This course provides students with skills and knowledge specifically for the medical, dental, HSE and general health sector. All of the required office specialisms coupled with medical terminology and use of the Socrates medical package meaning that students are well equipped for employment as administrators in the medical sector.

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1 year

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration 5M2468 QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as an option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression). CCOC Socrates Medical Package

€500 including QQI examination fees

(Medical Card holders are exempt from €250)

  • Business Administration Skills 5N1610
  • Customer Service 5N0972
  • Text Production 5N1422
  • Audio Transcription 5N1549
  • Medical Terminology 5N2428
  • Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
  • Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354
  • Work Experience 5N1356

Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4. Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement. All applicants are interviewed. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview.

Fully equipped computer & lecture  rooms

CCOC Socrates Medical Package

CCOC Infection Prevention & Control Workshop

Microsoft Outlook

Data Protection

First Aid Workshop

Guest speakers

CIT: Business Studies (CR021) UCC: Commerce (CK201) CCOC: QQI Level 6 Advanced Marketing with Event Management (Business) 6M4985 Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for CCOC students. Up to 390 points for any IT can be attained. Go to our progressions database at for exact requirements on progressions for this course.

Administrator in Medical Practice, Clerical Officer in HSE/Hospital environment, Office Assistant in Clinical Facility, Accounts Assistant, Dental Practice Administrator. Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking.