Find Out How To Qualify Today!
- You can qualify as a medical secretary in just 3 months full-time or a year part-time.
- Start today – no waiting for term to begin.
- Study daytimes, evenings, Saturdays or a mixture in London or Manchester.
- Get started for as little as £600.00. Pay in instalments.
- Download course description here.
Medical Secretary Diploma – What We Cover.
This fascinating, thorough and practical programme is made up of 10 “core” subjects plus 2 “electives.”
The core subjects include:
- Introduction To Touch Typing
- Typing Speed Development To 70 wpm
- Audio Typing Level 1
- Medical Audio Transcription
- Effective Business Communication
- The Medical Secretary – Introduction & Terminology
- Word Part 1 (Beginners To Intermediates)
- Excel Part 1 (Beginners To Intermediates)
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- 2 Elective Subjects (see course list).
On our medical secretarial diploma course, popular electives recently have been Word Part 2 (Advanced), Excel Part 2 (Advanced) (or indeed any MS Office applications) and our Meetings & Minutes seminar.
As all our diploma programmes offer a high degree of tailorability, prices and duration are calculated for the specific needs of each student, based on exemptions for their existing skills and their choices of electives.
Don’t forget – our self-paced learning methodology means you can study at your own pace, with our friendly, supportive tutors on hand to help you if you get stuck.
Our long opening hours also mean that you can fit your studies around your other commitments, even if you work shifts.
About This Diploma Programme.
You can become a highly skilled, well-respected medical secretary with a diploma to prove your competence to doctors, consultants, hospitals and other medical practitioners.
In fact, we’ll equip you with all the office skills and medical terminology you will need to make a success of your career in this field.
The Pitman Training Medical Secretary Diploma is widely recognised as being the most comprehensive qualification in its field, enabling you to quickly and confidently demonstrate your skills as you juggle the needs of the “business” with those of the patients.
This is the complete medical secretary course!
Who Should Study For The Pitman Diploma In Medical Secretary Skills?
Anybody wishing to become a medical secretary or who is already working as one but would like to have the Diploma to prove it and move up the career ladder.
Most of our students for this subject have no experience of the medical world but come with a desire to build a career.
Whatever your background, our Diploma in Medical Secretary Skills is the most widely recognised qualification of its kind!
About Careers In This Field.
If you are hoping to pursue a career as a medical secretary, or are already employed as one but are looking to enhance your C.V. in this field, this Pitman Training programme helps you to obtain all the relevant skills needed to balance the needs of both business and patients, and showcase these abilities to prospective employers in many important areas of the medical profession. This diploma is one of the most widely recognised qualifications in the country and is designed to develop your office skills and medical terminology whatever level of experience you have. With the option to start immediately, the programmes available at Pitman Training are second to none and our up to date equipment and training ensure you acquire a confidence in your new abilities that can be put into good practice within any medical institution.
About This Diploma Programme.
This diploma programme is made up of ten core modules as well as two elective subjects of student choice. Our core subjects aim to equip you with the best practical skills on offer from any medical secretary course, and concentrate on a selection of skills from software programmes such as Outlook and PowerPoint, as well as a number of audio skills such as Medical Audio Transcription and Audio Typing Level 1. This programme also focuses on general keyboard skills such as Introduction to Touch Typing and Typing Speed Development to 70 wpm. All of these vital skills included in the programme are taught with the objective of helping our students to carry out essential tasks such as compiling confidential letters and assisting with industry journals.
Tailormade For You!
At Pitman Training we excel in tailoring our teaching around individuals, with the chance to select two modules of you own choice. Two popular choices recently for the elective subjects, have included Word Part 2 (Advanced), Excel Part 2 (Advanced) and Meetings and Minutes. However, there is also a wide range of other subjects to choose from, and our specialised staff will help you pick the modules most suited to your requirements and experience. For example you may already have extensive knowledge of certain computer programmes but feel you may benefit from faster typing skills. Unlike other medical secretarial courses, our diploma allows our students to qualify in just three months or take up to a year if necessary.
Our aim is to make our programmes as convenient and accessible to our students as possible and the opening times for our training centres in London and Manchester allow you to study late as well as at weekends, for those choosing to base their studies around family life or employment. This programme offers an in-depth level of training not usually matched elsewhere resulting in the best recognised qualification of its kind.