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Covid-19 updates

AMSPAR is continuing to offer all of its online courses and is continuing to operate Head Office functions by staff working at home during the coronavirus lockdown.  We are constantly seeking updates and advice regarding any examinations that are upcoming and you can view the latest updates from City and Guilds and Ofqual by following the links below;


Summer Dated Exams for Vocational Technical Qualifications


Unfortunately due to the current COVID-19 situation the following May/June Vocational Technical Qualification scheduled exams have been cancelled. We are working on next steps and mitigation for each qualification and will provide updates as soon as this is possible.  



  • 5519-220/ 5528-265   Level 2 Medical Terminology
  • 5519-330                    Level 3 Medical Terminology
  • 5519-223/ 5528-268   Level 2 Working in the NHS
  • 5519-335/ 5528-364   Level 3 Medical Principles for the Administrator
  • 5519-336/ 5528-365   Level 3 Legal Aspects of Medical Admin

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Welcome to AMSPAR

AMSPAR works with City & Guilds to provide a range of nationally recognised qualifications suitable for delivery as either full or part time study programmes. These range from Level 2 through to Level 5 and are available in a range of funded packages. AMSPAR also offer a number of non-framework courses.

Our Patron

Lord Winston is Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London



AMSPAR Honorary Fellowships are awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to Health




All of our accredited qualifications are available online at our Health Academy



Membership to AMSPAR is avaialable at different levels based on Qualifications and experience.  Certified Membership is also available



We will be at various events again this year including Management in Practice and Best Practice.  See also our examination dates



Helping with our charitable work

AMSPAR is a registered charity (N0. 313310 England & Wales) working in the education field.  In order to keep our costs as low as possible to potential students we seek support as widely as possible.  It is in all our interests to have the best equipped staff working in health as possible.


AMSPAR has signed up with 2 charity websites.  By using them you can help support the work of AMSPAR, whilst obtaining a special deal for yourself ! Do what you would do normally when you shop, but help our charity without any additonal cost to you !


Of course, you may simply wish to make a donation and this would be most welcome.  Thank you for your continuing support.

Accredited Courses

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PM Network

AMSPAR supports the Practice Management Network and it is FREE to join

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Approved Centre

AMSPAR performs two functions. It is a professional membership organisation which recognises both formal qualifications and length of service in a healthcare environment. AMSPAR members receive special privileges and services including access to a free legal helpline, a number of newsletters and access to events in addition to valuable work and non-work related discounts.


Our Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement is to promote quality and coherence in the delivery of vocational qualifications aimed at Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists and to encourage and support standards of excellence in the pursuit of continuous professional development and lifelong learning.

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