Get Qualified with a Certificate in Medical Terminology!

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ADMN1006 – Certificate in Medical Terminology

Understand medical terminology and get a certificate in only 10 weeks!

This course is designed for people with no or limited medical training, who would like to work in a medical environment. You’ll develop the skills needed to communicate clearly and effectively using medical terminology.


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Key benefits

  • Understand medical terminology and abbreviations
  • Gain a professional certificate recognised by employers
  • Work with an experienced tutor and other students to successfully complete your course
  • Increase your chances of a new job or promotion
  • Get your foot through the door as a medical professional!

This course is designed for

  • Seeking a position as a receptionist in a medical facility
  • Currently working as a medical receptionist, who want to become certified
  • Want to explore a popular career in nursing, medical records or medical transcription

Career Outcomes

The Career Academy’s Health graduates are often employed in general and family health practices as well as small to medium-sized businesses. On completion of this course, you can expect to hold job titles such as:


  • Medical Receptionist
  • Health and Safety Officer
  • Medical Assistant / Receptionist
  • First-Aid Specialist
  • Safety Manager

Career Projections

Between 2020 and 2023, the availability of Health-related roles in New Zealand is expected to increase resulting in 4,000+ job openings. The salary range for health graduates is between $37,000 – $46,000 per year.


This course is accredited by ICOES

ICOES, the International Council for Online Educational Standards guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation. ICOES is the accrediting body that establishes, monitors and continually develops the educational standards of online teaching institutions.


Course summary

Investment: $495 + GST from only $25 per week with our interest free payment plan. Click here to get started now.


Assessment: Assignments, quizzes


Duration: Approximately 200 hours, to be completed within six months. Generally students complete one module per week, with each module taking around 10 hours.


Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months before you complete.


Delivery: Online with tutor support via email or phone.


Certification and accreditation: Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of achievement.


Course Level: 4

Medical Terminology covers ten modules

ADMG141 – Scope and Nature of Medical Terminology
ADMG101 – Anatomical Terms and Structures
ADMG123 – Medical Equipment and Procedures
ADMG131 – Pharmacological Terminology
ADMG124 – Musculoskeletal System
ADMG103 – Cardiovascular, Lymphatic and Immune System
ADMG137 – Respiratory and Reproductive Systems
ADMG111 – Digestive and Excretory Systems
ADMG119 – The Skin
ADMG126 – Nervous and Sensory Systems
ADMG158 – Certificate in Medical Terminology Assessment

What our students say

★★★★★ “Easy access, being a busy mum it worked well with my schedule. I just want to thank the tutors for taking their time to assess all my work, provide me with information when it was needed and for sharing their knowledge with me in this course.” – Louise Moka


★★★★★ “Thank you so very much to the Career Academy and the tutors for all your support. You have made me achieve my goal. Thank you once again.”
– Samina Mohammed

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