Biomedical Equipment Technician Certificate

The Biomedical Equipment Technician Certificate program provides a comprehensive, overview of the biomedical equipment and healthcare technology management industry.

BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN (BMET) CERTIFICATE
24 / 48 WEEK CERTIFICATE COURSE

The Biomedical Equipment Technician Certificate program provides a comprehensive overview of the biomedical equipment and healthcare technology management industry. Students study hardware, software, and troubleshooting for medical devices. Students will apply skills acquired throughout their coursework in basic electronics, schematics, pneumatics, hydraulics, customer service, environment of care (EOC), and troubleshooting. Students garner the skills and working knowledge to perform medical equipment maintenance services characterized by repair or module replacement; repair of general medical equipment malfunctions; adjustment of medical equipment utilizing standard and special-purpose tools and electronic test equipment; conduct preventive maintenance checks and services; and conduct calibration, verification, certification, and electrical safety tests.

Course Catalog
Anntonett Gillins

admissiondept@cbet.edu

Program Overview

Program Cost

$9,298 ($9198 Tuition, $100 Application Fee, Books and Supplies are Included in Tuition)

Program Length

24 Weeks Full Time / 48 Weeks Part Time

405 Clock Hours / 24.0 Semester Credits

Student to Teacher Ratio

30:1

Curriculum

Course Content

  • Medical Terminology & Anatomy
  • Everyday Mathematics
  • Electronics I
  • Networking Fundamentals I
  • Biomedical Equipment Technology I
  • Troubleshooting Theory and Methodology
  • Professional Development
  • Capstone

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

This program equips students with skills necessary to obtain entry-level jobs at hospitals, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) who specialize in making medical equipment, and Independent Service Organizations (ISO) who source contracts for private biomedical companies.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

The program performance objectives include repair and module replacement; simple printed circuit board repair; repair of general medical or optical equipment malfunctions; adjustment of medical, or optical equipment utilizing common and special purpose tools; testing and measuring diagnostic equipment; performing preventive maintenance checks and services; conducting calibration, verification, certification, and electrical safety tests.

CAREER OBJECTIVES

This program prepares students to work in positions, such as Biomedical Equipment Technician (maintenance and repairs), Specialized Equipment Field Service, and Medical Equipment & Instrumentation Technician. Also, Sales, Technical Support, Consulting, and Management. O*NET: 49-9062.00 / CIP Number: 15.0401

CREDENTIAL AWARDED UPON COMPLETION/GRADUATION

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded after the successful completion of the program. The student to teacher ratio for lecture and lab = 30:1

Accreditations

The College of Biomedical Equipment Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET), an accrediting agency continuously recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a reliable authority on educational quality since 1978.

accrediting council for continuining education and training

Strategic Partners

The College of Biomedical Equipment Technology maintains strategic partnerships with healthcare organizations, service providers, and biomedical equipment manufacturers to provide internships, hands-on training, mentorship, and career services to our students around the world. Our international network of strategic partners makes it possible for us to establish real-world training opportunities for students seeking careers as Biomedical Equipment Technicians (BMET). Our goal is to bring the training and education to the student. To learn more about joining our team of strategic partners, or to learn more about externship programs near you, contact us today.