1. Back to home Home
  2. Career entry qualifications
  3. Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology

Discover amazing facts about the human body and unravel the mysteries of our Latin-based medical language in our Medical Terminology course.
Of course, medical terminology is an essential foundation for any healthcare course, and can set you up for a career in the industry. This course would suit you if you:

  • work in a healthcare field
  • are pursuing a career in health administration
  • want a head start on your medical study
  • just want to expand your knowledge.

You’ll gain the skills and knowledge you need to interpret and apply medical terminology in the healthcare environment, including:

  • word building—understanding stem words, prefixes and suffixes
  • body systems
  • common accepted abbreviations
  • using medical terminology in both verbal and written communication.

Course infomation

  • Assessment is conducted throughout the course through quizzes and verbal activities. You’ll need access to a computer, ability to provide an audio assessment (e.g. computer or mobile phone recording), and the internet to complete your assessments, which you’ll submit through our online learning system.


    Students will require access to a reliable internet connection enabling access to Mater Education’s virtual learning environment, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.

  • Nationally Recognised Training