Healthcare Science (HCS) Level 4 Apprenticeship / Clinical Engineering
This two-year long programme provides apprentices with structured work-based training in Clinical Engineering. During the course, apprentices will earn a Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma as part of their apprenticeship.
While training in the workplace apprentices will not only have the opportunity to attend Dudley College of Technology webinars but also attend in person the Black Country and Marches Institute of Technology for specialist medical equipment course/s. Training this way provides both the knowledge and skills to work within a Medical Engineering environment.
Assessment & Qualification
Apprentices will complete an End Point Assessment through Health Education England (HEE) and the National School of healthcare Science (NSHCS) they will then attain the standard of Healthcare Science Associate.
On the job learning
Apprentices will perform tasks such as medical device maintenance/calibration (including electro-medical); managing technical data and writing technical reports. The apprentice will learn fundamental techniques to fault find, service and maintain a range of complex medical devices.
An opportunity to gain an industry recognised qualification
This Apprenticeship provides opportunities for new trainees or those already working within the Clinical Engineering (or Medical Engineering) sector to gain formal qualifications, develop existing skills and knowledge in Healthcare Science and developing new technical and professional skills.