Get the Skills to Be a Unit Clerk

Female Medical Office Assistant training a female student in an office environment
Students learn important Medical Office Assisting skills in real world environments

41 Week* Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk Career Training Program

Next Program Start Dates

  • Apr 16th: Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk - Red Deer Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk Bredin College (Red Deer)
  • Apr 23rd: Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk - Spruce Grove Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk Bredin College (Calgary)
  • Apr 30th: Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk - Red Deer Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk Bredin College (Edmonton)

Medical Office Assistants, sometimes called Medical Office Administrators or Unit Clerks, play an important role in the healthcare system and keep medical offices running smoothly.

If you’re organized, enjoy helping others and are looking to get established in a steady, professional career in a short time, training as a Medical Office Assistant could be an excellent opportunity.

Become a Qualified Unit Clerk

The Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk Diploma Program from Bredin College provides the hands-on training, clinical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career in healthcare, without spending years in school.

Classes are active and led by dedicated medical professionals with years of experience working in the field. As a student, you’ll train on industry-current software and get up-to-date skills in areas employers look for, including:

  • Computer Office Skills
  • Scheduling Appointments
  • Patient Records/Filing
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical Terminology
  • Electronic File Management
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Transcription
  • Alberta Health Care Billing
    And More!

Plus, you’ll receive specialized Unit Clerk training. As a skilled Unit Clerk you’ll be prepared to pursue rewarding hospital positions. Training as both a Medical Office Administrator and Hospital Unit Clerk can open more doors to potential employment opportunities.

Students can complete this program in 41 weeks*.

Flexible Schedules

Students can choose between morning and afternoon classes—4 hours per day. Choose the schedule that best fits your life!

Real-World Training

Medical Office Assistant students at Bredin take part in a 4-week practicum through hospitals, medical clinics and doctors’ offices. Gain on-the-job experience alongside working healthcare professionals.

A professional practicum can be a great way to get a feel for your new career and make helpful industry connections before you graduate.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this program you’ll have the knowledge and ability required to obtain entry-level employment in a variety of interesting healthcare settings, including:

  • Physicians’ Offices
  • Clinics
  • Public or Private Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Community Health Centres

Medical clerical positions are also available in research and care agencies, pharmaceutical firms, medical supply firms and related service businesses.

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out! Take the Bredin College “Career Training Readiness Quiz”

The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

Get the Support of a Proven Employment Leader

Our roots are in employment solutions. Our parent company, Bredin Centre for Learning, has been an employment leader in Alberta for over 40 years. We’ve helped thousands of people get the tools and support it takes to secure rewarding professional positions.

As a Bredin College student and graduate you’ll benefit from the resources and rich network of employer connections Bredin has developed over the years. Our Career Placement staff have the skills to help you every step of the way, from developing a standout resume to job hunting, interview techniques and more!

We offer career-focused training that’s directly tied to today’s labour market.

Get AFFORDABLE Career Training

Bredin College is dedicated to offering an affordable, accessible career training option in Alberta. You get the skills you need to succeed with no unnecessary filler to drag out the program and drive up costs. We pride ourselves on offering high-value programs.

Get Help to Fund Your Education

Education is one of the most important investments you can make. Don’t let your financial situation stand in the way of your education. Many students require some form of financial assistance.

The dedicated Financial Aid team at Bredin College will help you through the financing process and discuss funding options with you such as Student Aid, personal line of credit or loan, or RESP’s. They will take time to personally assist in determining which financial option is right for you. Once this is decided they work with you to help secure funding before starting your program.

Is a Rewarding Career in Medical Office Assisting Right for You? Get More Information…

If you’re interested in learning more about a career as a Medical Office Assistant and exploring whether Bredin College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

A helpful Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any questions you have.

For immediate questions, call Edmonton (780-425-3730), Calgary (403-261-5775), Spruce Grove (780-425-3730), or Red Deer  (587-273-0225).

* Program length when completed in normal time.