Audio Transcription Audio Transcription (5N1549) QQI
Text Production Text Production (5N1422) QQI
Medical Terminology Medical Terminology (5N2428) QQI
Career Planning And Job Seeking Skills
On successful completion of the training programme the learner will be able to:

1- Text Production
Produce a range of documents to a mailable standard with a minimum speed of 35 words per minute

2- Audio Transcription
Perform audio transcription tasks, using a range of input devices, to produce mailable standard documents.

3- Medical Terminology
Examine a range of medical terminology applicable and relevant to a medical receptionist or secretarial role in a medical practice, clinic or hospital.

4- Work Practice
Work in an organisation or specific vocational context, carrying out vocationally related tasks
over a period of time, independently while under general supervision.

5- Career Planning and Job Seeking Skills
Plan and achieve realistic work goals.


Contracted Training Course


Online course

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Course Recruitment Waterford Wexford Training Services


051-301500 051-301555