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.
The course provides an excellent grounding for medical engineering staff involved with the servicing and maintenance of anaesthetic and ventilation equipment.
This course covers introductions into the principles and practical elements of the following areas: anaesthetic machines, vaporisers, medical gas supplies and controls and ventilators.
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 anaesthetic and ventilation type, bio-medical equipment in accordance with MHRA guidance, IEC Standards, relevant manufacturers’ information and the National Occupational Standard SEMEM 3-65 Servicing anaesthetic and ventilation equipment.
On conclusion of the course, the students will be competent in the following areas:
On successful completion of this course, candidates will gain a National Level 3 Certificate from the awarding body Open College Network West Midlands.
All of our medical equipment training courses now count towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for NHS staff.
This course is developed and continuously reviewed in accordance with the National Occupational Standards and in particular with meeting the requirements for: