Applicants must have a grade 12 diploma or be a mature student (aged 19 at the start of the course). A copy of their high school diploma is required if they are under the age of 19. A copy of a Government issued photo identification such as a driver’s license, passport or other, which shows their date of birth, must also be supplied. Students must complete our typing test confirming that they meet our minimum typing speed of 40 nwpm. Students must also complete and pass the English & Grammar test with at least 85%.

All distance learning students are required complete a Distance Learning Assessment (which is also included in the enrolment form) and have a PC with Internet access (high speed is recommended). Please review the full technical requirements for the course here.

The following software is required to complete the Medical Transcription/Healthcare Documentation course:

  • Windows Operating System

The following software is recommended to complete the Medical Transcription/Healthcare Documentation course:

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel

Note: If you do not have the Microsoft Office programs, you will be provided with a trial version. Programs equivalent to Microsoft Office (such as Open Office, etc) may be used as well.

Students must complete, sign and submit a current enrolment contract to CanScribe.