Medical Business Administrator

The Medical Business Administration application are now open for application for June 2024. This program is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to excel in healthcare administration.

Course start: Typically June, September and Januaury

Duration: 16 months

Qualification: Level 3 Apprenticeship Business Administration with AMSPAR.

Apprentices enrolled in this program have the opportunity to develop a diverse skill set. In addition to the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of a business admin role. You will also study the specialist content related to the AMSPAR L2.

  • The program emphasizes professionalism, integrity, reliability, adaptability, responsibility, and proactivity.
  • Apprentices gain a deep understanding of Mersey Care Trust's organizational structure, the importance of effective communication with internal and external stakeholders, and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • They also learn essential business fundamentals and medical terminologies to become proficient in communication in administering meetings, understanding oral communication and summarising to present data.
  • Practical training includes decision-making, communication, planning, and project management skills development, ensuring apprentices are well-prepared for the dynamic healthcare environment.
  • Apprentices are encouraged to embody these attributes in their work, contributing to the organization's success and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

Apprentices enrolled in this program have the opportunity to develop a diverse skill set that is highly valued in both administrative and healthcare settings. By acquiring proficiency in business administration alongside medical training, apprentices can pursue diverse career pathways within Mersey Care Trust, including administrative roles within medical departments or progression into higher-level healthcare positions.

High level summary of study commitment.

  • Minimum of 6 hours per week of study time consisting of online workshops, group coaching and subject specialist sessions. 
  • Independent Study allocated every week for the duration of the course
  • Apprentices who don’t already have maths and english GCSE or level 2 equivalent will undertake functional skills english and maths alongside the main qualification.

Applicants should be aware that in addition to the study time allocated, there will be an expectation of additional study hours being undertaken in their own time.


The programme

  • Level: 3 
  • Lenght:16 month 
  • Number of Modules: 9 Business Administrator & 5 AMSPAR (MED SEC Applicable) 
  • Eligibility: Relevant job roles to the subject matter such as Medical Administrator, Clinical Support Worker, Medical Secretary, Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare Assistant, Coordinator, Administrative, Receptionist, Supervisor etc

Specialist content

  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Administration
  • Managing Communication in a Medical Environment

Benefits for the individual 

  • Achieve a recognised qualification
  • Provide the support your team and service require to improve service delivery a patient care
  • Build an education foundation that will support progression 


The apprenticeship team in conjunction with the training provider will be hosting information and insight sessions for the Business Administration and Medical Administration Apprenticeship. The information and insight sessions are designed to give potential students a better understanding of the role, the apprenticeship course/programme, and the roles and responsibilities of all parties when it comes to the apprenticeships.

The Microsoft Teams session is designed to answer any questions you may have about the Business Administration and Medical Administration apprenticeship in an informal online setting.

22nd April 10:00am Click here to join the meeting

22nd April 1:30pm  Click here to join the meeting

3 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subjects

GCSE Maths and English (or equivalents) at grades 3+ (D or above)

Functional skills are an important part of all apprenticeships and apprentices who don't already have maths and english at level 2 or above will undertake functional skill qualifications in these areas.

Prospective apprentices must not hold an existing qualification at the same subject or higher level qualification in a similar subject

To apply for the apprenticeship, your supporting manager will need to complete a Levy application form, which can be found HERE. 

Deadline for applications 3rd May 2024