Course Code: 5M1997

Course Delivery:



QQI Level 5 Medical & Dental Administrator

Course Units

5N1549 Audio Transcription 5
5N2428 Medical Terminology 5
5N1977 Spreadsheet Methods 5
5N1389 Information and Administration 5
5N1422 Text Production 5
5N0749 Anatomy & Physiology 5
5N1356 Work Experience 5
5N0690 Communications 5

Students are introduced to the world of Medical Administration and IT practice.  Medical Terminology and Audio Transcription modules provides learners with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to pursue an administrative career in the medical, healthcare or dental sectors.

This course offers progression options for learners to programmes in Universities and Institutes of Technology.  Students who complete this major QQI award at Level 5 are eligible to apply through the CAO system for entry into participating courses in the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

Graduates go on to secure employment in administrative affairs within a range of service- related industries, including schools, hospitals, healthcare, medical and dental practices and within the pharmaceutical sector.

Course Fee Information:



SKU: N/A Category:

Entry Requirements:

No prior skills, knowledge or competence in the award subject matter will be required of the learner for successful entry to the programme; but learners will be expected to have a minimum of Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent and/or experience.  Proficiency in English language is required, together with a strong interest in (subject).
Learners whose first language is not English will be required to provide proof of proficiency in the English language through satisfactory performance on an internationally recognised test (e.g. IELTS 5.5) or other similar English Language qualifications.

Progressive College are committed to providing equal access to education and equal opportunities for mature students (23 years +).  Mature applicants do not need to match school-leavers in terms of academic achievement, provided there is evidence of the ability to pursue and benefit from the course, but candidates must be 23 years of age or over on the 1st January of the year of entry to their programme of study.  Mature students must also have proficiency in the English language.

Assessment / Examinations:

Continuous Assessment

Alternative assessments are in place to facilitate students who are unable to find placement due to current L5 COVID19 restrictions.

Location & date:

*Subject to change

Location Start Date End Date Delivery Duration
Dublin 2 5th October 2021 6.30pm-9.30pm 32 Evenings 32 Weeks