Job requirements Medical Administrative Assistant in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "medical administrative assistant" was moved from the group Medical administrative assistants (NOC 1243) to the group Medical administrative assistants (NOC 13112).
Find out what you typically need to work as a medical administrative assistant in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Medical administrative assistants (NOC 13112).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Completion of a one- or two-year college program or other specialized courses for secretaries or medical secretaries is usually required.
Source National Occupational Classification
Professional certification and licensing
We don’t have any data on professional certification requirements. This occupation is not regulated in Canada based on our records.
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