Medical Secretary Diploma

Medical Secretary Diploma Endorsed by ABC Awards I Exam Included I MCQ based assessment I Tutor Support

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£300 inc VAT
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Study method
Online, self-paced
200 Hours
Access to content
Lifetime access
Endorsed by ABC Awards
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

25 students purchased this course


Fast track your career with this awarding body certificate and gain all the in-demand skills and knowledge to become a qualified medical secretary, with the Medical Secretary Diploma course. This comprehensive training course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

In this course, you will receive practical training in all areas of medical secretarial work, covering fundamental topics such as medical coding and billing, record management, medical audio transcriptions, and medical terminology. You will learn valuable transferable and professional skills, and explore the law and legislation behind medical administrative work.

The course is ideal for those who are new to the medical sector and are looking to take their first steps towards a career as a medical secretary.

Learning Objective:

  • The role of a medical secretary, skills and responsibilities
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of human anatomy
  • Understand the basics of first aid and know what to do in the case of a medical emergency
  • Gain a solid understanding of key medical terminology and their definitions
  • Learn the fundamental criteria for medical record management
  • Understand the procedures and process for medical insurance billing and coding
  • Know how to conduct medical research and understand the law and ethics regarding medical research
  • Get step-by-step training on how to create a medical audio transcription
  • Develop your communication, time-management, organisation and administrative skills
  • Fast track your career as a medical secretary with a recognised qualification


Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Medical Secretary Diploma

Course Outline

Medical Secretary Level 1

Module 1: Medical Secretary and Their Duties

  • Medical Secretary Introduction
  • Receptionist Training for Medical Secretary

Module 2: Communication

  • Communication

Medical Secretary Level 2

Module 3: Audio Transcription & Volunteer Training

  • Medical Audio Transcription
  • Medical Volunteer Training

Module 4: First Aid and Human Anatomy

  • First Aid Training
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

Module 5: Medical Terminology

  • Medical Terminology

Medical Secretary Level 3

Module 6: Management of Medical Records

  • Management of Medical Records

Module 7: Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding

  • Medical Insurance, Billing and Coding

Module 8: Research, Laws and Ethics

  • Medical Research
  • Medical Law and Ethics


Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement from ABC & Certa Awards by paying the accreditation fee of £78. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Who is this course for?

This endorsed training course is ideal for professionals who are looking to kickstart a career in the medical industry in an administrative role. Our online courses are specially designed for distance learning, offering flexible, virtual classroom modules that you can study on a part-time or full-time basis. Increase your earning potential with a recognised, formal qualification and fast track your career online today.

Career path

The Medical Secretary Diploma course provides a stepping stone towards a successful career as a medical secretary, with the opportunity to work in a private practice or with the NHS. Through our specialist training, junior medical secretaries can gain the skills and knowledge to work their way up to a senior-level role.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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