NSQF application file- J C 2 - IBSC - AMTZ - Vizag.pdf

Certificate in Biomedical Maintenance

  • Job DescriptionAs per the training modules at the end of the training, the candidate would be certified to perform following activities - a) To perform preventive maintenance and electrical safety testing of medical equipments, laboratory equipments and systems. b) Provide technical assistance and instructions on operation and maintenance of medical equipment to clinicians and technicians. c) Contribute expertise to develop medical maintenance in standard operating procedures. d) Evaluate technical specifications to identify equipment and systems best suited for intended use and possible purchase
  • Originally Approved23rd NSQC - August 2019
  • Last Revised-
  • Code2019/HLT/AMTZ/3576
  • SectorHealthcare
  • NSQF LevelLevel 6
  • Notional Hours500
  • Accrediting BodiesQuality Council of India (QCI)
  • Certifying BodiesIndian Bio Medical Skill Consortium (IBSC)
  • Proposed Occupation

    Senior Biomedical Engineer / Senior Biomedical Technician *Title will be decided as per qualification of candidates. Withengineering qualification “Engineer” &with diploma qualification “Technician”

  • Progression Pathway

    After the certification, the candidate will acquire specialized skills in the field of Medical Equipment Maintenance. The candidate may further attain supervisory role as he / she progresses in their careers professionally after gaining adequate experience. After gaining certain experience the candidate will be promoted to higher levels such as Senior Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Manger, Biomedical Head and so on. The candidate can also work in Administration or contribute to Healthcare Industry. Also, candidate can also pursue higher studies. Academic Progression For diploma candidates they can entry directly to second year of engineering program in Bio-medical. Also, they can purse degree in distance mode. For engineering candidates, they can pursue M. Tech Biomedical or MBA in Hospital Administration. Also, they can pursue PG programme in distance mode.

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    When the individual has relevant experience, he is assessed through a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme.The candidate is assessed through a combination of theory test, practical knowledge and verbal questioning or VIVA. The test is designed by SME or Subject Matter Expert who prepares the test material with total integrity and objectivity. The candidate is administered awritten test of 45 minutes and a
    practical test of 1.5 to 2 hours duration. Upon successful completion of the test the candidate is declared competent for yet to be competent, depending upon which the training is advised.
    The assessment is conducted by trained and qualified assessors appointed by IBSC. The tests are administered under strict confidentiality and absolute lack of bias or prejudice. For those with 5 years of experience in BME field can take direct assessment.In case if candidate couldn’t qualify, he/she needs to under-take the training followed with assessment. However, it is recommended to the candidates to take required training before assessment.

  • Qualification File NSQF application file- J C 2 - IBSC - AMTZ - Vizag.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    MT01 Healthcare Technology Problem Solving and Troubleshooting 250 6
    MT02 Healthcare Safety & Standards 50 6
    MT03 NABH & NABL Accreditation 50 6
    MT04 Facilities / General Management 50 6
    MT05 Radiation Safety 100 6
    Total 500 6
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