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Unit 5: Perform first line calibration on clinical equipment ready for use during NHS Health Check assessments

Unit 5 requires the learner to understand the procedures, conduct and report on calibration tests for equipment for use during an NHS Health Check. This unit is linked to competence five: risk assessment in the NHS Health Check workforce competence framework and derived from the Skills for Health National Occupational Standards GEN77.

Tip! 

- Use the learner workbook to capture and evidence how to achieve the learning outcomes. 

- Use the supporting materials to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding. 

- Trainers and assessors should refer to the assessor workbook to get tips on what to look for when assessing the learner.


Learning outcomes:

1. Understand the procedures involved in the calibration of equipment for use during NHS Health Check assessments

2. The learner will be able to perform calibration of equipment for use in NHS Health Check assessments

3. The learner will be able to conclude and report on tests on equipment for use in NHS Health Check assessments 


Supporting materials:

Sample protocol template for equipment maintenance - North Somerset County Council

External online resource:

5.1 CQC Regulation 15: Premises and Equipment

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