Medical Secretary

Program Overview

A medical secretary performs confidential administrative and clerical work of a medical office. The variety of duties may include bookkeeping, billing, scheduling appointments, and processing insurance claims. Medical secretaries may be responsible for telephone, mail, transcription and typing duties. Other duties include ordering laboratory tests and supplies, as well as receiving, interviewing and instructing patients. It can be used as an initial taster into the world of nursing.

The medical secretary diploma is an information packed course designed to provide you with valuable insights, information and skills you will need to complete your job on a daily basis in the medical industry. Medical Secretary Diploma course is designed for those who are looking to have a professional career as a Medical Secretary/Administrator working in a hospital or medical centre, pharmaceutical company or within medical research. This program progresses through three levels. Each level takes place over one semester. After completing each semester, you are eligible for a national certificate on that level.

Why study with us?

We provide high quality academic trainings that will enable you to get qualified in your chosen field; you will also be provided with a solid foundation to help you build your career or business. We’ll help you achieve your ambitions no matter how big they are and at the same time open your mind to possibilities you didn’t even know existed. Our standards are very high yet, we are easily accessible and affordable to everyone irrespective of their socio-economic background.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 12 – Matric,
  • A senior certificate or
  • National Certificate (N3) or a relevant Nated equivalent qualification
  • International students with Senior School Certificate can apply.

Program Modules

N4
  • Medical Practice
  • Communication
  • Office Practice
  • Information Processing
N5
  • Medical Practice
  • Communication
  • Office Practice
  • Information Processing
N6
  • Medical Practice
  • Communication
  • Office Practice
  • Information Processing

Internship Requirement

This programme requires that the student undertakes an internship for a minimum of 18 months in relevant industry after completing the in-class academic study. There is an opportunity for job placement assistance through our industry network after graduating depending on availability.

Qualification Obtainable 

On completion of the program, student will receive a certificate for each level completed and subsequently a Diploma in Medical Practice. Certificates and Diplomas are awarded by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Program Accreditation Information 

QCTO accreditation No: SDP1220/16/0017
Department of Higher Education and Training accreditation No: 2019/FE07/011

Duration, Study Mode & Intake Dates

Full Time

  • Study Duration: 1½ Years – 2 Years  
  • Admission dates: January and July every year

Online & Part Time  

  • Duration: 1½ Years – 2½ Years
  • Admission dates: January and July every year   

Career Opportunities

  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Secretary
  • Medical Secretary
  • Medical Stenographer
  • Medical Record Officer
  • Medical Administrative Officer
  • Medical Personal assistant
  • Medical Office Administrator
  • Patient Registration Clerks

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