History

70 years of experience & quality

Ecole Minerva Foundation

Secretary courses (administration and management)
Marketing course
Business management course



1949
1969
Swiss Medical Association (FMH) Approves EML Titles

First in French-speaking Switzerland to receive FMH approved titles
Official recognition by the Federation of Swiss Doctors
Medical Secretary Program – SVM (Société vaudoise de médecine)
Medical Assistant Program – FMH (Federatio Medicorum Helveticorum)



Dual Track (Valais)

First in French speaking Switzerland to offer apprenticeships for Medical Assistants (Valais) –FMH

1975
1976
Dual Track (Vaud)

First in French speaking Switzerland to offer apprenticeships for Medical Assistants (Vaud) –FMH

New program

Preparation in science courses

1983
1985
Full Time Program, Veterinary Assistant

Official recognition by the SVS
(Society of Swiss Veterinarians)


Veterinary Assistant – Dual Track (Vaud)

Veterinary Assistant with apprenticeship
Exclusively for French-speaking Switzerland – SVS

1988
1994
Professional Recycling Program

Continuing education for adults
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New Programs in the Paramedical Field

Medical Lab Technician
Nutritionist Advisor
Technician/Advisor in Cosmetology



1995
1996
Medical Assistant - CFC

Apprenticeship track for Medical Assistants (as per OFFT guidelines - Swiss Federal Office of Vocational Training and Technology), Program approved across cantons
Full-time CFC Medical Assistant (as directed by OFFT)



PERFORMA

Continuing Education and Development – “EDUQUA” certified


2003
2004
New QSC Certification

Obtaining a second QSC Quality Certification

Expansion of the School into new programs

Introduction of Health Gymnastics



2011
2013
Accreditation by the DGEP / VAUD

Accreditation by DGEP (Directorate General of Post-Secondary Education) of the Canton of Vaud (apprenticeship and full-time pathways)


65th Anniversary of Ecole Minerva

Commemoration of the 65th Anniversary of the School
Initiation of the preparatory program in scientific and linguistic disciplines (AVDEP- Association Vaudoise des Ecoles Privées)



2014
2017
Accreditation by the FEDE

Accreditation of the Diploma of Medical Secretary by the FEDE (European Federation of Schools and Universities)

Professional Maturity Program

Development of the "Professional Maturity" program, Health-Social option

2018
2018
Professional retraining / GEC

Medical secretary diploma to holders of a CFC (Certificat Fédéral de Capacité) or a GEC (General Education Curriculum) diploma

70th Anniversary

Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of Ecole Minerva
Quality certification - Swiss Association of Professional Schools for Medical Assistants (SVMB)

2019