Further Education
2020-2021

Further Education 2020-2021

Office Administration - Medical Secretarial 5M1997

QQI Level 5 Award Office Administration - Medical Secretarial Studies 5M1997 This Award provides an excellent opportunity for students to specialise in the field of Medical Secretary whilst also providing a grounding in Business. Upon successful completion, students will have the skills required to act as a junior administrator in a business environment, or a junior medical secretary in the health sector. Successful students may also continue their studies at QQI Level 6, or progress to third level education.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO

Provide a comprehensive training in modern office skills

Provide a full working knowledge of the most modern business equipment and procedures

Enable students aquire practical skills & competencies to work in the Health Sector

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent

Mature applicants welcome

Interview

COURSE CONTENT

Information & Administration 5N1389

Text Production 5N1422

Word Processing 5N1358

Communications 5N0690

Work Experience 5N1356

Book-keeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354

Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977

Data Entry 4N1113

Medical Terminology 5N2428

Computer Applications 4N1112

HOW THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

GTI has developed a style of teaching to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners

  1. We make extensive use of advanced multimedia and internet technologies to bring subject matter to life and to ensure effective learning.

  2. Whenever possible we use a Learn-by-Doing approach to make the learning experience more relaistc and enjoyable.

  3. We provide learning supports that are tailored to the needs of individual learners.

  4. Software used: Windows XP, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, TAS Books, MS Powerpoint and MS Publisher

OPTIONAL MODULES

Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module. Microsoft Office Specialist Certification is awarded in Excel, Access, Word and Outlook.

CERTIFICATION

QQI Level 5 Award in Office Administration [5M1997]

PROGRESSION TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Students who successfully complete this course may gain entry to Third-level Institutes and Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.

The most up-to-date information on the Higher education Links Scheme is located at the CAO website

Click here for details of CAO Requirements Lookup

FEES

Student Services Fee: €175

DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200

Office Administration Book: E30

QQI Certification Fee: €50

TOTAL: €455

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who successfully complete this course may gain employment in modern offices as a Medical Secretary, Receptionist, Typist, Personal Assistant (PA) or Office Administrator

DURATION

This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May

FOR MORE INFORMATION

chris.finn@gretb.ie

ADULT EDUCATION

Full-time registered students of GTI may access a range of Adult Education & Training part-time courses at a reduced fee.

PLEASE NOTE

GTI reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.