Advanced Medical Equipment Technologies Level 5 Diploma

The Level 5 Diploma in Advanced Medical Equipment Technologies is a higher level qualification intended for people employed full time. It runs for a duration of 24 months which makes this a part-time course. This Diploma enables individuals working in medical equipment technologies to obtain an appropriate accredited work-based learning qualification whilst in full time employment. It is focused on developing additional skills, knowledge and understanding in medical technology in the workplace.

Additional benefits of the course include:

  • Engineering Technician status (subject to experience)
  • Lectures and seminars from industry specialists
  • Online library and course text book loan scheme
  • Peer mentoring

Achievement of the Diploma will allow access to the final year of a  BSc (Hons) in Engineering Management. As this is a work-based, distance/blended learning course a variety of approaches to teaching and learning will be utilised to reflect the academic level, content and outcomes.

Entry Requirements:

Learners applying for the Diploma must have a Level 3 Diploma in a relevant subject area such as a Level 3 Diploma in Medical Equipment Technology, an A-Level in Mathematics and GCSEs in English and Science. Equivalent qualifications will be considered, as will substantial relevant experience in the field of medical engineering.

Delivery and Assessment:

Learning takes place predominantly in the work place mainly through the completion of workbooks, online activities and tests, direct practice with supervision by the mentor in the workplace and through peer group discussions on the virtual learning environment. High levels of contact time are offered through the dedicated web support of Moodle. Alternatives to traditional class-based study allow learners to undertake learning at a time and pace which suits them. This makes the programme more accessible than a traditional university course. One day practical-based sessions and assessments form part of the Diploma where attendance at our site is mandatory delivered on a Friday every ten weeks.


Modules are delivered sequentially, avoiding the need for students to complete and submit assessments for multiple modules concurrently.  Find further module information here

Mandatory Modules

TitleLevelCreditGLHTQTUnit CodeUnit Reference
Electrical and Electronic Science for Medical Engineers587080XN1/4/NQ/001A/506/7800
Human Anatomy and Physiology486080RH4/4/NQ/002L/507/1933
Managing Medical Equipment584880XH1/5/NQ/001J/506/7804
Mathematical Principals for Engineers486080XJ1/4/NQ/001L/506/7803
Mathematical Engineering Science for Medical Engineers486280XH1/4/NQ/001R/506/7804
Medical Engineering project515100150HX1/5/NQ/002Y/506/7805
Patient Monitoring, Therapeutic and Frequency Dependent Equipment587080XH1/5/NQ/003F/506/7801

Optional Modules

TitleLevelCreditGLHTQTUnit CodeUnit Reference
Anaesthetic and Operating Theatre Equipment586479XN1/S/NQ/003F/615/7914
Medical Imaging Equipment597190XN1/5/NQ/004L/615/7969

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  6. Avensys Training offer Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) to help you find the right course. We will talk to you about previous experience, qualifications and what the training objectives are, to help suggest the best options for training and career pathways. From this we would recommend the right options to suit the individual learner.

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  7. Avensys are well established in bio-medical and dental equipment training. With classrooms and a practical workshop, the training centre is well equipped to provide theoretical and practical based learning. It’s Midlands location make it easily accessible through motorway and network links.

    The training centre offer includes:

    • Scheduled training courses
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    All our scheduled training courses take place at the Kidderminster training centre, ranging from level 2 to level 5, and are accredited byBTEC Pearson or Open College Network West Midlands.

    Bespoke Onsite Courses
    If you are looking for training to take place on your site, we can arrange this.We will need to confirm details with you, for example: course objectives, required course length, number of learners and relevant equipment you can provide onsite and timeframe you are looking for the training to take place.We will then be able to confirm the cost and available dates for your bespoke training.

    Online Learning
    It is vital that clinical staff use medical devices efficiently and effectively to ensure best treatment is administered to the patient. That is why Avensys Training are working with customers to develop a suite of device specific online eLearning programmes, which are cost effective and easily accessible, as well as providing a consistent level of training throughout the clinical team.

    Our learning platform helps monitor and manage training requirements, automatically notifying staff when training is due whilst providing management with essential compliance data.

    Click here to read more about online learning.

    The Avensys Apprenticeship courses are the perfect start to a career in Clinical Engineering and career progression.They provide opportunities for those already working in the industry to gain formal qualifications for roles they currently hold, adapting existing skills and knowledge to develop new skills.

    We offer the Level 2 Healthcare Science Apprenticeship, Level 3 Medical Engineering Apprenticeship and the Level 4 Healthcare Science Apprenticeship. All courses have been designed and written especially for the Medical Engineering Industry, ranging in duration from 12-24 months, with apprentices learning fundamental techniques to fault, find, service and maintain medical equipment.

    Click here to read more and understand how they can be funded by the Apprenticeship Levy.

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