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Electro-Mechanical Assistive Equipment
Course ref: MAH
Duration: 1 Day
This course covers introduces the principles of and practical equipment aspects of Electro-Mechanical Hoists.
Who Should Attend:
The course provides an excellent grounding for medical engineering staff involved with the servicing and maintenance of electro-mechanical assistive equipment.
The pre-requisites of the courses are that learners have a sound knowledge of Electronic Engineering either an HNC or equivalent qualification, or equivalent work experience, as the Level 3 courses are both practical and theory based. Minimum age for entry onto the course is 19 years old.
To provide learners with the basic knowledge and practical experience needed in order to be able to carry out inspection, servicing and repairs across a variety of Electro-Mechanical Hoists in accordance with MHRA guidance, relevant LOLER regulations, IEC Standards, relevant manufacturers’ information and the National Occupational Standard for Servicing Electro-Mechanical Assistive Technology Equipment.
On conclusion of the course the learners will be able to:
- Describe the engineering and functional operation of electro-mechanical assistive technology equipment.
- Carry out inspection, testing, fault finding and servicing of electro-mechanical assistive technology equipment in accordance with relevant legislation, standards and manufacturers’ information.
On successful completion of the course learners will gain an Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 award in Servicing Electro-Mechanical Assistive Equipment.
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Learners should consider enrolling on one of our 3-day equipment specific programmes to provide further focus on particular medical equipment.
Learners should also consider enrolling on the Level 5 Diploma in Medical Equipment Technologies.