NQ Medical Administration - Level 5 (January 2018)

This course is designed for those who wish to take up a career as a receptionist/administrator in a General Medical Practice or in a Hospital. The course is particularly suitable for those wishing to return to the job market with the attendance pattern of the course designed to be ‘family-friendly’. This course incorporates a NPA Medical Receptionist Award.

This is an 19 week course running from January to June (subject to demand).

Course content

  • Audio: Medical Level 4
  • Medical Administration 
  • Medical Reception and Records 
  • Medical Terminology 
  • Word Processing: Medical Level 4
  • Work Experience in a General Medical Practice or Hospital
  • Information Technology 

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • 3 Standard Grades at 3 or above; (one of which should be English) OR 
  • 3 Intermediate 2s at C or above; (one of which should be English) OR 
  • 3 National 5s at C or above (one of which should be English) 
  • Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications, but have relevant life and/or work experience 
  • An interview will be part of the selection process.

Progression routes

Students completing this course may progress to HNC Administration and IT (with PDA in Medical Administration). Those wishing to progress will be required to sit a class test.

SCQF level


Start date

22 January 2018


18 Week(s)

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

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E: bcdianniesland@glasgowclyde.ac.uk

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