Pitman Training

Medical Audio Transcription

Course Outline

Medical Audio Transcription training is a very specialised field – so you’re wise to choose the very best medical transcription course you can; and that’s the one with the Pitman Training name on it.

Our extremely thorough Medical Audio Transcription training covers simple medical terminology and letters and memos from clinicians and senior hospital staff- consultant ophthalmologists, consultant gastro-enterologists, consultant dermatologists, senior and surgical registrars, chief executives and GPs and to health care services.

Unlike some Medical Audio Transcription courses, this is designed to be flexible, timetabled whenever you choose, and it leaves you with a workbook as a handy reference guide. Like all our students on Medical Audio Transcription courses, you’ll be ideally placed to move on to our full Medical Secretary Diploma, which give you even greater options for an extremely rewarding future career.


The main objective of this course is to teach you how to accurately transcribe documents from audio dictation containing medical terminology.

If you’re looking for a career as a Medical Secretary, Medical Administrator, Medical Records Office either within a hospital or GP practice etc., this course will help you to learn how to transcribe documents containing medical terminology.

Previous experience of Word processing and audio transcription skills to a proficient level would be ideal before starting this course.

There are four lessons in this course covering: -

Lesson One : Simple sentences containing medical terminology, letter from Consultant Ophthalmologist, letter from Consultant Gastro-Enterologist, memo to Community Health Care Services, referral letters from GP to Consultant.

Lesson Two: Referral letter to Consultant Dermatologist, letter from ENT Registrar, letter from Senior Registrar to GP, Memo to Community Health Council, Clinic Notice.

Lesson Three: Letter to GP from Senior Registrar in Oncology department, letters from Consultant Physician, memo from Surgical Registrar to GP, Clinic Information Notice, memo from Practice Nurse.

Lesson Four: Referral letter from GP, memo from Medical Records Officer, GP letter to Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, letter to Consultant, memo from Chief Executive.

This course will take between 8 to 10 hours to complete.

Our Medical Audio Transcription courses can be studied in any of our handy, local centres. 

This means that you have the flexibility to study the Medical Audio Typing course:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.

To find your nearest centre, click here.




The best way to make sure your training programme suits you, your skills, your ambitions and your busy schedule, is to get in touch with us for a free, friendly expert career consultation.