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Biomedical Equipment Repair Technology

Biomedical equipment technicians install, maintain, and repair medical equipment. They must test and calibrate parts, identifying parts for repair or replacement. These technicians also perform preventative maintenance on critical equipment to ensure high-quality treatment for patients.

Biomedical equipment technicians bring several critical skills to their profession. The field requires mechanical and technical skills to diagnose problems and conduct repairs. The profession also requires communication and time-management skills to quickly and effectively ensure the safety of medical equipment. The course content includes, but is not limited to, electronics, pneumatics, optics and mechanics to troubleshoot, service and repair equipment commonly used for treatment, diagnosis and monitoring of patients in a medical environment.

The course content also includes training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills, and safe, efficient work practices.

The following table illustrates the program structure:

Course #


Course Name




Basic Electronics Troubleshooter




Electronics Equipment Repairer




Biomedical Electronics Troubleshooter 1
Biomedical Electronics Repair Technician




Biomedical Imaging Equipment 1
Biomedical Imaging Equipment Technician





1140 hours
Approximately 11 months
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

What You’ll Learn

  • AC/DC Circuits
  • Analog and Digital Circuits
  • Solid State Devices
  • Motor Control Systems
  • Medical Equipment
  • Safety Concepts and Best Practices
  • Technical Recording
  • Communication Skills
  • Employability Skills and Entrepreneurship

Industry Certifications

  • Certified Electronics Technician Associate (CETa)

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Career Ready Skills

  • Act as a responsible and contributing citizen and employee.
  • Apply appropriate academic and technical skills.
  • Attend to personal health and financial well-being.
  • Communicate clearly, effectively and with reason.
  • Consider the environmental, social and economic impacts of decisions.
  • Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
  • Employ valid and reliable research strategies.
  • Utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • Model integrity, ethical leadership and effective management.
  • Plan education and career path aligned to personal goals.
  • Use technology to enhance productivity.
  • Work productively in teams while using cultural/global competence.

Employment Opportunities

Students who complete this course can expect to earn a starting salary of $20+ per hour in the following industries (Actual wages vary according to education, experience, and certifications.)

  • Hospitals
  • Medical Equipment Suppliers

Steps to Enroll

  1. Attend a Virtual Information Session
  2. Take the CASAS test, if applicable
  3. Obtain official transcripts, if applicable (high school, GED, college, etc.)
  4. Apply for financial aid (official transcripts required)
  5. Provide appropriate residency documents
  6. Complete application packet
  7. Pay application fee


Program Info

Biomedical Equipment Repair Technology Master Plan of Instruction 2022-23

Program Start Date

Program starts July 10, 2023

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