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Introduction to Medical Engineering Level 2

Course Ref: IME

Duration: 3 Days

Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to Medical Engineering and providing the essential underpinning knowledge and experience to work within a Medical Engineering environment.

Who Should Attend:

The course provides an excellent grounding for anyone new to a medical engineering role and is responsible for simple maintenance tasks within a Medical Engineering department or anyone interested in working within a medical engineering environment.


The minimum age for entry onto the course is 19 years old.

Course Aim:

To provide learners with the underpinning knowledge and competence to work safely and effectively within a Medical Engineering department. The course aims to equip the learner with the knowledge and skills required for simple maintenance and servicing tasks.

Course Objectives:

On conclusion of the course the learners will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between volts, amps and watts.
  • Explain the effects of electricity on the body.
  • Demonstrate how to use an Electrical Safety Tester
  • Demonstrate good care and storage of equipment relating to medical devices
  • Explain the care of and use of tools within a medical engineering department.
  • List the basic measurement units used in the clinical setting
  • Demonstrate how to service basic medical devices such as Aneroid and mercury sphygmomanometers, Clinical Thermometry and Treatment couches
  • Explain good infection control practice when accessing a clinical area.

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What Next?

Learners should consider enrolling on our 10-day Level 3 Medical Equipment Technologies programme for a further insight to the role of Medical Engineering.

Course Duration:

3 Days

Course Fees:

    £749 + VAT (Accommodation available at an additional cost)


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

Upcoming Dates:

  • 2020
  • 7-9 January
  • 28-30 July



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