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City & Guilds AMSPAR Level 3 Certificate in Medical Terminology

Aimed at existing NHS/private practice staff, return workers, mature students and anyone considering a career as a medical secretary or administrator. This course gives the student a full level 3 City & Guilds qualification following a successful course of study and examination.

Course content: Consists of 5 parts to be studied over a maximum of 6 months (based on a minimum of 2-3 hours study a week) which include the following topics:

  • Introduction to terminology and word building
  • Abbreviations
  • The body systems – musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and blood systems, respiratory, digestive, lymphatic, endocrine, urinary, reproductive, sensory and nervous systems
  • Oncology, Radiography, Pathology
  • Appendices - Common Terms

Course objectives:

  • Define and understand medical words using prefixes, roots and suffixes
  • A core knowledge of terms used for the body systems with diseases and procedures
  • Identify abbreviations and symbols used in the medical profession 

Course assessment and delivery:

  • Available online through the BSMSA training website
  • Full individual tutorial support – each student will be assigned a mentor who will provide information and advice on study skills, guidance and support
  • Self assessment tests
  • Mentor-marked end of module assignments

Course to be completed within 6 months maximum or further charges will be incurred.

Final assessment: Once all units and assignments have been completed, a final assignment will be undertaken. This will cover all unit contents and will be a mentor marked final assessment and evaluation. Students will be required to complete an examination at one of our centres in London, Birmingham, Manchester, St Austell or Lincoln following successful completion of the course. We do now have access to an exam centre in Dublin, however there is an extra fee for this.

Course Cost: The cost of this course is £379 and includes:

  • City and Guilds Registration
  • Full Access to Course Material and Learning Platform
  • Final City and Guilds AMSPAR Certificate
  • Mentor Support
  • Medical Dictionary
  • Medical Reference Exercise Book

Payment can be made online, direct bank transfer or by cheque. If you wish to pay by bank transfer or cheque please email training@bsmsa.org.uk for an enrolment form. If you wish to purchase this course now on-line please add this course to your basket below

If your fee is being paid for by a Trust or similar, a purchase order guaranteeing payment, must be sent to the BSMSA office at the time of enrolment. An invoice or proforma may be requested in advance. 

Students studying this course may be eligible for the NUS card. please contact the office for further information.

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City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Medical Terminology
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