Certificate in Medical Administration - QQI Level 5

  • Award
  • QQI Level 5 Award 5M1997
  • One year (mornings only).

Course Aims

This course is designed to prepare students for front-line receptionist duties with a particular emphasis on a Medical/Health Service environment.

Course Requirements

Leaving Certificate standard of education.
Leaving Certificate Applied -
LCVP applicants welcome.
Mature Applicants welcome.
All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry.
All applicants will be interviewed.

Course Modules

Medical Terminology
Text Production
Information & Administration
Word Processing
Audio Transcription
Business Administration
Legal Practice and Procedures
Work Experience
Spreadsheet Methods
Language (Optional)


QQI Level 5 Award 5M1997

Education Progression

QQI Level 5 Award holders may progress to QQI Advanced Certificate Level 6 - Business Administration within Rathmines College. Successful candidates may also progress to Higher National Diplomas within Rathmines College or to a wide variety of Higher Education Colleges.

QQI Level Award holders are eligible to apply to a wide variety of higher education colleges (see www.cao.ie and www.qqi.ie)

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully complete this course are equipt to seek employment at Admnistration level in a range of business environments including a medical/health service environment.

Work Experience

Work Experience is an essential part of all our programmes. The College encourages students in finding suitable work placements and monitors and assesses their performance in the work place. Students will spend at least two weeks in a medical/health service environment in order to gain practical first-hand experience.

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