Operating Theatre and Surgical Equipment – Level 3

in Medical Engineering & Healthcare

Operating Theatre and Surgical 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 operating theatre and surgical equipment.

Training and Development Summary

This course covers introductions into the Principles and Practical elements of the following: Surgical Diathermy, Operating Tables, Gas Monitoring and Endoscopy.

To provide 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 Operating Theatre and Surgical Type Bio-medical equipment in accordance with MHRA guidance, IEC Standards, relevant manufacturers’ information and the National Occupational Standard for Servicing Operating Theatre and Surgical Equipment.

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

  • Describe and explain the principles of surgical diathermy.
  • Describe and explain the principal techniques used for gas monitoring in the operating theatre environment.
  • Describe the engineering and functional operation of operating theatre and surgical equipment, including surgical diathermy, operating tables and endoscopes.
  • Carry out inspection, testing, fault-finding and servicing of operating theatre and surgical 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 Operating Theatre and Surgical 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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