This ten-month, full-time, certificate program will prepare students to work in a variety of medical office settings. In-school courses include Biology, Health Care, Information & Communications Technology, Accounting and Medical Transcription. A nine-week Co-op placement will provide on-the-job experience in medical office procedures. Additionally, students can earn a maximum of 12 credits toward an Ontario Secondary School Diploma while in this program.
The program begins in September and ends in June. Participants must be able to meet the requirements of the Co-op placement which include a clear police check, up to date immunization and clear TB test. Any cost for the TB test must be paid by the student.
Prerequisites: Student must have completed grade ten Science & Math and have earned a grade 12 English (College or University) credit. The ability to type 25 words a minute is required. Students who have previously completed courses in this package may be eligible for advanced standing. Students should discuss this option with a Guidance Counselor.
Fees: While the program is tuition-free, students are required to pay the $40 SCAS Student Activity fee, a refundable $100 textbook deposit and a $100 materials fee. These fees are non-refundable and include:
$40 Activity Fee: Student photo ID ($4), Student Agenda ($6), Celebrations ($10),
Guest Speakers ($10), Theme Days ($10)
$100 textbook deposit This fee is refundable up to one (1) year after leaving SCAS if all books
have been returned.
$100 Material Fee: Application for police check, ear phones for medical transcription,
standard first aid & CPR training, protective personal equipment
Information session: Wednesday June 14th at 1:00 p.m.
Classes begin September, 2017