1 NSQF Job Role 1 - IBSC - AMTZ - Vizag - Copy.pdf

Certificate in Biomedical Engineering

  • Job DescriptionThe objective of the training program is to develop a pool of workforce which can be employed by focuses on the acquisition of skills necessary to use equipment designed to diagnose, and fix malfunctioning medical equipment. As per the training modules at the end of the training, the candidate would be certified to perform following activities - a) Maintain, repair or provide technical support for biomedical Equipment. b) Train clinicians & other healthcare professionals on basic medical equipments like BP apparatus, ECG Machines, Patient Monitors etc. c) Evaluate the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of biomedical equipment. d) Liaising with medical, engineering & scientific staff. e) Writing reports and documentation The detail progression is given in the item no 30 of this document.
  • Originally Approved23rd NSQC - August 2019
  • Last Revised-
  • Code2019/HLT/AMTZ/3575
  • SectorHealthcare
  • NSQF LevelLevel 5
  • Notional Hours500
  • Accrediting BodiesQuality Council of India (QCI)
  • Certifying BodiesIndian Biomedical Skill Consortium (IBSC)
  • Proposed Occupation

    Junior Biomedical Engineer / Junior
    Biomedical Technician

    *Title will be decided as per qualification
    of candidates. With engineering
    qualification “Engineer” & with diploma
    qualification “Technician”

  • Progression Pathway

    After the due certification on qualifying
    all the desired skills, it is expected that
    the candidate will attain employment as
    Junior Biomedical Engineer / Junior
    Biomedical Technician in health care
    The candidate may further attain
    supervisory role as he / she progresses
    in their careers professionally after
    gaining adequate experience.
    After gaining certain experiences the
    candidate will be promoted to higher
    levels such as Biomedical Engineer,
    Senior Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical
    Manger, Biomedical Head and so on.
    The candidates can also work in
    Administration and contribute in
    Healthcare Industry.
    Academic Progression
    For diploma candidates they can entry
    directly to second year of engineering
    program in Bio-medical.
    For engineering candidates, they can
    pursue M. Tech Biomedical or MBA in
    Hospital Administration.

  • 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
    The test is designed by SME or Subject
    Matter Expert who prepares the test
    material with total integrity and
    The candidate is administered a written
    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.

  • Qualification File 1 NSQF Job Role 1 - IBSC - AMTZ - Vizag - Copy.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    BM01 Anatomy and Physiology 50 5
    BM02 Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics 100 5
    BM03 Healthcare Technology Function and Operation 200 5
    BM04 Hospital Engineering & Management 100 5
    BM05 Medical Terminology for Engineers 50 5
    Total 500 5
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