Clinical Technologists Training, The RCT
The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) offers accreditation to training centres who wish to enter candidates on to the IPEM Clinical Technologist Training Scheme specialising in Physics and Engineering in Health Care. To enrol on the training scheme, trainees must be employed within a training role in an accredited centre.
To gain IPEM accreditation, training centres (or consortia) must:
be able to offer comprehensive training in each subject (Scope of Practice) applied for;
provide Training Supervisors, in each subject area (Scope of Practice), who are either Full Members of IPEM or of equivalent status;
employ at least two other clinical technologists, scientists or engineers working in the subject area (Scope of Practice); and
provide a moderator in each subject area (Scope of Practice).
Training centres must demonstrate that there is good management for, and a commitment to, training as well as an environment in which educational, skill and personal development can take place.
To apply for IPEM training centre accreditation, please read our application form guidance notes here and then complete and return the application form here. For full details on the IPEM Clinical Technologist Training Scheme please read the Handbook here. For information on Scopes of Practice, please click here.
For a list of training centres that have been accredited for the IPEM Clinical Technologist Training Scheme please click here.
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