- NQF 5
- SAQA ID 66878, 66957 & 67002
- DHET issued & Certified
A medical secretary must enjoy the medical fraternity, be strong in administrative functions and build good relationships with doctors, nurses and professionals in the medical industry. The course attracts students with a passion for medicine, administration and patient care. It will groom you to work as front office reception at hospitals, clinics and doctor’s rooms, and be a liaison with all medical aids and medical sales representatives, often providing order to the busy schedules of medical professionals. If you enjoy being the go-to-person for all matters related to medical queries and administration and assisting patients with relevant information and support, then this career is for you.
As a qualified Medical Secretary you can work in the following career fields:
Medical Secretarial Work
A friendly sales consultant will take you through the fee structure.
Any of the following certificates will be accepted at registration:
National Senior Certificate/Grade 12
NCV Level 4 Certificate
ABET Level 4 Certificate
Learners will receive the following at each level:
National Certificate N4, N5, N6
National N Diploma in Medical Secretary on completion of N4-N6 and 18-months of in-service training
The National N Diploma includes four (4) years of theory and 18-months of in-service training.
All examinations are set and administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).The National N Diploma is issued by the DHET.
The costs of study materials and access to the online portal for course schedules, exam dates, results etc. are included in the tuition fee. Simply enquire with your sales consultant.
You may attend Saturday classes for extra support. All support classes are free.
Student Support services is available to all registered learners.
Online Centre for Student Relations
An academic and customer care adviser will be allocated to you to provide additional online support while you complete your studies. This service is free.