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Electro-Mechanical Assistive Equipment

Course ref: MAH

Duration: 1 Day

Course Description:

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.

Course Aim:

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.

Course Objectives:

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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What Next?

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.

Course Duration:

1 Day

Course Fees:

    £259 +VAT (Accommodation available at additional cost)


Training is delivered at our purpose built training facility located in the West Midlands Find Out More

Upcoming Dates:

  • 2020
  • 21 April
  • 6 October



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