Medical Administration Apprenticeship
The apprenticeship in Medical Administration has been developed in partnership with AMSPAR (The Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists.)
This qualification is for individuals who work or want to work in an Administrative Support Role as Receptionists Administrators, Administration Assistants, Ward and Records clerks within any area of the health care sector.
- Intermediate Apprenticeship in Medical Administration
- Level 2 Diploma in Medical Administration – Portfolio of evidence, workbooks and observations in the workplace
- Level 1 Functional Skills Maths – Invigilated test for Mathematics
- Level 1 Functional Skills English – Two invigilated tests, discussion and presentation
- Level 1 Functional Skills ICT – Invigilated test for ICT
- 20% off the job training – Variety of evidence
Learners will need to complete a set of mandatory units based on core business and medical administration skills and a choice of optional units from two groups made up of medical and administration units to achieve the 71 credits required. Assessment will include observations, workbooks, assignments, short answer questions, moderated assignments and externally set questions.
What is Off the Job Training?
Learners must complete 20% ‘off the job training’ towards their qualification. This could Include: mandatory training, lectures, role-playing, simulation exercises, online learning, manufacturer training, practical training such as: mentoring, shadowing, industry visits and attendance at shows/conferences. This could also include time spent writing assignments/assessments.
This does not include: English, Maths, progress reviews, on programme assessment, or training which takes place outside the apprentice’s paid working hours.
There are no specific entry requirements for the qualifications. However some employers may have their own entry requirements. All Learners will be required to carry out initial assessments in Maths, English and ICT, prior to enrolment on the course. Learners will need to be working a minimum of 30 hours a week to meet the apprenticeship funding guidelines.