New Zealand Certificate in Medical Transcription and Editing

Sues Computer Training Company

Subject area

Health not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

The following legislative requirements apply to transcription.
Whilst there is no specific New Zealand Code of Ethics pertaining to medical transcriptionists, it is recommended that the AHDI Code of Ethics be followed by those transcribing for the New Zealand environment.
The key act pertaining to transcription is the Privacy Act, which follows similar guidelines as the AHDI Code of Ethics.
New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 and amendments:

The Health Information Privacy Code 2020:

Health & Disability Sector Standards:

Public Records Act 2005:

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for individuals who are working in office-based clinical support to progress their careers within the healthcare sector.
It provides the New Zealand public with individuals who are able to transcribe and edit healthcare documentation and records to prescribed procedures and auditable quality standards.
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the healthcare sector with graduates capable of operating as medical transcriptionists or editors.
Graduates will be able to operate independently.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Health at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (07) 544 3172
Fax: (07) 544 3173

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