Medical Terminology

Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 27 September for 12 weeks. €190* (€140 conc.)

Medical Terminology QQI Level 5 Certificate 5N2428

The aim of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the range of medical terminology applicable and relevant specifically to a medical receptionist or secretarial role in a medical practice, clinic and or hospital context.

Online Classes

Enrolment Open
Nights Tuesday
Times 18:30 to 21:30
Duration 12 Weeks
Starting Tuesday, 27 September 2022
Assessment For subjects with Exams included. All exams will take place onsite on Saturday December 10th or Saturday December 17th.
Location Online
Live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, study notes and course materials online on Moodle.
How do online classes work?
Price €200.00
*€190.00 with online discount, €140.00 for Social Welfare/PUP, €140.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €120.00 for current and just graduated Mallow campus day students, FREE on the Training Support Grant.
Deadline Enrol online before Monday, 19 September 2022


QQI 5N2428 Medical Terminology, Level 5 (part of 5M4468)

Learning Outcomes

  • To facilitate the learner to develop proficiency in analysing, constructing, recognizing, spelling and pronouncing medical terminology.
  • To facilitate the learner to use medical terminology appropriately and professionally within the communication process and systems of healthcare.
  • To enable the learner to explore legislative policies associated with the healthcare services and the sources of information available to the medical secretary.
  • To facilitate the learner to develop writing and organisational skills in the preparation of medical reports.
  • Examine a range of medical terminology required by a medical receptionist or secretary within a general medical practice and or specialist medical practice context.
  • Explore current relevant legislation regarding health services in Ireland.
  • Describe the sources of information available to the medical receptionist or secretary.

Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5N2428 Medical Terminology, Level 5

Course Requirements

Course Costs

Course costs already include QQI certification.

Grant Funding

Courses can be free for Social Welfare or PUP recipients with the Training Support Grant (up to €1,000 per year).

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