This qualification is ideally suited for those wishing to progress or move into a Medical Administration environment where the frequent use of medical terminology needs to be understood. The qualification will prepare the learner to work in the field of medical administration learning skills in medical terminology and audio transcription.
Medical Terminology takes a structural approach, focusing on how medical terms are built from roots, prefixes and suffixes, and the recognition of terms from given definitions.
Audio Transmission enables the learner to develop the knowledge and skills needed to use audio equipment and software to produce a range of routine and professional medical documents..
Candidates achieving this qualification can progress:
Assessment will be in the form of two time constrained tasks - one in Medical Terminology and one in Audio Transmission - which will generate evidence of achievement for all assessment criteria and required learning outcomes.
Agored Cymru Certificates in:
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although a good understanding of the English language is considered to be beneficial with particular focus on accuracy in spelling, together with either experience in a medical environment or a wish to move into this area.
The course incurs part time fees in Fee band H.
There are no additional costs associated with this qualification.
Coleg Sir Gar is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08539630 and is a registered charity No. 1152522.
The registered office is at The Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Pwll, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 4DN