Is this course for you?

This course is suitable for individuals who may be new to healthcare engineering, apprentices, or anyone wanting to gain an understating of the different healthcare engineering disciplines.

Aim

This course will provide learners with a broad introduction to a wide range of engineering disciplines operating within a medical/healthcare environment.

Learners will gain a greater understanding of how the services they provide impacts on compliance to various HTMs and will be relevant to electrical and mechanical engineers. 

Learning Outcomes

To provide an understanding of the requirements of engineering disciplines and regulations written on healthcare setting.

Learners will benefit from a stimulating mix of theory and practical learning covering:

  • electrical installations in medical locations – an overview, including electrical safety (Section 710 BS7671)
  • medical gas safety – an introduction, with a practical focus on cylinder handling (HTM 02-01 Part B section 7)
  • electrical safety testing for medical equipment – (in accordance with IEC60601 & IEC62353)
  • the purpose of ventilation and critical ventilation systems in healthcare - (HTM 03)
  • lifts - an understanding of the types of lifts, and the regulations and legislation relating to them
  • water hygiene – fundamental knowledge of water hygiene including Legionella management (HTM 04)
  • decontamination & sterilization equipment – an overview of decontamination engineering support

How the course is assessed

Learners will be informally assessed throughout the week. On the Friday, a formal, open book assessment will test the engineering disciplines covered.

Duration

This residential training course will run for five weekdays 8th - 12th August 2022.

NHS

Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.      

City & Guilds

This course has City & Guilds accredited programme status.

COVID-secure measures

Following a review of the new government guidance we want to reassure you that the essential training booked at Eastwood Park for the coming weeks is going ahead as planned.

We are operating a COVID-secure environment and will be seeking the co-operation of everyone attending to strictly adhere to these arrangements throughout their stay and we will continue to carefully monitor the situation.

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Facilities

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Classrooms

Classrooms are available for theory learning and group exercises (close to training laboratories when practice activities are included).

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