Biomedical Equipment Repair Technology

Equipment and medical devices in modern operating  room

Establishing learning foundations for life

Program Objective:

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigerous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for the future education and careers in the Manufacturing career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problemsolving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of Manufacturing career cluster.

Program Content:

The content includes but is not limited to hydraulics, pneumatics, optics and mechanics to troubleshoot, service and repair equipment commonly used for treatment, diagnosis and monitoring of patients in a medical enviornment. The course content should also include training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices.

Admission Requirements:

  • 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in any K-12 program

  • Occupational Interest

  • High School Diploma or GED

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1140 hours but students can earn a certificate upon completion of the following OCPs:

OCPCOURSEHOURS
OCP ABasic Electronics Troubleshooter150 Hours
OCP BElectronics Equipment Repairer150 Hours
OCP CBiomedical Electronics Troubleshooter 1150 Hours
OCP CBiomedical Electronics Repair Technician150 Hours
OCP DBiomedical Imaging Equipment 1270 Hours
OCP DBiomedical Imaging Equipment Technician270 Hours
Total Hours: 1140

Minimum basic-skills grade levels required for awarding a Full Program Completion Certificate are 10th grade in Math, Reading, and Language on the TABE® test. (Exception: High School Diploma from Florida Public School 2007-Present.) Additional information can be provided by student services. Students are expected to complete program competencies.

Employment Opportunities:

Certificate Biomedical Equipment Repair Technicians can work as

  • Medical Equipment Repairer
  • Electrical Repairer
  • Electronics Repairer
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Repair Worker

Employment Requirements:

  • Certificate: Biomedical Equipment Repair Technologist

  • Proficiency in completing electronic documentation using technological tools

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Experience interfacing with both internal and external customers as part of a solution based service process

Salary:

According to the 2017 Bureau of Labor Statistics the median pay for a Medical Equipment Repairer was $49,400 annually or $23.75 per hour.

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Applicants must have a high school diploma from an accredited High School, or its equivalent. To apply, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, at www.fafsa.gov. Questions pertaining to this matter should be directed to the Financial Aid Office.

Program Cost:

  • In-state residents – $2.56 per hour (Subject to change)

  • Out of state resident – $10.25 per hour (Subject to change)

  • $15.00 application fee per trimester

  • Material fee – $25.00

  • Identification fee – $5.00 per trimester

  • Liability insurance fee – $10.50

  • Students must purchase books/kits and/or uniforms, if applicable

Program Hours:

  • Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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