Level One – Introduction to Medical Terminology.

“It's like a light has just been switched on and I now understand more of what I'm doing!” – Feedback from attendee of Level one course.

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a knowledge of medical terminology in their role. It’s suitable for administrative staff, health care workers, medical secretaries, managers, allied health professionals, anyone who may encounter terminology and wishes to learn more for example those applying for medical degrees.

The sessions are delivered via Zoom (2x 2 hour meetings) so are highly accessible, a webcam and microphone are required although not essential.

The aim of the course is for students to develop an understanding of medical terminology in an enjoyable, interactive and informative way so that they may be able to decipher and unravel the mystery of long medical words.

The course covers the following topics:-

At the end of the course students should have a clear understanding of medical terminology and are encouraged to use their newly learned skills in a series of quizzes and interactive games.

All students are given a Certificate of Attendance and a comprehensive handout. Please click here to read feedback from students.

Many students are keen to develop their skills further and may wish to proceed to the Level Two Certificate in Medical Terminology.

Priced at just £50 per head, please click here to view flyer containing full course details, dates of available courses can be found by clicking on the registration page here.

We can also offer this course to larger groups face to face at a venue of your choice for £995, maximum 20 attendees or organise bespoke sessions to fit in with the training needs of an organisation – for example a Wednesday afternoon staff training slot.

Discount offered to group bookings of 10 or more.



Level Two – City and Guilds / AMSPAR Award in Medical Terminology

This course has been designed for people wishing to work in the medical field in such roles as ward clerk, medical secretary, summariser, GP receptionist, clinical coder, administrator, laboratory staff, healthcare assistant, health and social care personnel, medico- legal personnel, ambulance personnel, support workers, medical social workers and health care technicians. It is also suitable for persons already in post who wish to expand their knowledge and skills to obtain the City and Guilds / AMSPAR Level 2 Award in Medical Terminology for Non-Clinical Professionals. This examination is set and marked by City and Guilds / AMSPAR.

The course covers the following topics:-

This course is primarily run online but with support from a personal mentor. Revision tests, to assess progress and comprehension, are submitted online and marked by the mentor with feedback provided. It is only necessary to be online to download the files and to complete the revision test. These downloads provide the hard copy to study from for the two week period. A flyer containing all course information can be found here and additional information can be found in our FAQ section.

Each module is studied for a two week period. There are 6 modules (12 weeks) to complete. The recommended study time per module is 6-8 hours per week. Modules must be completed within the two week period. The last module comprises past AMSPAR papers which are marked and feedback and guidance provided. There is also access to crosswords, videoclips and clinic letters to enhance learning and prepare for the exam.

We have a revision app available to students to promote accessible learning as well as an app which can be downloaded to view course material.

Candidates may be entered for the examination in either February, June or November and registered with City and Guilds / AMSPAR. The hour long examination may be taken at a local centre (an invigilation fee may be charged). A centre list is available on request.

On completion of the course students may elect to study for the highest award in medical terminology, the City and Guilds / AMSPAR Level 3 Award in Medical Terminology for Non –Clinical professionals.

WHY STUDY WITH US?
We have pass rates which significantly exceed the national average, (a 94% pass rate at Level 2 with 54% of students achieving distinction grade in a recent exam). Outstanding feedback (5 star rating), see our google reviews here Support from a mentor, access to apps and past papers. Option to pay via instalments if self funding.



Level 3 – City and Guilds / AMSPAR Certificate in Medical Terminology

This course has been designed for persons wishing to work in the medical field in such roles as medical secretary, practice manager, clinical coder, healthcare administrator and healthcare technician. It is also suitable for persons already in post who wish to expand their knowledge and skills to obtain the City and Guilds / AMSPAR Level 3 Award in Medical Terminology for Non-Clinical Professionals. This examination is set and marked by City and Guilds / AMSPAR.

The course covers the following topics:-

This course is primarily run online but with support from a personal mentor. Revision tests, to assess progress and comprehension, are submitted online and marked by the mentor with feedback provided. It is only necessary to be online to download the files and to complete the revision test. These downloads provide the hard copy to study from for the two week period. A flyer containing all course information can be found here and additional information can be found in our FAQ section

Each module is studied for a two week period. There are 10 modules (20 weeks) to complete. The recommended study time per module is 8-10 hours per week. Modules must be completed within the two week period. The last module comprises past AMSPAR papers which are marked and feedback and guidance provided. There is also access to crosswords, videoclips and clinic letters to enhance learning and prepare for the exam.

We have a revision app available to students to promote accessible learning as well as an app which can be downloaded to view course material.

Candidates may be entered for the examination in either February, June or November and registered with City and Guilds / AMSPAR. The 1hr 45 min long examination may be taken at a local centre (an invigilation fee may be charged). A centre list is available on request.


This is the highest qualification available in Medical Terminology.

Why study with us?

Apprenticeship Schemes

Many Trusts now offer Government funded apprenticeship schemes to allow people to gain vital qualifications whilst in the workplace. We can provide the AMSPAR course as part of the Medical Administration Apprenticeship. We work in partnership with Damar Training to offer this in the North West, please contact www.damartraining.com for further information. If you are based outside of the North West, please get in touch with us to see what we can provide in your area. In a competitive job market, having a nationally recognised qualification is a huge asset to your CV.