Dental Equipment – Level 3

in Medical Engineering

Dental Equipment – Level 3


3 Days.



Delivery Location

IoT Dudley

Delivery Partners

Delivery Model
  • Block release options available.
Entry Requirements

The Level 3 course has both practical and theory elements. Our pre-requisites are that students have a sound knowledge of Electronic Engineering to either a HNC or equivalent qualification, or equivalent work experience within the Industry. Minimum age for entry onto the course is 19 years old.

Occupational Profile

The course provides an excellent grounding for medical engineering staff involved with the servicing and maintenance of dental equipment.

Training and Development Summary

This course covers introductions into the principles and practical elements of the following areas: operating units, dental chairs, compressors, dental X-ray and other associated ancillaries.

It provides students with the basic knowledge and practical experience needed in order to be able to carry out inspection, servicing and repairs across a variety of dental equipment in accordance with MHRA guidance, IEC Standards, relevant manufacturers’ information and the National Occupational Standard for Servicing Dental Equipment.

On conclusion of the course the students will be competent in the following areas:

  • Describe the engineering and functional operation of dental operating units, associated dental equipment and ancillaries including: aspirators, chairs, lights, compressors, X-ray, descalers, polymer units and dental sterilisers
  • Carry out inspection, testing, fault-finding and servicing of dental equipment in accordance with the relevant legislation, standards and manufacturers’ information.
Professional Recognition and Career Progression

On successful completion of the course students will gain an Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 award in Servicing Dental Equipment.

Students should consider enrolling on one of our 3-day equipment specific programmes to provide further focus on particular medical equipment.

Students should also consider enrolling on the Level 5 Diploma in Medical Equipment Technologies.

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